It may only be the Copa Sudamericana, but the fact that four Colombian clubs are in quarterfinals shows they are a sleeping giant, writes Tim Vickery.
Martin Benitez scored the lone goal for Independiente to send them through to the Copa Sudamericana round of 16.
Colombia's Independiente Santa Fe won their first continental title after a dour penalty win over Huracan, writes Tim Vickery.
Ramon 'Wanchope' Avila wasn't able to break the deadlock for Huracan vs. Santa Fe in the Copa Sudamericana final first leg, writes Tim Vickery.
Neither the Argentine nor the Colombian club have won a continental title, but both are deserving winners based on talent and club history.
The two teams vying to break Argentina's grip on South America's continental competitions come from very different circumstances, writes Tim Vickery.