Flamengo Draws 2×2 with River Plate in Libertadores Debut

In an empty closed-door Nilton Santos Stadium, Flamengo fought Argentina's, River Plate, to a 2-2 draw to kick off the 2018 Copa Libertadores.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night, Wednesday, February 28th, CR Flamengo kicked off their 2018 Copa Libertadores campaign with a 2-2 draw against Argentina's, River Plate, in an empty Nilton Santos Stadium (Engenhão).

The two popular South American clubs were forced to play last night's match behind closed doors resulting from Flamengo fans' unruly behavior at last December's Copa Sudamericana final at Maracanã. In that match, Flamengo . . .

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