Boca Juniors has prompted for the second leg of the final in the Copa Libertadores against archrival River Plate to suspend. Boca urges the South American Voetbalconfederatie Conmebol on to take measures to “because the match is currently not in the in advance agreed upon equivalent conditions can be played”, so it sounds in a clubmededeling.
In addition, ask Boca to the Conmebol to see if the match is not suspended, after the misconduct of the River-fans Saturday afternoon. “After that incident we asked for the match in question, until it can be played under similar conditions. After the violence near the stadium and the heavy consequences of them, is Boca of the opinion that there is not this condition has been fulfilled, and so we ask the suspension of the competition and appropriate sanctions”, as it sounds in the communication.
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Saturday afternoon was the team bus of Boca under heavy fire by supporters of River Plate, on the way from the spelershotel to El Monumental. The bus was pelted with stones and other heavy projectiles, which almost all the windows were killed. Then would the players, according to several South American media are exposed to by the police used tear gas, which is for nausea and other irritations caused to the Boca players. Several players were transferred to the hospital, as had captain Pablo Perez glass fragments in his eye. The players of Boca declared that they no longer were able to play and ultimately decided the Conmebol for the match 24 hours.
The two rivals stand for the first time opposite each other in the final of the Copa Libertadores, the South American equivalent of the Champions League. The first Superclasico ended two weeks ago in La Bombonera in a 2-2 tie. Since then, the voetbalgekte in the Argentine capital, its boiling point is reached. Friday proved to be there for the last training of Boca many as 50,000 spectators. The ports of La Bombonera even had to be closed because the stadium was too small for all the spectators to catch. Because of the violent rivalry between the two clubs are in both duels visiting fans not welcome in the stadium. (belga)