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Palmeiras Progresses to Copa Libertadores Quarterfinals After Intense Match

Brazilian champions, Palmeiras, have secured their spot in the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores following a tenacious encounter. On Wednesday, the team played a goalless draw against Atlético Mineiro in São Paulo in a tightly contested match that showcased both sides' determination.

Palmeiras' aggregate score allowed them to advance in the tournament after they won the first leg 1-0 last week.

In the upcoming quarterfinals, Palmeiras is set to face an unexpected contender, Colombian team Deportivo Pereira. Deportivo Pereira caused a stir by eliminating Ecuadorian Independiente del Valle with a victory in Quito on Wednesday.