While the Copa Libertadores highlights an all-Argentina final, the Copa Sudamericana semifinals feature teams from Brazil and Colombia.
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.
Despite their recent string of success, it's possible that no Colombian teams will be participating in the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.
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.
Sevilla FC won the Supercopa Euroamericana for the second successive season, beating Independiente Santa Fe 2-1 in Orlando.
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.
Over the next three weeks, the places in the knockout stage will be sorted out. These are some of the most crucial clashes over the next few days, writes Tim Vickery.
There are some huge Copa Libertadores matches coming up in the next few days. These are the five worth paying attention to, writes Tim Vickery.
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