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#Copa Libertadores

# copa-libertadores - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Marcos Rojo and Boca teammates questioned by Brazilian police after brawl
# Copa Libertadores
From The42
# Copa Libertadores

Marcos Rojo and Boca teammates questioned by Brazilian police after brawl

Jul 21st 2021, 4:58 PM 5,293 Views 2 Comments

The incident occured after the Argentine club’s Copa Libertadores match with Brazilians Atletico Mineiro.

# copa-libertadores - Monday 24 May, 2021

FAI exploring potential Irish eligibility of Colombian-born teenage prospect Hollman McCormick
# Wonderkid
From The42
# Wonderkid

FAI exploring potential Irish eligibility of Colombian-born teenage prospect Hollman McCormick

May 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 48,859 Views 38 Comments

The 15-year-old striker last week became the fifth-youngest player to appear in South America’s version of the Champions League.

# copa-libertadores - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Palmeiras beat Santos 1-0 in Copa Libertadores final
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Palmeiras beat Santos 1-0 in Copa Libertadores final

Jan 30th 2021, 10:41 PM 4,942 Views 1 Comment

The victory earns Palmeiras a spot in next month’s Club World Cup in Qatar.

# copa-libertadores - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Flamengo confirmed as league champions a day after winning Copa Libertadores
# The Double
From The42
# The Double

Flamengo confirmed as league champions a day after winning Copa Libertadores

Nov 24th 2019, 10:21 PM 6,309 Views 2 Comments

They were crowned Brasileirao winners on Sunday thanks to Gremio beating Palmeiras.

# copa-libertadores - Saturday 23 November, 2019

2 goals and 2 red cards in incredible finale, as Flamengo snatch Copa Libertadores glory
# Ecstasy
From The42
# Ecstasy

2 goals and 2 red cards in incredible finale, as Flamengo snatch Copa Libertadores glory

Nov 23rd 2019, 10:48 PM 9,041 Views 9 Comments

River Plate were minutes from successfully defending the trophy until Gabriel Barbosa struck twice.

# copa-libertadores - Monday 30 September, 2019

Arch-rivals Boca and River set for another Copa Libertadores clash after last year's final saga
# Superclasico
From The42
# Superclasico

Arch-rivals Boca and River set for another Copa Libertadores clash after last year's final saga

Sep 30th 2019, 7:49 PM 4,120 Views 1 Comment

The two Argentine rivals will face off at the semi-final stage tomorrow night.

# copa-libertadores - Sunday 9 December, 2018

River Plate come from behind to beat Boca in thrilling Copa Libertadores showdown
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

River Plate come from behind to beat Boca in thrilling Copa Libertadores showdown

Updated Dec 9th 2018, 10:12 PM 16,085 Views 14 Comments

Juan Fernando Quintero’s stunning extra-time strike set his side on course for victory in Madrid.

# copa-libertadores - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid
# Green Light
From The42
# Green Light

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid

Dec 8th 2018, 4:29 PM 5,898 Views 0 Comments

Boca Juniors lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to be awarded the title.

# copa-libertadores - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Watch: Boca Juniors swamped by army of fans as they arrive for Copa final in Madrid
# Adulation
From The42
# Adulation

Watch: Boca Juniors swamped by army of fans as they arrive for Copa final in Madrid

Dec 5th 2018, 10:41 PM 6,819 Views 6 Comments

Club legend Juan Roman Riquelme has slammed the decision to move the match away from Buenos Aires to Spain.

# copa-libertadores - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'The most expensive friendly in history': Boca legend blasts Madrid final
# Copa Libertadores
From The42
# Copa Libertadores

'The most expensive friendly in history': Boca legend blasts Madrid final

Dec 4th 2018, 11:38 PM 11,105 Views 1 Comment

Juan Roman Riquelme has hit out ahead of this weekend’s clash between Boca and River Plate at the Bernabeu.

