Four days after the crosses for the quarterfinals will be confirmed of the Libertadores Cup, Conmebol announcedr the venue of the final of this new edition, which will be played next November 27 in the Centenario Stadium from Montevideo, Uruguay.
Through a flayer official, the entity that regulates South American football reported the place where it will take place the duel that will define the best team on the continent. So far, and with a game pending, there are nine clubs participating for the two places that this great event will deliver.
With this decision, Conmebol It continues the tradition it established in 2019 of designating a country and stadium to be the venue for the final match of the competition. In the previous edition Palmeiras won the trophy at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
After several twists and turns, as a result of the situation that the world is going through due to the coronavirus pandemic, The organization defined the dates on which the final of the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana will be played. While the first will be on November 27, the second will take place a week before (20), both on the Centennial.
This venue was chosen in May by the sanitary conditions in which the country is found in the middle of the pandemic. Conmebol did not give other details about the matches, although it recently released a health protocol for the return of the public to the stadiums in both competencies, which must have the endorsement of the health authorities of the countries involved.
In the absence of a duel for the closing of the round of 16, there are seven teams that have already agreed to the next key of the maximum continental tournament which will be played between August 10 and 19. In addition to River plate representing Argentina and Barcelona to Ecuador, the quarterfinals will also be made up of Olympia from Paraguay and four Brazilian teams: Saint Paul, Flamengo, Atlético de Mineiro and the last champion the Palmeiras.
August 3 Fluminense from Brazil and Cerro Porteño (Paraguay) they will define who will join to the aforementioned clubs when they meet at the Maracanã Stadium for the second round of the second round. In the first leg, the Cariocas won 2-0 with goals from Nené and Egídio.
River, which eliminated Argentinos Juniors now will be measured with Atlético Mineiro in a picture that has him among the favorites and for a key that will have the morbid confrontation with his former star Ignacio Fernández.
The team led by Marcelo Gallardo will play the first leg at the Monumental stadium on Wednesday, August 11 starting at 21:30. The Gallic, which will be defined at home by its position in the group stage of the continental competition, will perform in Brazil on Wednesday 8/18 with one exception: Conmebol did not confirm Mineirao as the host city, where the embarrassing act of violence between Atlético and Boca took place. after last Tuesday’s game.
Too there will be a classic between San Pablo and Palmeiras and, in addition, a cross between two champions like Olimpia of Paraguay and Flamengo. Who is waiting for a rival is Barcelona de Guayaquil, which eliminated Vélez in the previous round. Ecuadorians will be presented on Thursday 12/8 against the winner of the series between Fluminense and Cerro Porteño.