2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
14-6-5, 2nd in Ecuadoran Primera A
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1005dTim Vickery

Copa Libertadores gets new lease of life

The Copa Libertadores will adopt a new format come 2017 with a year-long calendar in place. Tim Vickery wonders if this will improve the tournament.

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1149dAssociated Press

4 killed in Colombia's Copa Lib celebrations

Celebrations in Colombia after Atletico Nacional won the Copa Libertadores final on Wednesday ended in violence, with three fans killed.

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1149dTim Vickery

Powerful Nacional win the Copa Libertadores

There was no fairy tale ending to the 2016 Copa Libertadores with Nacional simply too good for plucky Independiente del Valle, writes Tim Vickery.

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1149dESPN staff

Atletico Nacional win Copa Libertadores

Atletico Nacional won their second Copa Libertadores title, defeating upstarts Independiente del Valle 1-0 in the second leg of the final.

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1150dTim Vickery

Can Nacional win the Copa Libertadores?

Colombian club Atletico Nacional is all that stands between tiny Independiente del Valle and a piece of Copa Libertadores history, writes Tim Vickery.

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1156dTim Vickery

All square in the Copa Libertadores final

Independiente and Nacional still have everything to play for after the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final finished 1-1, writes Tim Vickery.

1157dESPN Staff

Two games, one day for Copa Lib finalist

Worst scheduling ever? Independiente Del Valle has had to play an Ecuadorian league game the same day as the Copa Libertadores final first leg.

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1157dTim Vickery

Vickery: Independiente on brink of history

Independiente del Valle try to complete a fairytale Copa Libertadores campaign against arguably the competition's best team in Atletico Nacional.

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1164dTim Vickery

Copa Lib second-leg semifinals preview

Independiente del Valle are already living a fairy tale. Round after round they've gone into fearsome arenas and held firm. Can they do it again?

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1165dPeter O'Rourke

Prem trio target Ecuador defender Mina

Everton, Southampton and West Ham United are chasing Ecuador defender Arturo Mina, sources in South America have told ESPN FC.

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1165dPeter O'Rourke

Liverpool take Quinonez on trial

Liverpool have taken Ecuadorian Mauricio Quinonez on trial, according to the South American's club.

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1169dTim Vickery

Independiente del Valle continue to amaze

Underdog teams Independiente del Valle and Atletico Nacional are alive and well after impressive first legs in the Copa Libertadores semifinals.

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1169dESPN staff

Copa semi: Independiente stun Boca 2-1

Independiente del Valle will take a 2-1 advantage to Buenos Aires after beating by that scoreline in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semi.

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1171dTim Vickery

Vickery: Independiente take aim at Boca, Tevez

One minnow, Independiente del Valle, and three South American giants -- Sao Paulo, Boca Juniors, Atletico Nacional -- meet in Copa Libertadores semis.

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1213dTim Vickery

Vickery: Independiente progress over Pumas

The fairytale goes on. Little Independiente del Valle of Ecuador are through to the semifinals of the Copa Libertadores, after eliminating Pumas.

1213dNayib Moran

Pumas miss excellent chance to progress

Two goals to the good, Pumas should have done better in their quarterfinal against Independiente del Valle, writes Nayib Moran.

1213dESPN staff

Copa Lib: Independiente upset Pumas

Ecuador's Independiente del Valle have guaranteed their spot in the Copa Libertadores semifinals after defeating Pumas UNAM on penalties on Tuesday.