Libertadores: Last 16 sees one all Argentine tie and a replay of last year’s final

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With all the group games finishing last night we finally got to see the 16 teams that have qualified to the knockout stages of this year’s competition. Four of the possible five Argentine sides got through, in addition to all 6 Brazilian representatives and the 8 ties have thrown up some really interesting matches. Boca Juniors seek revenge against Brazilian giants, Corinthians after suffering defeat in the final last year. Velez Sarsfield will face Newell’s Old Boys, sadly limiting Argentine involvement in the next phase, and Tigre will face Paraguay’s Olimpia, winners of Newell’s group. FOR THE SEEDING AND ALL THE TIES READ MORE….

QUALIFIED TEAMS

Group Winners Runners-up
1 Uruguay Nacional Argentina Boca Juniors
2 Brazil Palmeiras Argentina Tigre
3 Brazil Atlético Mineiro Brazil São Paulo
4 Argentina Vélez Sársfield Ecuador Emelec
5 Brazil Corinthians Mexico Tijuana
6 Colombia Santa Fe Peru Real Garcilaso
7 Paraguay Olimpia Argentina Newell’s Old Boys
8 Brazil Fluminense Brazil Grêmio

SEEDING

1. Brazil Atlético Mineiro
2. Colombia Santa Fe
3. Paraguay Olimpia
4. Brazil Corinthians
5. Argentina Vélez Sársfield
6. Brazil Fluminense
7. Uruguay Nacional
8. Brazil Palmeiras

9. Mexico Tijuana
10. Peru Real Garcilaso
11. Ecuador Emelec
12. Argentina Newell’s Old Boys
13. Argentina Boca Juniors
14. Argentina Tigre
15. Brazil Grêmio
16. Brazil São Paulo

LAST 16

Atletico Miniero     Vs         Sao Paulo
Palmeiras                Vs         Tijuana
Corinthians             Vs         Boca Juniors
Velez Sarsfield        Vs        Newell’s Old Boys
Santa Fe                  Vs        Gremio
Nacional                  Vs         Real Garcilaso
Olimpia                    Vs        Tigre
Fluminese                Vs        Emelex

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