PHOTO: DISCLOSURE / RIVER PLATE
Flamengo and River Plate face each other next Saturday (23), in Lima, Peru, by the great decision of the Copa Libertadores of America. Before embarking on the Peruvian capital, the Buenos Aires team beat Club Atlético Estudiantes 2-0 in the semifinal of the Argentine Cup. The clash was played on the night of Thursday (14).
With goals scored by Javier Pinola and Alejandro Palacios, the team led by Marcelo Gallardo had no trouble going through Estudiantes, who currently play in the third division of the Argentine Championship, and now focus exclusively on the final against Rubro- Black.
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Meanwhile, Flamengo is still committed to the Brasileirão before fully turning to the Libertadores decision. Jorge Jesus's men will face Grêmio on Sunday (17), in a duel valid for the 33rd round of the championship. The two teams face each other from 16h (Brasília time), in Porto Alegre.