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CONMEBOL says no more Copa Libertadores finals outside of South America

River Plate beat Boca Juniors in Madrid to lift last season's Copa Libertadores title.

CONMEBOL has rejected any chance of another Copa Libertadores final being played out of South America, as happened last year.

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CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez said at a news conference on Monday there were neither plans nor offers to send the South American club championship another continent any time soon.

Last year, River Plate beat archrival Boca Juniors 3-1 in the second leg of the final in Madrid and won its fourth Copa Libertadores title.

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Montagliani is confident that the focus for clubs in the region remains the CONCACAF Champions League, which Monterrey lifted for the fourth time on Wednesday.

"I can tell you unequivocally that I think that's all media speculation," Montagliani told ESPN FC in Monterrey. "Neither MLS nor Liga MX itself as it relates to...

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Boca appealed to CAS to have the title award to them after Boca appealed to CAS to have the title awarded to them after the final's second leg was postponed twice due to violence.

Boca drew the first leg, 2-2, at their Bombonera stadium on Nov. 11 and eventually lost 3-1 to River in extra time...

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River president laughs off Boca Junior's Copa Libertadores appeal

River Plate president Rodolfo D'Onofrio has said he is struggling to understand Boca Juniors' appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for the Copa Libertadores to be awarded to them.

On Monday, Boca reportedly sent an extended report to CAS providing further evidence about the attack on their team bus by River Plate fans before the Copa Libertadores final second leg in November.

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