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River wins-laden final Copa Libertadores

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Juan Quintero scores in the extension.

The first match between River and Boca ended in november in a 2-2. Because in the Copa Libertadores in away goals do not count twice, was an extension (after a result of 1-1) is necessary to be a winner.

Boca came on ahead.

The return was moved to Madrid after the riots around the stadium of River Plate had to prevent the return could be played. Here were the players of Boca were injured. The club claimed first at the South American football association Conmebol that River Plate would be disqualified. That was also on appeal is not honored, then Boca Friday to the sporttribunaal CAS stepped. The CAS reported a day later that there was football going to be between two teams from Buenos Aires and was thus not in at the request of Boca the duel does not take place. The requirement to disqualification of the fellow townsman is in a later stage, assessed, reported to the CAS.

Lucas Pratto has been standardised.

Boca led halfway to Spain, 1-0. Attacker Dario Benedetto opened the score. Lucas Pratto made it halfway through the second half right. Juan Fernando Quintero of Colombia shot the ball in the second half of the renewal, via the underside of the crossbar. Boca was with a man less on the field after red for Wilmar Barrios. Boca took the lead in all the risk and sent the goalkeeper to the front. River Plate beat in the tegenstoot. Gonzalo Martínez moved the ball in the empty goal: 3-1.

It was a heated final

It is for River Plate the fourth time that the Copa Libertadores, the South American version of the Champions League in Europe, wins. It was the last time that the final two duels played. Next year is the final of the Copa in the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile.

Last year was the victory in the Copa Libertadores to Brazilian Grêmio.

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