(Video) Guerrero hat-trick puts Corinthians on the brink of Copa Libertadores progression

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Corinthians beat Danubio 4-0 in Uruguay last night thanks to three goals from ex-Bayern forward Paolo Guerrero. They are now virtually assured of their progression to the next phase of the Copa Libertadores.

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The Uruguayan team do not have any real chance to avoid elimination from their group, while Corinthians are the group leaders with 12 points, fellow Brazilians Sao Paulo and reigning champions San Lorenzo have 6 points

Midfielder Jadson opened the scoring in the 26th minute before the former Bayern Munich star scored a hat trick with goals in the 33rd, 46th, and 67th minutes. Danubio’s humiliation was complete after they were forced played the final five minutes with ten men after Matias de los Santos was given his marching orders.

Guerrero only has a contract with Corinthians until July 15th and has not yet reached an agreement over its extension.

You can see highlights from the game in the video below:

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