November 26 – Following in the footsteps of European governing body UEFA, Conmebol will scrap the away goals rule from its competitions with the aim of introducing greater sporting ‘justice’.
In a tweet, confederation president Alejandro Dominguez revealed the rule change, saying: “From now on, all goals in Conmebol tournaments will have the same value, the many goals converted as a visitor will no longer be considered as a tiebreaker. With this, the aim is greater sporting justice.”
The South American ruling body introduced the away goals rule in the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sul-Americana in 2005,
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