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Boca Juniors beat Cruzeiro as Dede sent off; Independiente, River Plate draw

On Tuesday night the quarterfinal first legs of the Copa Libertadores got underway with a 2-0 win for a Brazilian club over opposition from Argentina, in a game where a VAR-induced red card had a significant impact.

On Wednesday the exact opposite took place. This time with much more controversy.

In Gremio's 2-0 triumph away to Atletico Tucuman, there was little doubt that Tucuman's Gervesio Nunez deserved his red card after the video ref caught him stamping on an opponent.  But in the 2-0...

Santos-Independiente Copa Libertadores match abandoned after fan disturbance

SAO PAULO -- Santos fans threw fireworks at the Independiente bench and tried to invade the field during Tuesday's Copa Libertadores match, forcing the referee to abandon the game with just minutes remaining in a 0-0 draw.

The result means that Independiente, who earlier in the day were awarded a 3-0 first-leg win after Santos were adjudged to have used an ineligible player, qualified for the quarterfinals of South America's premier club competition.

Tuesday's game at the Pacaembu stadium was drifting...

Independiente close in on Copa Libertadores quarterfinals thanks to red card from 2015

South American football faced another day of turmoil on Tuesday after governing body CONMEBOL overturned the result of last week's Copa Libertadores game between Santos and Independiente less than 12 hours before their second leg was due to kick off.

CONMEBOL ruled that Brazilian side Santos fielded an ineligible player in the 0-0 first-leg draw in Argentina last Tuesday and awarded Independiente a 3-0 win.

The two teams meet again on Tuesday in front of a sell-out crowd at the Pacaembu Stadium...

Chile to host revamped '19 Copa Libertadores final; Peru gets Sudamericana

ASUNCION, Paraguay -- Chile has been chosen to host the final of the 2019 Copa Libertadores, the first to be played as a one-off game at a neutral venue, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Tuesday.

The game, South America's equivalent of the Champions League, will take place at the National Stadium in Santiago, probably in November next year.

The National Stadium in Lima will host the 2019 final of the Copa Sudamericana, the continent's equivalent of the Europa League, CONMEBOL...

Corinthians players donate money to struggling Venezuelan hotel workers

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Players from Brazilian club Corinthians donated money to Venezuelan hotel staffers ahead of their match with Deportivo Lara.

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian club Corinthians donated $3,000 to hotel staffers in Venezuela before their Copa Libertadores match because of the economic crisis in the country.

It was the second instance this week by a club from Brazil.

Corinthians shared a video on their social media channels showing players and directors handing envelopes to hotel staffers in Cabudare, 350 kilometres (220 miles) from the capital of Caracas. Club chairman Andres Sanchez said the donation was "small, but from the heart...