2018 Season

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2018 Schedule
3-2-4, 9th in Ecuadoran Primera A
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642dTim 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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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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787dTim 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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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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787dTim 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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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.

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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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795dTim 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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802dTim 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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802dPeter 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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802dPeter 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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807dTim 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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807dESPN 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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809dTim 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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850dTim 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.

850dNayib 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.

851dESPN 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.

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Copa Lib: Angulo lifts Independiente del Valle

Two goals from Jose Angulo carried Independiente del Valle to a 2-1 win over Pumas in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal on Tuesday

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871dESPN staff

Copa Lib: Defending champs River out

River Plate's quest to repeat as Copa Libertadores champions was thwarted by Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in the round of 16.

879dTim Vickery

Vickery: Who'll spring a Copa Lib surprise?

Independiente del Valle and Cerro Porteno are seeking surprises vs. illustrious opponents in the Copa Libertadores round of 16, writes Tim Vickery.