Diego Forlan scored his first goal for Penarol today – and it was a golazo. The Uruguayan, whose returned to his home country to play for the club where his father won the Copa Libertadores, wasted no time in getting off the mark for his new side, scoring on his competitive debut. Show More Summary
In a summer of sporting firsts, Chile men’s national team captured their maiden Copa America crown while Victor Espinoza became the first Latin American jockey to ride a Triple Crown-winning horse. Mexican soccer teams have never captured the Copa Libertadores but UANL Tigres hoped to change that on Thursday night. Show More Summary
The Argentine giants were simply too much for Tigres. Following Lucas Alario's late first half goal, Argentina Primera A superpower River Plate dominated Mexico's UANL Tigres in the second half to win 3-0 and capture the 2015 Copa Libertadores. The...Show More Summary
The young Argentine forward put his side up before halftime Right before the half is the worst time to give up a goal, and Liga MX side Tigres just did that in the first half of the Copa Libertadores' second leg final. River Plate forward...Show More Summary
Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features an interview with Sam Kelly. Welcome to today’s episode of Soccer Morning with Jason Davis. Sam Kelly (ESPNFC) joins Jason to discuss the Copa Libertadores Final first leg and RBNY’s new designated player signing. … Continue reading ?
Paraguayan side Guaraní faced River Plate in the second leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final last night. 23-year-old striker Fernando Fernández celebrated the occasion by shaving the Guaraní club crest into the back of his head....Show More Summary
Argentina: Argentina’s River Plate gained a 2-0 advantage over Guarani of Paraguay in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores and, hence, took a solid step forward in its quest to win its first Libertadores crown since 1996. Venezuela:...Show More Summary
Argentine giants River Plate last night beat Paraguayan club Guarani 2-0 in the 1st leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final. Uruguayan forward Rodrigo Mora scored the second goal of the game in fantastic style to send El Monumental wild. Show More Summary
River Plate were 1-0 down from the first leg, but produced an epic second leg display in Brazil to oust Cruzeiro from the Copa Libertadores. Carlos Sanchez drilled home the opener for River Plate on 20 minutes. On the stroke of half-time Jonathan Maidana headed home for River Plate from a corner for 2-0. Show More Summary
After emerging past Boca Juniors thanks to some ridiculous fan intervention, River Plate have it all to do against Cruzeiro in the second leg next week. The Brazilian side held firm thanks to some fine saves by goalkeeper Fabio and they clinched the win with an 82nd minute goal by Marquinhos. Show More Summary
With one of Liga MX's best teams playing a huge Copa Libertadores match on Tuesday night, we look back at that country's best recent exploits in South America. UANL Tigres take on Emelec in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal on Tuesday, and it's a big occasion for Liga MX. Show More Summary
Last week’s Copa Libertadores 2nd leg between between huge rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate had to be called off after the River Plate players were attacked with pepper spray. Despite fans claiming their innocence, Boca Juniors have since been slapped with a stadium ban and were removed from the competition. Show More Summary
Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors has been kicked out of the Copa Libertadores tournament as punishment for the fan violence that caused Thursday’s round-of-16 clash against rival River Plate to be abandoned.
Boca Juniors are thrown out of the Copa Libertadores after some of the team's fans sprayed River Plate players with an irritant.
Argentine club punished after its fans sprayed rival team players with caustic substance in last-16 tie.
Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features guest Sam Kelly. Jason kicks off today’s show with ESPNFC’s Sam Kelly to discuss the suspension of Boca Juniors – River Plate in the Copa Libertadores.. Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor … Continue reading ?
Nothing says prestigious football tournament quite like a player wearing a shirt that needs to be held together by sticky tape! Wanderers goalkeeper Leonardo Burián needed the assistance of the adhesive tape because his squad number kept falling off his jersey during his club’s tie against Argentine opponents Racing in the Copa Libertadores. Show More Summary
Today’s Soccer Morning features guest Sam Kelly. Argentine football expert Sam Kelly will be on the show to discuss what happened last night in the Copa Libertadores match that resulted in Boca-River being suspended, as well as why there are … Continue reading ?
Things got completely out of hand Thursday during a Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match between hated rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, as Boca’s fans apparently breached a chain-link fence separating them from the field and sprayed River Plate players with some sort of irritant as the team entered through a tunnel for […]
Boca Juniors' Copa Libertadores round-of-16 clash with River Plate was suspended after players of the latter club appeared to be sprayed with an irritant upon entering the pitch after half-time. As reported by the Associated Press (h/t...Show More Summary