- River Plate reached the finals of Copa Libertadores after a chaotic spell with Gremio
River Plate reached the finals of Copa Libertadores after a chaotic spell with Gremio
October 31, 2018 10:31
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River Plate has Wednesday as the first club for the final of the Copa Libertadores, the South American equivalent of the Champions League. The Argentine club won after a bizarre final 1-2 to defending champions Gremio.
That narrow uitzege was just enough for a place in the final battle, as River Plate went in the heenduel still with 0-1. Boca Juniors can the opponent be in the final, provided that the rival River Plate Thursday at Palmeiras, with success, the comfortable 2-0-ahead from the heenwedstrijd defends.
Gremio picked up after 36 minutes, still in the lead in Porto Alegre, thanks to a goal by Leonardo Gomes. The Brazilians seemed to be on the way to a place in the final battle, but there came eight minutes before time change in when Rafael Borré the equalizer today.