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BRAZILIAN SERIE A

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
17 Sport 0 1 1 1
18 Chapecoense 0 1 1 1
19 Cruzeiro 0 0 2 0
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Chapecoense give crash survivor Alan Ruschel extended deal

On August 7th, Chapecoense's Alan Ruschel played in his first game since the tragic plane crash in November 2016.

SAO PAULO -- Brazil side Chapecoense have extended the contract of defender Alan Ruschel, who has recently returned to action after the air crash that killed 19 of his teammates.

Ruschel's new contract is valid until the end of 2020, club director Rui Costa said on Wednesday.

Costa said "Ruschel is the living proof of Chape's reconstruction. We want him here for many years."

The crash on Nov. 28, 2016, in Colombia killed 71 people. Ruschel, defender Neto, goalkeeper Jackson Follmann and journalist...

Nacional punished for fans' Chapecoense plane crash taunts

Nacional fans watch their team in action against Chapecoense in the Copa Libertadores.
At least two Nacional fans mocked the plane crash that killed 71 people.

CONMEBOL have fined Nacional and ordered the Uruguayan club to play their next three games behind closed doors after some supporters mocked the plane crash that killed most of Brazilian squad Chapecoense two years ago.

The disciplinary court of the South American governing body announced the sanction and the $80,000 fine late on Monday.

At least two Nacional fans made gestures with their arms imitating a plane crash during Nacional's 1-0 victory at Chapecoense on Jan. 31 in the first leg of a Copa...

Chapecoense knocked out of Copa Libertadores by Nacional

Brazil's Chapecoense was knocked out by Uruguay's Nacional in the Copa Libertadores.

MONTEVIDEO -- Brazil's Chapecoense have been knocked out of the prestigious Copa Libertadores after a surprising qualification for the South American cup last year.

The Brazilians lost to Uruguay's Nacional 1-0 on Wednesday, the same score of the first leg in the pre-group match.

Chapecoense qualified for the tournament only one year after they lost 19 players in an air crash in Colombia in November 2016.

Nacional's goals in both matches were scored by Santiago Romero. The Uruguayan club will play...

Chapecoense want Nacional expelled from Copa Lib for fan behaviour

On August 7th, Chapecoense's Alan Ruschel played in his first game since the tragic plane crash in November 2016.

ASUNCION, Paraguay -- Brazilian football club Chapecoense have asked South America's football governing body to expel Uruguayan club Nacional from the Copa Libertadores after some of their fans mocked the plane crash that killed most of the Chapecoense squad two years ago.

Chapecoense said Friday they asked CONMEBOL to postpone the teams' second-leg match on Wednesday if it can't make a ruling on their request by then. The request is based on tournament rules set by CONMEBOL that make clubs responsible...

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Nacional apologise for fans' Chapecoense airplane taunts

On August 7th, Chapecoense's Alan Ruschel played in his first game since the tragic plane crash in November 2016.

Nacional have apologised after some of their supporters were filmed making airplane gestures towards Chapecoense during a Copa Libertadores match on Wednesday.

A chartered plane carrying Chapecoense to the biggest match in the Brazilian football club's history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors in November 2016.

CONMEBOL, South America's governing body, confirmed it has launched an investigation because of "offensive behaviors that...