Marcelo Gallardo's River Plate are favourites to once again overcome bitter rivals Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores.
CONMEBOL has announced that the 2020 Copa Libertadores final will be held at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana.
Gremio's hopes of reaching the final remain alive thanks to Pepe's late equaliser against Flamengo on Wednesday.
River Plate head coach Marcelo Gallardo had no time for Boca Juniors' criticism following their Copa Libertadores encounter.
Goals from Rafael Santos Borre and Ignacio Fernandez on Tuesday put River Plate in the box seat in their semi-final against Boca Juniors.
After the unsavoury scenes that marred the 2018 final, the atmosphere ahead of a Superclasico semi-final is more serene.
River Plate have reached the Copa Libertadores semi-finals with just three wins under their belt. We look at the other teams to do that.
Thursday's 1-1 draw away to Cerro Porteno was enough for River Plate to reach the semi-finals 3-1 on aggregate.
Gabigol scored to earn Flamengo a 1-1 draw away to Brazilian rivals Internacional and a 3-1 aggregate victory.
Everton and Alisson scored in the first half to level the quarter-final tie 2-2 on aggregate as Gremio progressed on away goals.