Rio’s Botafogo Eliminated from 2017 Copa Libertadores

After an impressive run in the 2017 Copa Libertadores, Botafogo's time comes to an end as the club falls 1-0 to Grêmio in the tournament semifinals.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In what Grêmio head coach Renato Portaluppi was calling the "game of the year", last night (September 20th) at Arena do Grêmio in Porto Alegre, Rio's Botafogo was eliminated from the 2017 Copa Libertadores, losing 1-0 to Grêmio in the second and deciding leg of the semifinals.

With the win, Grêmio earns one of the final four spots in the Copa Libertadores . . .

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