Marcelo Gallardo won the league with River six times as a player but hasn't done it as a manager in seven years. This year, that could change.
After 18 months, fans finally return to club football in Argentina this weekend, just as Buenos Aires rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors clash.
Barcelona continue to seek alternatives to replace Ronald Koeman with former Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo and River Plate manager Marcelo Gallardo.
Only one representative of the big two (Argentina and Brazil) failed to make the round of 16: last year's runners up Santos of Brazil.
Nine clubs are into the knock-out stage of the Copa Libertadores. But Boca Juniors and River Plate are among those that still need a result.
Ravaged by the coronavirus, River Plate had no substitutes or a specialist keeper available on Wednesday -- yet they still managed to win.
River Plate will be forced to use an outfield player in goal for their next Copa Libertadores tie after a request to name two reservists was denied.
Like a scene from a film, 5th-choice keeper Leonardo Diaz found himself playing for River against rivals Boca -- and the match went to a shootout.
Boca Juniors overcame arch-rivals River Plate on Sunday, despite the heroics of River's fifth-choice goalkeeper who made his debut.
Montevideo will host the finals of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana tournaments in November.
Players and staff were left rubbing their eyes after police fired tear gas at protesters ahead of Wednesday's Libertadores match in Barranquilla.
The likes of Man Utd, Barcelona and Real Madrid are busy scouring South America trying to find the next Leo Messi. Here are the top young players.
South America's World Cup qualifiers are off for March, but a meeting of Argentine giants Boca and River should take away some of the sting.
Atlanta United FC has bolstered a week spot by signing defensive midfielder Santiago Sosa on a transfer from Argentina's River Plate club.
Down 3-0 on aggregate, River Plate nearly staged a historic Copa Libertadores comeback against Palmeiras -- but fell at the final hurdle.
River Plate beat Palmeiras 2-0 in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinal but it was not enough to overturn a 3-0 loss from the first leg.
River Plate first the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semifinal 3-0 at Palmeiras, but don't rule out an epic comeback from the Argentine side.
Ahead of Tuesday, there were doubts over whether River Plate could handle the pace, talent and aerial prowess of Palmeiras' attack. They couldn't.
Can Boca first get past Santos -- Pele's old club -- to possibly then gain revenge on River Plate, all while paying tribute to Diego Maradona?
The last-16 of South America's club competition begins with last year's finalists Flamengo and River in the field and the coronavirus looming large.
Three into two don't go, and that's that River Plate and Sao Paulo are about to discover as the Copa Libertadores group stage moves toward climax.
Argentina declared its season over and said there will be no relegation for two seasons because of the disruption caused by the coronavirus.
Colombia's new army chief wants to meet footballer Juan Quintero to discuss his father's disappearance more than 20 years ago.
Manchester City are ready to make a deal to bring River Plate star Nicolas de la Cruz over to the Etihad. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Two late goals and one red card later, Gabriel Barbosa helped Flamengo beat River Plate for their first Copa Libertadores win since 1981.
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