Travel and politics are the two problems standing in the way according to Tim Vickery.
South American clubs could have conquered the Asian market, but an insular view made this impossible.
With Colo Colo dropping out, teams from Brazil and Argentina make up the final four.
Four years on from his World Cup humiliation, Scolari is having success in Brazil with Palmeiras.
In his latest piece, Tim Vickery looks at VAR and its usage during the Copa Lobertadores tournament.
Former Mexico coach Osorio steps down and then takes the Paraguay job, Tim Vickery reports.
In his latest piece, Tim Vickery looks at Jose Pekerman and his step down from the Colombia job.
In his latest piece, Tim Vickery looks at the scheduling problem in the Copa Libertadores.
Tim Vickery addresses the significant problems in South American football right now in this piece.
The Brazilian Championship may be competitive this year, but the quality has suffered thanks to transfers abroad.