# copa-libertadores - Saturday 1 December, 2018

'It is incomprehensible' - River Plate refuse to play Copa Libertadores clash in Madrid
# Superclasico
From The42
# Superclasico

'It is incomprehensible' - River Plate refuse to play Copa Libertadores clash in Madrid

Dec 1st 2018, 4:15 PM 9,056 Views 13 Comments

The club have hit out at organisers for moving the second leg to Spain and say they will not take part.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Rescheduled Copa Libertadores final to be played at Madrid's Bernabeu
# Home Away From Home
From The42
# Home Away From Home

Rescheduled Copa Libertadores final to be played at Madrid's Bernabeu

Updated Nov 29th 2018, 11:00 PM 15,515 Views 22 Comments

The game between River Plate and Boca Juniors will take place on 9 December.

# copa-libertadores - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final

Nov 28th 2018, 10:21 AM 8,293 Views 11 Comments

No decision has been made on a date or venue for the second leg of a clash with River Plate.

# copa-libertadores - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Copa Libertadores final to be played outside Argentina after bus attack
# Rescheduled
From The42
# Rescheduled

Copa Libertadores final to be played outside Argentina after bus attack

Nov 27th 2018, 4:13 PM 5,815 Views 4 Comments

Conmebol are hoping to play the game on 8 or 9 December.

# copa-libertadores - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Copa Libertadores final postponed again after attack on Boca team bus
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

Copa Libertadores final postponed again after attack on Boca team bus

Nov 25th 2018, 7:20 PM 10,753 Views 5 Comments

Conmebol has agreed to Boca Juniors’ request to further postpone the Copa Libertadores final second leg.

# copa-libertadores - Friday 23 November, 2018

Boca fans pack out their stadium for final training session before Libertadores final
# Supercláscio
From The42
# Supercláscio

Boca fans pack out their stadium for final training session before Libertadores final

Nov 23rd 2018, 11:00 AM 4,930 Views 9 Comments

Boca face bitter rivals River Plate in the second leg of the South American showpiece on Saturday evening.

# copa-libertadores - Friday 16 November, 2018

River deny agreeing Real Madrid move for wonderkid
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

River deny agreeing Real Madrid move for wonderkid

Nov 16th 2018, 8:15 PM 9,464 Views 3 Comments

The Argentine club claim no deal has been reached for the 20 year old, but admit to ongoing talks with the La Liga giants

# copa-libertadores - Sunday 11 November, 2018

The game that all of Argentina has been talking about ends in a draw
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

The game that all of Argentina has been talking about ends in a draw

Nov 11th 2018, 9:32 PM 12,080 Views 5 Comments

The Copa Libertadores final first leg ended in a 2-2 draw between Boca Juniors and River Plate after an enthralling clash.

# copa-libertadores - Friday 9 November, 2018

The football match that makes the Old Firm Derby 'look like a primary school kick-about'
# Long Awaited
From The42
# Long Awaited

The football match that makes the Old Firm Derby 'look like a primary school kick-about'

Nov 9th 2018, 1:01 PM 10,898 Views 13 Comments

Millions of football mad fans in Argentina are eagerly counting down to the first ever ‘superclasico’ Copa Libertadores final.

# copa-libertadores - Monday 5 November, 2018

Boca and River agree to prohibit away fans from Superclásico Libertadores final
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Boca and River agree to prohibit away fans from Superclásico Libertadores final

Nov 5th 2018, 7:59 PM 7,337 Views 13 Comments

There will be no visiting fans at either leg of the Copa Libertadores final following an agreement between the two clubs.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 1 November, 2018

History in the making as rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate to meet in Copa Libertadores final
# Superclasico
From The42
# Superclasico

History in the making as rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate to meet in Copa Libertadores final

Nov 1st 2018, 10:45 AM 7,190 Views 7 Comments

The Argentine teams enjoy one of the most heated rivalries in football, but have never met in the Copa Libertadores final before.

# copa-libertadores - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Just a year after devastating tragedy, Chapecoense remarkably secure Copa Libertadores place
# Incredible
From The42
# Incredible

Just a year after devastating tragedy, Chapecoense remarkably secure Copa Libertadores place

Dec 3rd 2017, 11:35 PM 5,892 Views 2 Comments

They picked up a dramatic victory on the final day of the season thanks to a 95th-minute winner.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Watch: Juan Sebastian Veron becomes oldest Copa Libertadores player in history
# Veteran
From The42
# Veteran

Watch: Juan Sebastian Veron becomes oldest Copa Libertadores player in history

Apr 13th 2017, 3:00 PM 7,587 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder took a loss in his return to the pitch two years after hanging up his boots.

