2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
1-2-1, 2nd in CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores
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72dAssociated Press

Nacional punished for Chapecoense taunts

CONMEBOL have fined Nacional and ordered them to play three games behind closed doors after some supporters mocked the Chapecoense plane crash.

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77d

Chapecoense out of the Copa Libertadores

Brazil's Chapecoense has been knocked out of the prestigious Copa Libertadores after a surprising qualification for the South American cup last year.

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82dTim Vickery

Uruguayan clubs struggling in a globalised world

The Uruguayan Primera Division features an awkward assortment of 15 clubs, which is symbolic of the challenges football clubs face in the country.

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83dAssociated Press

Chape seek Nacional Copa Lib expulsion

Brazilian football club Chapecoense have asked South America's soccer governing body to expel Uruguayan club Nacional from the Copa Libertadores.

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339dTim Vickery

Copa filling final eight slots

Colombia's Santa Fe and The Strongest of Bolivia go head-to-head while other clubs need help to make the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.

AP
707dESPN staff

Copa Lib: Boca Juniors advance to semis

Boca Juniors advanced to the Copa Libertadores semifinals after beating Nacional of Uruguay 4-3 on penalties in the second leg of their quarterfinal.

AP
714dESPN staff

Copa Lib: Boca Juniors draw at Nacional

Boca Juniors collected a crucial away goal but couldn't keep the lead in a 1-1 draw with Uruguay's Nacional, while Rosario Central won in Argentina.

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722dESPN staff

Copa Lib: Defending champs River out

River Plate's quest to repeat as Copa Libertadores champions was thwarted by Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in the round of 16.

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730dTim Vickery

Vickery: Brazil vs. Argentina in last-16?

Wednesday's last-16 slate in the Copa Libertadores is full of intrigue as top Brazilian sides face their Argentine peers, writes Tim Vickery.

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756dSam Kelly

Kelly: Recoba bids farewell to football

At the age of 40, one of Uruguay's finest strikers, Alvaro Recoba has finally called time on his career, writes Sam Kelly.

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822dTim Vickery

Vickery: Manager axed after preseason defeat?

Preseason friendlies rarely end in managers losing their jobs but that was the case after Penarol lost to Nacional, writes Tim Vickery.

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868dESPN Staff

U-14 goalkeeper's sensational goal

Uruguayan rivals Nacional and Penarol were locked in extra time during the U-14 Clasico. Up stepped a goalkeeper to make the crucial play.

1255dChris Wright

Teammate has Recoba's face tattooed on arm

19-year-old Nacional youngster Gaston Pereiro immediately went out after the clasico victory and had Recoba's face tattooed on his forearm in tribute to his hero.

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1266dTim Vickery

Added spice as rivals Nacional, Penarol meet

They've been rivals since 1900. On Sunday, one of them could clinch a title with a victory. Tim Vickery on the latest meeting between the big two teams in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Acosta: San Lorenzo can make history (1:24)
Morinigo: San Lorenzo are favourites (1:12)
Highlights: Defensor Sporting 1-0 Atletico Nacional (1:14)

RankingsCONMEBOL Copa Libertadores

Goal Difference5Tied-5th
Goals Scored10Tied-1st
Assists8Tied-1st
Goals Conceded5Tied-30th