Boca Juniors and River Plate are set to face off against Chivas and Club America in a competition dubbed the Colossus Cup, sources have confirmed.
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Once-great Penarol is out of Copa Lib, but Flamengo, Boca Juniors and River Plate ensure plenty of intrigue left in round of 16.
A CAS member said "it wouldn't be strange" if Boca Juniors were awarded the Copa Libertadores title at the expense of River Plate.
On Monday, Boca reportedly sent an extended report to CAS providing further evidence about the attack on their team bus by River Plate fans.
The former Argentina striker and Boca Juniors great has previoulsy coached at clubs in his native country and in Chile.
Borussia Dortmund are set to sign 19-year-old Boca Juniors defender Leonardo Balerdi, the Argentine club's chairman said on Friday.
Cruz Azul midfielder Ivan Marcone is set to move to Argentine giant Boca Juniors, and that's just one transfer nugget from across Liga MX.
The match between River Plate and Boca Juniors was scheduled as the last game of the 2019 Mar del Plata tournament.
River Plate president Rodolfo D'Onofrio said he supports the use of Fan IDs for the Argentina Superleague.
Boca Juniors will not renew its contract with coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto, less than a week after losing the Copa Libertadores final.
Boca Juniors were forced to cancel a planned "fan day" on Wednesday after the Buenos Aires security ministry determined it was unsafe.
As if this season's Copa Libertadores hadn't caused CONMEBOL enough trouble, a crucial typo was spotted on the trophy after River Plate's triumph.
Approximately 20,000 fans gathered at the Obelisk monument in Argentina's capital city on Sunday to celebrate winning the Copa Libertadores.
"The important thing is that there was a winner at last and there was no trouble."
The players of Boca Juniors and River Plate have had their say. Now it is the turn of the lawyers.
River Plate claimed their fourth Copa Libertadores title, 5-3 on aggregate, after defeating Argentine rivals Boca Juniors in 3-1 on Sunday.
Boca Juniors have had their appeal to be awarded the Copa Libertadores rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
In the drama-filled weeks that have passed since the first leg of the Copa Liberatores, one thing is certain -- the result will be hard to predict.
Boca Juniors has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in a bid to be awarded the Copa Libertadores title outright.
South American football's governing body CONMEBOL moved the game from River's Monumental Stadium to the Bernabeu for security reasons.
The squad had their first practice session in Madrid on Thursday ahead of Sunday's rearranged final second leg against Argentine rival River Plate.
"Police detected at Madrid's Adolfo Suarez Airport one of the most significant and dangerous Barras Bravas, who has a big criminal record."
Both Buenos Aires clubs have been given 5,000 tickets by CONMEBOL for the final, but neither have managed to sell out.
Club employees and visitors to the Boca museum were told to evacuate after an anonymous phone call was received.