Vasco da Gama picks up first victory in Copa


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazil club Vasco da Gama picked up its first points in the Copa Libertadores with a 3-2 victory Tuesday over Peru's Alianza Lima.

The Group 5 match was level at 1-1 until Alianza's defender Giancarlo Carmona was sent off in the 48th after his second yellow card.

In two other group matches, last season's runner-up Penarol of Uruguay drew 1-1 with Universidad de Chile in Group 8, and Chilean clubs Universidad Catolica and Universidad Espanola also drew 1-1 in Group 3.