The Uruguayan Football Association postponed all matches in the country this weekend following the death of a Penarol fan.
Hernan Fioritto was shot on Sept. 28, reportedly by supporters of rival club Nacional, while celebrating Penarol's 125th anniversary in Santa Lucia.
He died on Friday, and the national federation suspended all games as a sign of mourning.
"The Executive Council of the AUF, after the lamentable fact of the death of a football fan aged just 21, has decided to suspend all activities...
CONMEBOL on Tuesday reversed its decision to play the Copa Libertadores final as one single match in a neutral stadium and announced it will continue with the existing format of home and away legs in the stadiums of each finalist.
CONMEBOL had on Monday officially announced planned expansion for the Copa Libertadores tournament, with two more qualifying spots awarded to Brazil and one more apiece to Argentina, Colombia and Chile to bring the South American club competition to 44 teams.
Penarol president Juan Pedro Damiani has said he is asking Diego Forlan to return to the club this season.
The 37-year-old retired Uruguay international returned to his boyhood club for the 2015-16 season, helping Penarol to the Apertura title in the Uruguay first division by scoring eight goals in 31 appearances.
This past June, the 2010 Golden Ball winner for best player at the 2010 World Cup and the two-time Pichichi trophy winner said he would be leaving the club, but has not said where he might...