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Football news – Libertadores, Sudamericana suspended until at least May: CONMEBOL – Eurosport.com
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Football news – Libertadores, Sudamericana suspended until at least May: CONMEBOL – Eurosport.com

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Libertadores hero Barbosa signs permanent deal with Flamengo – RFI
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Libertadores hero Barbosa signs permanent deal with Flamengo – RFI

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) Flamengo’s Copa Libertadores hero Gabriel Barbosa has signed a permanent deal to keep him in Rio de Janeiro until 2024, the Brazilian club said on Tuesday.”We have the red-and-black striker’s goals until 2024! GABIGOL IS OURS!” Flamengo wrote on Twitter, using Barbosa’s nickname.The on-loan 23-year-old forward scored two late goals to…

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Copa Libertadores final to go ahead in Santiago ― CONMEBOL – Vanguard
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Copa Libertadores final to go ahead in Santiago ― CONMEBOL – Vanguard

Copa LibertadoresThe Copa Libertadores final will go ahead in Santiago as planned next month, in spite of the riots that have hit the Chilean capital in the last few days. “We reaffirm our commitment to celebrate the one-match final of the Copa Libertadores at the National Stadium in Santiago on Nov. 23,” said Conmebol, the…

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Copa Libertadores: Flamengo fans arrested before Gremio semi-final – BBC News
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Copa Libertadores: Flamengo fans arrested before Gremio semi-final – BBC News

The first leg finished 1-1 after a late Gremio equaliserSixteen Flamengo fans have been arrested before Wednesday’s second leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final against Gremio in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian police targeted groups accused of “threats to kill police, rob and cause damage”, who were planning to invade the Maracana Stadium. Officials issued 27…

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Copa Libertadores: Boca Juniors & River Plate to do battle again – BBC Sport
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Copa Libertadores: Boca Juniors & River Plate to do battle again – BBC Sport

River Plate players celebrate on the pitch after winning last year’s finalArgentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors will meet in Wednesday’s Copa Libertadores semi-final, nine months after their controversial 2018 final.That match was the first time in 58 years the two sides had met in the final and it was full of drama.The fixture…

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Who are Palestino? The Copa Libertadores team from Chile championed by the Palestinian people around the world – Goal.com
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Who are Palestino? The Copa Libertadores team from Chile championed by the Palestinian people around the world – Goal.com

Luis Jimenez failed to reach his true potential during his time in Europe but remains a force to be reckoned with at his unique boyhood club At his best, he was a mercurial playmaking genius. At his worst, an apathetic, entirely ineffective loose cannon. However, Luis Jimenez is blessed with incredible talent with the ball,…

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Who are Palestino? The Copa Libertadores team from Chile championed by the Palestinian people around the world – Goal.com
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Who are Palestino? The Copa Libertadores team from Chile championed by the Palestinian people around the world – Goal.com

Luis Jimenez failed to reach his true potential during his time in Europe but remains a force to be reckoned with at his unique boyhood club At his best, he was a mercurial playmaking genius. At his worst, an apathetic, entirely ineffective loose cannon. However, Luis Jimenez is blessed with incredible talent with the ball,…

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Arsenal keen on Copa Libertadores finalist – WhoScored.com
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Arsenal keen on Copa Libertadores finalist – WhoScored.com

Arsenal are looking to acquire the services of Boca Juniors youngster Cristian Pavon in the New Year, reports the Sun on Sunday.  The Argentine has previously been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium, though any transfer failed to materialise 12 months ago.  However, the Gunners could now return for Pavon next month following…

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Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto accepts River Plate victory in re-arranged second leg – The Independent
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Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto accepts River Plate victory in re-arranged second leg – The Independent

Boca Juniors manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto intimated that he would not back any appeal to reverse the club’s Copa Libertadores final defeat to great rivals River Plate, insisting that “for me, it’s finished… River win”. Boca had attempted to get the game awarded to them after the attack on the team bus that initially saw…

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Official Copa Libertadores final dinner – RMCF en
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Official Copa Libertadores final dinner – RMCF en

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez has attended the official Copa Libertadores final dinner alongside River Plate president Rodolfo D’Onofrio and his Boca Juniours counterpart Daniel Angelici, who led the two finalists’ parties. The event took place in the presidential box at the Santiago Bernabéu and also in attendance were Conmebol president Alejandro Domínguez, and head of…

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Rescheduled Libertadores final a success, says CONMEBOL chief – Eurosport.com
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Rescheduled Libertadores final a success, says CONMEBOL chief – Eurosport.com

MADRID, Dec 10 (Reuters) – CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez hailed the rescheduled Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors at the Santiago Bernabeu as a success and praised Real Madrid president Florentino Perez for making it happen. River lifted the South American equivalent of the Champions League for a fourth time by winning…

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Copa Libertadores final match in Madrid will be a one-off, Infantino says – Vanguard

The decision to play the South American Copa Libertadores final match between River Plate and Boca Juniors in Madrid should not signal the start of a new trend. Fifa President, Gianni Infantino The Buenos Aires derby will be the first major continental final to be played outside its home region, leading to speculation that other…

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Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors vs River Plate second leg confirmed for Santiago Bernabeu – Goal
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Copa Libertadores final: Boca Juniors vs River Plate second leg confirmed for Santiago Bernabeu – Goal

Following trouble in Buenos Aires ahead of the original fixture on Saturday, the match has been moved to the home of Real Madrid Santiago Bernabeu will host the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors, CONMEBOL has confirmed.  The game will take place at Real Madrid’s home ground on Sunday, December…

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River – Boca: Libertadores final, CONMEBOL ruling live – AS English
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River – Boca: Libertadores final, CONMEBOL ruling live – AS English

Meanwhile Boca are going to train at the Spanish FA’s grounds at Las Rozas just outside Madrid. They arrive in the Spanish capital on Tuesday. River will arrive in Spain on Monday, and according to our sources they’ve reached an agreement with Real Madrid to train at their Valdebebas training facilities ahead of the final…

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The Bernabéu will host Copa Libertadores final return leg – AS English
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The Bernabéu will host Copa Libertadores final return leg – AS English

An agreement was finally reached this afternoon and confirmed shortly after 23:00 hours CET: the return leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will take place at the Santiago Bernabéu on Sunday 9 December at 20:30 hours local time (CET). It means that both of the two major continental…

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