River Plate reached the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores 8-3 on aggregate with a stunning 8-0 second-leg victory over Jorge Wilstermann.
Minnows Wilstermann were clinging to a three-goal first-leg lead against River Plate in the Copa Libertadores. Then Ignacio Scocco changed all that.
By winning their second-leg matches on Wednesday, Brazil's Gremio and Ecuador's Barcelona of Guayaquil move into the Copa Libertadores semifinals.
Tim Vickery looks ahead to the quarterfinal second legs of the Copa Libertadores, with Bolivia's Jorge Wilstermann poised for a semifinal spot.
The unlikely surge of Wilstermann continued Thursday, as the Bolivian side shocked River Plate 3-0 in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores quarters.
The Copa Libertadores quarterfinals are dominated by Argentine and Brazilian sides, but the other two clubs involved could surprise the favourites.