The stage at River Plate could give newcomers Franco Armani (Argentina) and Juan Fernando Quintero (Colombia) a boost in making Russia-bound sides.
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Barcelona's Javier Mascherano wants to return to River Plate before his playing days are over but is wary of making a promise he cannot keep.
"It was a clear penalty. I prefer that a referee continues to make mistakes but not that seven judges are mistaken," River coach Gallardo on VAR.
River had the edge from the first leg and then scored twice Tuesday night. But Lanus wasn't rattled, and banged in four unanswered goals to advance.
River Plate took the first leg of the all-Argentina Copa Libertadores semifinal against Lanus, forcing Lanus to play on the defensive throughout.
The Copa Libertadores has reached the semifinal stage, as River Plate host Lanus on Tuesday, followed by Barcelona S.C. hosting Gremio on Wednesday.
River Plate reached the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores 8-3 on aggregate with a stunning 8-0 second-leg victory over Jorge Wilstermann.
Minnows Wilstermann were clinging to a three-goal first-leg lead against River Plate in the Copa Libertadores. Then Ignacio Scocco changed all that.
The unlikely surge of Wilstermann continued Thursday, as the Bolivian side shocked River Plate 3-0 in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores quarters.
The Copa Libertadores quarterfinals are dominated by Argentine and Brazilian sides, but the other two clubs involved could surprise the favourites.
Bayer Leverkusen have asked FIFA to approve the signing of River Plate's Lucas Alario after the Argentinian Football Association blocked the move.
The Copa Libertadores knockout round wouldn't feel right without theatrics, which are exactly what the River Plate-Guarani leg provided on Tuesday.
River Plate have announced that Camilo Mayada and Lucas Martinez Quarta, tested positive for a banned substance during Copa Libertadores.
Argentina's representatives were at a disadvantage in the early rounds of this year's Copa Libertadores. Now, they have a chance to fight back.
Argentina President Mauricio Macri on Thursday confirmed that the funds had been transferred to AFA to be distributed among the clubs.
Argentina's Sebastian Driussi is in the midst of a stellar season River Plate. It's no wonder that Spurs are interested in signing the 20-year-old.
Paris Saint-Germain's Nasser Al-Khelaifi has played down speculation that the French champions could move for Lucas Alario and Mamadou Sakho.
Earlier this month, River Plate sporting director Enzo Francescoli said he was waiting for a club to meet the release clause fee to sign Alario.
PSG are in the market for a new attacker to provide backup for in-form Edinson Cavani and have been strongly linked with Alario.
Alario's agent Pedro Aldave recently confirmed that the French champions are "following" the player.
The agent of in-demand River Plate striker Lucas Alario has said that Paris Saint-Germain director Patrick Kluivert has been in touch.
Tax officials in Argentina say the Argentine Football Association and about 10 clubs owe $9 million in unpaid taxes.
The transfer window may be shut, but don't think that the wheeling and dealing won't continue! As always, Transfer Talk has the latest.
Genoa have signed Giovanni Simeone, the son of Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone, from River Plate.
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