Down 3-0 on aggregate, River Plate nearly staged a historic Copa Libertadores comeback against Palmeiras -- but fell at the final hurdle.
River Plate beat Palmeiras 2-0 in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinal but it was not enough to overturn a 3-0 loss from the first leg.
River Plate first the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semifinal 3-0 at Palmeiras, but don't rule out an epic comeback from the Argentine side.
Ahead of Tuesday, there were doubts over whether River Plate could handle the pace, talent and aerial prowess of Palmeiras' attack. They couldn't.
Can Boca first get past Santos -- Pele's old club -- to possibly then gain revenge on River Plate, all while paying tribute to Diego Maradona?
The last-16 of South America's club competition begins with last year's finalists Flamengo and River in the field and the coronavirus looming large.
Three into two don't go, and that's that River Plate and Sao Paulo are about to discover as the Copa Libertadores group stage moves toward climax.
Argentina declared its season over and said there will be no relegation for two seasons because of the disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Colombia's new army chief wants to meet footballer Juan Quintero to discuss his father's disappearance more than 20 years ago.
Manchester City are ready to make a deal to bring River Plate star Nicolas de la Cruz over to the Etihad. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Two late goals and one red card later, Gabriel Barbosa helped Flamengo beat River Plate for their first Copa Libertadores win since 1981.
Flamengo won the Copa Libertadores for the first time in 38 years as they beat defending champions River Plate 2-1 with two last-gasp goals.
Lima police say more than 100 items of communications equipment have been stolen ahead of Saturday's Copa Libertadores final.
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.
The Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and River Plate has been moved to Lima, Peru from Santiago, Chile.
River Plate boss Marcelo Gallardo said he is "worried" that protests in Chile could force a change for the Copa Libertadores final vs. Flamengo.
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.