The all-Brazilian Copa Libertadores last at an empty Maracanã takes place on Saturday, as Palmeiras and Santos conflict in a winner-take-all bout in Rio de Janeiro.
The 2 will duel for the South American membership championship and a spot at subsequent week’s FIFA Membership World Cup in Qatar, with the winner getting a bye to the semifinals and a date with both Concacaf champion Tigres UANL or Asian champion Ulsan Hyundai.
Time: 3 p.m. ET
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Each golf equipment have received the competitors earlier than, with Santos, a three-time winner, final lifting the trophy in 2011, whereas Palmeiras received its lone championship in 1999. A Santos triumph would raise the membership right into a three-way tie with Argentina’s River Plate and Estudiantes for the fourth-most titles all-time. Argentina’s Independiente, which final received it in 1984, stays the all-time chief with seven.
Neither facet enters the match in notably good type. Palmeiras sits fifth within the Brazilian Serie A, whereas Santos is tenth, losers of three straight matches. Each beat storied competitors to achieve the ultimate, although.
Palmeiras outlasted 2018 champion and 2019 finalist River Plate within the semifinals, whereas Santos bested Boca Juniors to maintain the ultimate an all-Brazilian affair. The final Copa Libertadores last with two Brazilian sides came about in 2006, when Internacional beat Sao Paulo over two legs.
The 2 sides final met on Dec. 5, with Santos and Palmeiras enjoying to a 2-2 draw. Palmeiras received their Aug. 23 assembly, 2-1, on Patrick de Paula’s 73rd-minute objective.