# copa-libertadores - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Veron set for shock return to playing
# Bald Ambition
From The42
# Bald Ambition

Veron set for shock return to playing

Nov 19th 2016, 9:15 AM 8,137 Views 11 Comments

He’s currently the chairman of Estudiantes.

# copa-libertadores - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Brazil waste no time appointing Corinthians manager Tite as Dunga's replacement
# Tite Turnaround
From The42
# Tite Turnaround

Brazil waste no time appointing Corinthians manager Tite as Dunga's replacement

Jun 15th 2016, 10:22 PM 5,111 Views 3 Comments

The CBF are probably regretting not doing this two years ago.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 23 July, 2015

One of the strangest transfers of the summer paid dividends last night
# Great Gig In The Sky
From The42
# Great Gig In The Sky

One of the strangest transfers of the summer paid dividends last night

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:43 AM 15,854 Views 9 Comments

Andre-Pierre Gignac swapped Marseille for Mexican side Tigres.

# copa-libertadores - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Boca Juniors thrown out of Copa Libertadores after fan attack on River Plate players
# Paying The Price
From The42
# Paying The Price

Boca Juniors thrown out of Copa Libertadores after fan attack on River Plate players

May 17th 2015, 10:11 AM 4,553 Views 1 Comment

The bitter Argentine rivals clashed last Thursday but the game was suspended at half-time after pepper spray incidents.

# copa-libertadores - Friday 15 May, 2015

Boca Juniors versus River Plate suspended after apparent tear gas attack
# Crowd Trouble
From The42
# Crowd Trouble

Boca Juniors versus River Plate suspended after apparent tear gas attack

May 15th 2015, 7:44 AM 2,372 Views 1 Comment

The Copa Libertadores last-16 second leg between Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended after pepper spray was used on the visitors.

# copa-libertadores - Friday 13 March, 2015

Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off
# Asleep On The Job
From The42
# Asleep On The Job

Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off

Mar 13th 2015, 9:07 AM 8,492 Views 16 Comments

That or he needed a quick snooze before his early bath.

# copa-libertadores - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Former United misfit Anderson requires oxygen after being subbed before half time
# Out Of Puff
From The42
# Out Of Puff

Former United misfit Anderson requires oxygen after being subbed before half time

Feb 18th 2015, 1:13 PM 9,183 Views 15 Comments

In fairness, playing in La Paz is never easy.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to name new stadium after Pope Francis
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to name new stadium after Pope Francis

Sep 11th 2014, 12:52 PM 2,330 Views 0 Comments

The Argentine club are calling the ground after their most famous supporter.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 14 February, 2013

VIDEO: Ronaldinho catches Sao Paolo on the hop with sneaky water-bottle routine
# Copa Libertadores
From The42
# Copa Libertadores

VIDEO: Ronaldinho catches Sao Paolo on the hop with sneaky water-bottle routine

Feb 14th 2013, 2:12 PM 5,068 Views 1 Comment

One of the Brazilian legend’s assists last night was made in particularly unusual circumstances.

# copa-libertadores - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Preview: Rafa Benitez seeks Club World Cup boost
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Preview: Rafa Benitez seeks Club World Cup boost

Dec 15th 2012, 10:21 AM 472 Views 0 Comments

The European champions face Corinthians in Japan tomorrow.

# copa-libertadores - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Corinthians beat Boca Juniors to lift first ever Copa Libertadores
# Samba
From The42
# Samba

Corinthians beat Boca Juniors to lift first ever Copa Libertadores

Jul 5th 2012, 11:09 AM 499 Views 1 Comment

A second-half double from Qatari striker Emerson proved the difference in Sao Paulo, firing the Brazilian club to a 3-1 aggregate victory.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Jul 5th 2012, 8:52 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

New faces for the Rebels, RVP on the way out, Le tour, the tennis. It’s all here.

# copa-libertadores - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Pick that out: Dorlan Pabón's Copa Libertadores wonderstrike
# Pick That Out
From The42
# Pick That Out

Pick that out: Dorlan Pabón's Copa Libertadores wonderstrike

Apr 11th 2012, 11:30 AM 556 Views 0 Comments

We’ve been treated to a lot of special goals this season and the Nacional midfielder has just chalked up another one.