The Copa Libertadores final takes place on Saturday between Boca Juniors and Fluminense at the Maracana.
The final of the biggest club tournament in South America, if not the world, takes place on Saturday. Six time champions Boca Juniors against Fluminense, a club that has never lifted the trophy.
One club from Argentina against a club from Brazil. A club that has players which have represented Argentina at national team level like Sergio Romero, Marcos Rojo and even Dario Benedetto with an Uruguayan superstar in Edinson Cavani.
Germán Cano is the only Argentine with Fluminense but the Argentine has 12 goals in 11 matches in this year’s Copa Libertadores. The 35 year old will want to score in the final.
Boca Juniors eliminated Nacional of Uruguay in the Round of 16 on penalty kicks, eliminated Racing in the quarter finals on penalty kicks and advanced to the final by beating Palmeiras on penalty kicks. Sergio Romero made penalty saves in all three of the shootouts and Marcos Rojo is suspended after being red carded against Palmeiras.
Fluminense eliminated Argentinos Juniors of Argentina in the Round of 16, Olimpia of Paraguay in the quarter finals and Internacional of Brazil in the semi finals.