Olimpo are the new surprise leaders of the Argentinian Clausura with their 2-0 win at Boca Juniors enough to leapfrog Racing Club who fell to a home defeat against Estudiantes.
There was excitement aplenty this weekend in Mexico, Argentina and the Brazilian state championships, while the start of this year’s MLS season has already supplied a landmark moment.
Libertad and Junior became the first sides to book places in the knockout phase of the Copa Libertadores, while Cruzeiro, Estudiantes and Liga de Quito recorded emphatic victories to leave themselves firmly on course for the last 16.
Estudiantes finished two points clear of Velez Sarsfield to win their fifth Argentine league title after beating Arsenal Sarandi 2-0 with Uruguayan international Hernan Rodrigo Lopez scoring both goals.
In FIFA.com's latest review of domestic action outside Europe, we reflect on drama in Argentina and Morocco and a new national season in Brazil.
Argentinian Clausura champions Velez Sarsfield scored a 2-1 Copa Libertadores win against a ten-man Colo Colo to go clear at the top their group.