Despite their recent string of success, it's possible that no Colombian teams will be participating in the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.
Atletico Nacional were crowned Recopa Sudamericana champions on Wednesday with a 4-1 victory -- and 5-3 aggregate win -- over Chapecoense.
Atletico Mineiro's Romulo Otero produced a free kick that was too good for the goalkeeper in the Copa Libertadores.
CONMEBOL chief Alejandro Dominguez has said discussions are under way over reintroducing the Intercontinental Cup.
The knockout games in this year's Libertadores are two months away. But in the case of Atletico Nacional vs. Estudiantes, it is already sudden death.
"We hope CONMEBOL [South American Football Confederation] will take action," Palmeiras president Mauricio Galiotte said.