Posts filed under ‘Libertadores 2008’

High temperatures, nausea, and aches and pains as Flu cough up the Libertadores to LDU

Ecuador’s LDU are the new champions of the Copa Libertadores 2008 after they beat Brazil’s Fluminense in a truly breath-taking game in estádio Maracanã …

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Continue Reading July 3, 2008 at 01:15 1 comment

Libertadores final first leg: LDU 4-2 Fluminense

Brazil’s Fluminense have their work cut out after losing the first leg of the Copa Libertadores 4-2 to Ecuador’s Liga Deportiva Universitaria (LDU) in the Estádio Casa Blanca in Quito on Wednesday ..

Continue Reading June 26, 2008 at 02:55 4 comments

Night of glory for Fluminense

Rio de Janeiro’s Fluminense are in the finals of the Libertadores for the first time in their history after they saw off Argentina’s Boca Juniors 3×1 …

Continue Reading June 5, 2008 at 00:24 3 comments

All even in first leg between Fluminense and Boca Juniors

Fluminense look well-placed to proceed to the finals of the Copa Libertadores after managing a 2×2 draw against Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires …

Continue Reading May 29, 2008 at 00:59 Leave a comment

Washington double sinks São Paulo

On Wednesday, 80,000 packed the estádio Maracanã to see Fluminense squeeze their way past São Paulo …

Continue Reading May 22, 2008 at 00:28 2 comments

All to play for in the Libertadores

The all-Brazilian tie in the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores was left in the balance …

Continue Reading May 15, 2008 at 00:00 2 comments

Libertadores: Flamengo fall to pieces

Flamengo got it all wrong in the Maracanã on Wednesday when they collapsed 3×0 …

Continue Reading May 8, 2008 at 00:13 5 comments

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