Estudiantes out to end Brazil bogey

Cruzeiro, whose goalkeeper and captain Fabio was outstanding, came away from La Plata with a 0-0 draw in the first leg last week that makes them favourites to win the trophy for the third time.

Estudiantes, in their first final since 1971 and looking to add to the titles they won from 1968 to 1970, have lost on all five previous visits to Brazil in the Libertadores Cup including the 1968 final, when they needed a playoff in neutral Montevideo to overcome Palmeiras.

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