It is very hard to spend much time watching the Copa Libertadores and not become depressed. Palmeiras vs. Cerro Porteno was a case in point.
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Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has returned to the country to manage Sao Paulo giants Palmeiras after spending three years in China.
A Boca-Palmeiras match usually takes place later in the Copa Libertadores, but the two South American powers will go head-to-head in the group stage.
Barcelona have completed the signing of defender Yerry Mina from Palmeiras, the Spanish club announced on Thursday.
Yerry Mina's size and aerial superiority make the Colombia international an intriguing signing for Barcelona, but can he handle the added pressure?
Barcelona want to sign Colombia international defender Yerry Mina in January, says Palmeiras sporting director Alexandre Mattos.
Yerry Mina's agent says there has not yet been any contact from Barcelona regarding a January move for the Palmeiras centre-back.
Once runaway favorites for the Brazilian Championship, Corinthians have hit the skids and left all to play for vs. Palmeiras in the Sao Paulo derby.
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One intrepid Palmeiras fan managed to smuggle a live pig into Saturday's Brazilian top-tier clash with Atletico GO.
A fan of Brazilian club Palmeiras has died of stab wounds after a fight with Corinthians supporters following a match between the two Sao Paulo teams.
Barcelona have completed the signing of 19-year-old Palmeiras attacking midfielder Vitinho on a one-year loan deal with an option to buy.
Vitor Hugo, 26, signed a four-year contract at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Colombia's Santa Fe and The Strongest of Bolivia go head-to-head while other clubs need help to make the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.
"We hope CONMEBOL [South American Football Confederation] will take action," Palmeiras president Mauricio Galiotte said.
After Colombia's Atletico Nacional won in 2016, Brazil and Argentina clubs will do all they can to regain a stranglehold of the Copa Libertadores.
Barcelona have extended an option they have to sign Palmeiras centre-back Yerry Mina until after the World Cup in Russia in 2018.
"The reception of everybody in club, not only from the squad, was very good, I'm comfortable," Gabriel Jesus said.
Mina, 22, was part of the Palmeiras side that won the Brazilian title and has said he is happy to put a move to Europe on ice.
The three surviving players of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy.
Brazil international Felipe Melo has left Inter Milan to join Brasileirao champions Palmeiras on a three-year deal.
Brazil international forward Gabriel Jesus has issued an emotional farewell to Palmeiras ahead of his upcoming move to Manchester City.
Melo, 33, has been deemed surplus to requirements at Inter and may be released from his contract to enable him to join Palmeiras.
After leading Palmeiras to the Brazilian league title, manager Cuca quit before taking his chance to return the country to continental glory.
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