River Plate were 1-0 down from the first leg, but produced an epic second leg display in Brazil to oust Cruzeiro from the Copa Libertadores. Carlos Sanchez drilled home the opener for River Plate on 20 minutes. On the stroke of half-time Jonathan Maidana headed home for River Plate from a corner for 2-0. Show More Summary
After emerging past Boca Juniors thanks to some ridiculous fan intervention, River Plate have it all to do against Cruzeiro in the second leg next week. The Brazilian side held firm thanks to some fine saves by goalkeeper Fabio and they clinched the win with an 82nd minute goal by Marquinhos. Show More Summary
With one of Liga MX's best teams playing a huge Copa Libertadores match on Tuesday night, we look back at that country's best recent exploits in South America. UANL Tigres take on Emelec in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal on Tuesday, and it's a big occasion for Liga MX. Show More Summary
Last week’s Copa Libertadores 2nd leg between between huge rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate had to be called off after the River Plate players were attacked with pepper spray. Despite fans claiming their innocence, Boca Juniors have since been slapped with a stadium ban and were removed from the competition. Show More Summary
Argentine soccer club Boca Juniors has been kicked out of the Copa Libertadores tournament as punishment for the fan violence that caused Thursday’s round-of-16 clash against rival River Plate to be abandoned.
Boca Juniors are thrown out of the Copa Libertadores after some of the team's fans sprayed River Plate players with an irritant.
Argentine club punished after its fans sprayed rival team players with caustic substance in last-16 tie.
Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features guest Sam Kelly. Jason kicks off today’s show with ESPNFC’s Sam Kelly to discuss the suspension of Boca Juniors – River Plate in the Copa Libertadores.. Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor … Continue reading ?
Nothing says prestigious football tournament quite like a player wearing a shirt that needs to be held together by sticky tape! Wanderers goalkeeper Leonardo Burián needed the assistance of the adhesive tape because his squad number kept falling off his jersey during his club’s tie against Argentine opponents Racing in the Copa Libertadores. Show More Summary
Today’s Soccer Morning features guest Sam Kelly. Argentine football expert Sam Kelly will be on the show to discuss what happened last night in the Copa Libertadores match that resulted in Boca-River being suspended, as well as why there are … Continue reading ?
Things got completely out of hand Thursday during a Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match between hated rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate in Buenos Aires, as Boca’s fans apparently breached a chain-link fence separating them from the field and sprayed River Plate players with some sort of irritant as the team entered through a tunnel for […]
Boca Juniors' Copa Libertadores round-of-16 clash with River Plate was suspended after players of the latter club appeared to be sprayed with an irritant upon entering the pitch after half-time. As reported by the Associated Press (h/t...Show More Summary
The second leg of the Copa Libertadores last-16 tie between Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended on Thursday after River players were targeted with pepper spray at half-time.
Four River Plate players are taken to hospital after being sprayed with an irritant by Boca Juniors fans in the Copa Libertadores.
Fans of the host team Boca Juniors doused opposing players with what appeared to be pepper spray as they emerged for the second half of a Copa Libertadores game in Buenos Aires.
River Plate players were stranded nearly two hours on the pitch at La Bombonera in Buenos Aires after yesterday’s Superclásico match in the Copa Libertadores was suspended due to players being attacked by Boca Juniors fans. Here’s how police finally got them off the pitch. Read more...
It was almost certain that Boca Juniors v River Plate, in the second leg of a Copa Libertadores tie would be full of incident, but no one expected Argentine football to be dragged through the gutter again. River Plate made it to half-time...Show More Summary
The Copa Libertadores Round of 16 second leg match between Boca Juniors and River Plate has been abandoned after Boca fans attacked River players as they walked out to start the second half. The River players appeared to get pepper sprayed,...Show More Summary
Tonight’s second leg of the Superclásico Copa Libertadores matchup between Argentine powerhouses Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended as the visitors were attacked by pepper spray-wielding Boca supporters. Read more...
Montevideo Wanderers manager Alfredo Arias had to be held back by riot shield-bearing police following his team’s loss to Argentine side Racing Club in the second leg of tonight’s Copa Libertadores match. Read more...