- David Barbona (62')
2nd Leg - Defensa y Justicia advance 3-1 on aggregate
Ciudad de La Plata
1:00 AM, 9 August 2023
La Plata, Argentina
- Wilton Pereira Sampaio
Match ends, Defensa y Justicia 1, Emelec 0.
Second Half ends, Defensa y Justicia 1, Emelec 0.
Nicolás Tripicchio (Defensa y Justicia) wins a free kick on the right wing.
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