This year's Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Flamengo features two of the continent's best teams. Here's who can win it and why.
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The Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and River Plate has been moved to Lima, Peru from Santiago, Chile.
Carlos Tevez started for Boca Juniors but was unable to help his side to the two goals they desperately needed in Tuesday's Copa Libertadores semi.
River Plate qualified for the final of the Copa Libertadores 2-1 on aggregate despite losing 1-0 and surviving a late onslaught by Boca Juniors.
The second leg of the Copa Libertadores semis has plenty of intrigue. Will Flamengo be fresh against Gremio? And can River Plate keep Boca at bay?
The high praise River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo has drawn from all quarters seems certain to land him a top job in Europe in the coming years.
Boca's plan to sit back and grind out a result against arch-rivals River failed. Now, Gustavo Alfaro's side have a mountain to climb in the Copa.
A goal in each half gave River Plate a 2-0 win over arch-rivals Boca Juniors in a tense semifinal first leg of the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday.
Boca vs. River is a half anticipated, half dreaded meeting of historic rivals, while Gremio vs. Flamengo could be an excellent spectacle.
Inter Miami CF is in talks to acquire River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios but there is "a long way" to go to get a deal done.
The semifinal of the Copa Libertadores that has been both desired and dreaded is set. Three of the final four teams have a familiar look about them.
In a strange fixture quirk, potential Copa rivals River, Boca, Flamengo and Palmeiras will all face each other in domestic competition this weekend.
A rematch between Boca Juniors and River Plate in the Copa Libertadores can occur in the last four -- but both clubs face tricky quarterfinal foes.
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.
River Plate beat Athletico Paranaense on Thursday and gave the Argentine club their third South American Recopa triumph.
The dreaded "video not available" message took on a whole new meaning for one rabid River Plate fan this week.
A CAS member said "it wouldn't be strange" if Boca Juniors were awarded the Copa Libertadores title at the expense of River Plate.
The old adage that it is hard to reach the top but harder to stay there is nowhere more accurate than in South America, as River Plate can attest.
Survive and advance is the mantra at this stage, but the group draw threw up plenty of intrigue. Will Argentina and Brazil continue to dominate?
On Monday, Boca reportedly sent an extended report to CAS providing further evidence about the attack on their team bus by River Plate fans.
Atlanta United have acquired attacking midfielder Gonzalo "Pity" Martinez from River Plate, the club announced on Thursday.
River Plate salvaged third place but the overarching theme of the Club World Cup remains that South American football isn't nearly what it once was.
MLS-bound Gonzalo Martinez scored twice as River Plate secured third place in the Club World Cup with a 4-0 win against Kashima Antlers.
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