The participation of the Argentine teams in the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores ended and the results were not as expected. River was the only one that managed to advance to the quarterfinals and there will be only one representative in the next phase.
To find a similar situation, we must go to the Liberators of 2011, the year in which Velez was the only team in this instance. In the following editions, we could always find more Argentines competing.
How did Vélez do in that Cup? He eliminated Liga de Quito in the Round of 16, then Libertad in the quarterfinals and finally quEdó eliminated against Peñarol in the semifinals. Gareca’s team was a candidate to win the title and had a great team with figures such as Santiago Silva, Burrito Martínez and Maximiliano Morález
River’s unoxuno in the Copa Libertadores
The five successes and the error of River in the victory 0-2 against Argentinos for the eighth of the Copa Libertadores
The preview of Argentinos-River: date, time in South America and Spain, TV, streaming and formations by the Libertadores
With the desire to reach the 4th Final, Xeneize had to visit Mineiro in Brazil. Next, how the game ended and the performance of the starting eleven.
In the following editions, there were always more Argentines and here we remember them.
2012: Mouth (lost the final against Corinthians) and Vélez
2013: Newell’s and Boca (Lepra eliminated Xeneize in the quarterfinals on penalties and then fell in the semifinals against Mineiro).
2014: Arsenal, Lanús and San Lorenzo (ended up being champion)
2015: Racing Y River (ended up being champion)
2016: Boca and Rosario Central
2017: Lanús, San Lorenzo and River
2018: River (was champion), Boca, Independent and Athletic Tucuman (this edition was the record for Argentine teams)
2019: River and Boca
2020: River, Boca and Racing