River Plate vs Boca Juniors: Copa Libertadores final postponed AGAIN!

1543085734_964994_1543102618_noticia_normalThe Copa Libertadores final second-leg between Boca Juniors and River Plate was postponed for a second time on Sunday.

South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL made the decision after a request from Boca to delay the game following an attack on their team bus by River fans on Saturday.skysports-copa-final-copa-libertadores_4499601

The game was originally due to take place on Saturday, but CONMEBOL eventually agreed to postpone the game for 24 hours after Boca players, including captain Pablo Perez, were injured in the attack.

However, Boca argued on Sunday that more time was needed before the game could take place, citing the need to play in what they described as equal conditions.boca-juniors-bus_1jqqvibsy3xnw1hvbooe08hme1

CONMEBOL has agreed to Boca’s request, writing on its official Twitter feed: “The President and the Council of CONMEBOL decided on the morning of this Sunday the postponement of the return party of the final of CONMEBOL Libertadores 2018 with the aim of preserving sports equality.”skysports-boca-juniors-pablo-perez_4499554

Fans had already begun filling El Monumental, River’s stadium that was due to host the second leg, when the decision was made to postpone it.

CONMEBOL has also confirmed a new date for the game will be decided at a meeting between the Boca and River presidents on Tuesday.Soccer-Football-Copa-Libertadores-Final-Second-leg-River-Plate-v-Boca-Juniors

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