Independiente del Valle's surprise run forced them to use their under 19 team in league play the same day of Copa Libertadores.
Worst scheduling ever? Independiente Del Valle has had to play an Ecuadorian league game the same day as the Copa Libertadores final first leg.
Ronaldinho's brother and agent, Roberto de Assis, said that the Guayaquil club are near a deal for the club's "Noche Amarilla."
Estudiantes thrashed Independiente Del Valle 4-0 on Thursday to advance to the group stages of the Copa Libertadores.
Ecuadorian football is on the rise and the country's league play continues to grow with tons of exciting rivalries.
Emelec lost 1-0 to Barcelona in the latest installment of the country's biggest local rivalry, the "shipyard derby" in the port city of Guayaquil.