Conmebol says goodbye to the away goal of its tournaments

The away goal from Liberators cup and the South American Cup, tournaments of the Conmebol, this was announced by the president of the institution, Alejandro Domínguez.

“From now on, all the goals of Conmebol tournaments will have the same value, the many converted as visitors will no longer be considered as a tie-breaking factor,” said a tweet from Domínguez.

The manager considered that “with this, it is aimed at greater sports justice.” The new format is will apply from 2022.

Domínguez made the announcement two days before the only final of the Liberators 2021 That will be played by Brazilians Flamengo and Palmeiras on Saturday at the Centenario stadium in Montevideo.

The rule ruled since 2005 in the South American tournaments. That year the champion of the Libertadores was the Sao Paulo of Brazil and of the South American the monarch was Boca Juniors of Argentina.

UEFA took the decision in June to eliminate the away goal; the rule, which had been in effect since 1965, will be replaced by two 15-minute extensions and then by penalties.

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