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Almost 4,000 agents for Superclasico in Madrid

Nearly 4,000 police and private security guards are called for the second leg of the final of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors on Sunday in Madrid. That has the local prefecture Friday announced. The duel between the two Argentine capitalism was postponed and moved to Spain due to violent riots.

Of the national police, there will be more than 2,000 agents are present around the Santiago Bernabeustadion of Real Madrid. That there are more than during the Champions League final of 2010 in this stadium, when there’s over 1,400 agents of the national police for the safety stood. Five days after the attacks in Paris in 2015 were 1,500 agents for the clasico Real Madrid-FC Barcelona.

In addition to the national police there will also be 1.700 private security guards at the ready, he calls by stadioneigenaar Real Madrid. The local police, another 150 agents.

The match between River Plate and Boca Juniors is considered to be a risicowedstrijd. Between 200 and 300 “particularly violent” supporters of each team are identified by the Spanish and Argentine authorities, said the prefect. They can upon arrival in Spain, be returned to Argentina. That was Thursday, the case with a leader of a radical supportersgroep of Boca.

On 24 november, the two clubs from Buenos Aires each other in the stadium of River Plate prepare for the second leg of the final, but due to violent riots took the match does not take place. That day fell fans of River Plate the team bus from Boca to with stone. Several players became thereby injured. The match was postponed, and eventually moved to a neutral ground. The first leg ended 2-2.

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