VIDEO: Brazilian side Chapecoense win their first ever Copa Libertadores tie 5 years ago

VIDEO: Brazilian side Chapecoense win their first ever Copa Libertadores tie

They top Group 7 as a result.

Brazilian side Chapecoense, who lost 19 players and staff in a plane crash last November, have won their first ever Copa Libertadores match in Venezuela.

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Chapecoense beat Zulia 2-1 in the Venezuelan city of Maracaibo to mark their first win outside of Brazil since the tragedy close to the Colombian city of Medellin.

Of the 71 people who died, just three players who were on the plane that day survived - goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, defender Neto and winger Alan Ruschel.

Both Neto and Ruschel were included in the squad for Tuesday's game against Zulia.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXdVRZQJt-o

Chapecoense were only promoted to Brazil's top flight in 2014, but caused a major upset when they qualified for last year's Copa Sudamericana final.

They were on the way to the first leg of that match when tragedy struck.

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