The Copa Libertadores quarterfinals are set, with three clubs from Argentina on one side of the draw and three from Brazil in the other.
Exits by Atletico Mineiro and Godoy Cruz means this year's Libertadores finals cannot feature an all-Brazilian or all-Argentinian slate.
Of the eight quarterfinal places to be filled in the Copa Libertadores, there is a strong chance all will go to nations from Brazil and Argentina.
Playing their game, Botafogo look strong. Lanus nearly pull a stunner in La Paz. And who might break Brazil and Argentina's grip on this tournament?
Lucas Lima shows his value for Santos, Palmeiras continues to disappoint, and home field doesn't mean too much yet at the Copa Libertadores.
The Copa Libertadores knockout round wouldn't feel right without theatrics, which are exactly what the River Plate-Guarani leg provided on Tuesday.