CONMEBOL have fined Nacional and ordered them to play three games behind closed doors after some supporters mocked the Chapecoense plane crash.
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Brazil's Chapecoense has been knocked out of the prestigious Copa Libertadores after a surprising qualification for the South American cup last year.
The Uruguayan Primera Division features an awkward assortment of 15 clubs, which is symbolic of the challenges football clubs face in the country.
Brazilian football club Chapecoense have asked South America's soccer governing body to expel Uruguayan club Nacional from the Copa Libertadores.
Barcelona star Luis Suarez was moved to tears after his former club Nacional named a new training pitch after him.
Colombia's Santa Fe and The Strongest of Bolivia go head-to-head while other clubs need help to make the knockout rounds of the Copa Libertadores.
The Uruguayan Football Association postponed all matches in the country this weekend following the death of a Penarol fan.
Boca Juniors advanced to the Copa Libertadores semifinals after beating Nacional of Uruguay 4-3 on penalties in the second leg of their quarterfinal.
Boca Juniors collected a crucial away goal but couldn't keep the lead in a 1-1 draw with Uruguay's Nacional, while Rosario Central won in Argentina.
River Plate's quest to repeat as Copa Libertadores champions was thwarted by Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in the round of 16.
Wednesday's last-16 slate in the Copa Libertadores is full of intrigue as top Brazilian sides face their Argentine peers, writes Tim Vickery.
At the age of 40, one of Uruguay's finest strikers, Alvaro Recoba has finally called time on his career, writes Sam Kelly.
Preseason friendlies rarely end in managers losing their jobs but that was the case after Penarol lost to Nacional, writes Tim Vickery.
Uruguayan rivals Nacional and Penarol were locked in extra time during the U-14 Clasico. Up stepped a goalkeeper to make the crucial play.
19-year-old Nacional youngster Gaston Pereiro immediately went out after the clasico victory and had Recoba's face tattooed on his forearm in tribute to his hero.
They've been rivals since 1900. On Sunday, one of them could clinch a title with a victory. Tim Vickery on the latest meeting between the big two teams in Montevideo, Uruguay.