The draw for the Copa Libertadores and Sudamericana will be held: Drums, format and more – La Opinion

The draw for the Copa Libertadores and Sudamericana will be held: Drums, format and more – La Opinion


Tonight the draw will be held at the Conmebol headquarters in Luque, Paraguay. of the groups of the new editions of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana of the year 2024. In this way, the areas that will make up each of the main teams of Conmebol in the season will be announced.


On Thursday the last place was announced, which was won by Nacional from Uruguay after having defeated via penalties to Always Ready from Bolivia. Brazil is the country with the most representatives in the competition, with seven: Fluminense, Palmeiras, Gremio, San Pablo, Flamengo, Atlético Mineiro and Botafogo. While Argentina will have five teams: River Plate, Estudiantes de La Plata, San Lorenzo, Rosario Central and Talleres de Córdoba.

Raffle format:

The 32 participating teams will be divided into a total of four pots of eight teams, according to its location in the Conmebol ranking. Fluminense, being the last champion of the championship, is seeded in group A. The other teams that make up pot 1 will lead zones B, C, D, E, F, G and H, and will be playing against a rival of the rest of the ciboriums. It should be noted that two teams from the same country cannot under any circumstances form part of the same zone, unless one of them has qualified from the preliminary phases.

Seed heads:

Fluminense, Palmeiras, River, Flamengo, Gremio, Peñarol, San Pablo and Liga de Quito will occupy Pot 1.

Group stages:

It will begin the week of April 2 and will end the week of May 29.. After that, the round of 16 will arrive, which will be played from August 14, after the Copa América.

All the Copa Libertadores 2024 teams and their pots:

Bass Drum 1: Fluminense, River Plate, San Pablo, Palmeiras, Flamengo, Peñarol, Gremio and Liga de Quito.

Drum 2: Atlético Mineiro, Independiente del Valle, Libertad, Cerro Porteño, Estudiantes de La Plata, Barcelona SC, Bolívar and Junior.

Drum 3: San Lorenzo, The Strongest, Universitario, Deportivo Táchira, Rosario Central, Alianza Lima, Millonarios and Talleres de Córdoba.

Bass Drum 4: Caracas, Liverpool, Huachipato, Cobresal, Colo Colo, Botafogo, Palestino and Nacional of Uruguay.


The new edition of the Copa Sudamericana promises a much higher level, especially with the return of the Argentine club Boca Juniors after a decade and that managed to win said tournament twice in 2004 and 2005, and is the top winner of the contest. The other Argentine representatives are Racing Club, Defensa y Justicia, Argentinos Juniors, Lanús and Belgrano.

As in the Libertadores, Brazil is the nation with the greatest representation on the continent, with seven clubs in its favor: Atlético Paranense, Internacional, Corinthians, Cruzeiro, Fortaleza, Cuiabá and Bragantino. The podium of presences is completed by Paraguay, with four: Sportivo Luqueño, Sportivo Ameliano, Nacional and Sportivo Trinidense.

The 2024 Copa Sudamericana qualifiers

Bass Drum 1: Boca Juniors, Atlético Paranaense, Internacional, Racing, Corinthians, Defensa y Justicia, Cruzeiro and Lanús.

Drum 2: Fortaleza, Argentinos Juniors, Independiente Medellín, Delfín, Unión La Calera, Danubio, Metropolitanos and Coquimbo Unidos.

Drum 3: Catholic University of Ecuador, César Vallejo University, Sportivo Luqueño, Cuiabá, Nacional Potosí, Belgrano, Racing de Montevideo and Sportivo Ameliano.

Bass Drum 4: Alianza Petrolera, Real Tomayapo, Deportivo Garcilaso, Rayo Zuliano, Bragantino, Nacional de Paraguay, Sportivo Trinidense and Always Ready.

Because only two teams from the same country can meet in the group zone if the qualifying phases have arrived., the Argentine teams would be facing each other in the round of 16. Although to reach the second round they must first face teams from other nations.

Boca Juniors, Racing, Defensa y Justicia and Lanús should not face Atlético Paranense in the group stage, Internacional, Corinthians and Cruzeiro. Argentinos Juniors, for its part, will not have to face Fortaleza, Independiente Medellín, Delfín, Unión La Calera, Danubio, Metropolitanos or Coquimbo Unidos. While Belgrano will avoid Universidad Católica, Universidad César Vallejo, Sportivo Luqueño, Cuiabá, Nacional Potosí, Racing de Montevideo and Sportivo Ameliano.

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