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Adebayor sent off as Olimpia edge Defensa y Justicia

Emmanuel Adebayor was sent off as Olimpia battled to a 2-1 win over Defensa y Justicia in Thursday’s CONMEBOL Libertadores game.

The former Arsenal and Manchester City striker was afforded his fourth appearance since joining the Paraguayan side on a free transfer last month.

The Togo international, however, lasted for only 72 minutes in the match before he was given his marching orders after a serious foul play.

Despite the one-man short, the Dean were able to grab victory in the encounter with goals from Carlos Rolon and Brian Montenegro which rendered Marcelo Benitez’s late effort a consolation.