south American football had shown itself from its beautiful side on Sunday night in Madrid, as Copa Libertadores – South america’s answer to the Champions League – had to find a winner.

River Plate won the second of two finals with a victory of 3-1 over Boca Juniors in Madrid after extra time.

The first ten games ended in a 2-2 draw in Buenos Aires at Boca Juniors home ground.

Thus was the fight in Madrid, a somewhat better-looking chapter in the shameful saga that has marked the finalekampene in recent weeks.

The other ten games were originally supposed to have been played at El Monumental, River Plates home.

But the River Plate fans attack Bocas spillerbus with stones and pepper spray on the way to the stadium, and then had to fight to be postponed. Several times.

In the final instance, chose The South american Football confederation (Conmebol) to move the purge to the Bernabéu in Madrid.

Sunday was south America and especially the argentine football rehabilitation with a dramatic and entertaining finale in Madrid.

the First half showed that it again was two equal teams that tørnede together. No one gave the counterparty any space or time.

Dario Benedetto created, however, even square, when he put Boca Juniors ahead of the 1-0 a few minutes before the break.

The argentine striker ran perfectly in depth on a long flat pass over a half-course, cheated a River Plate-stops and passed the elegant goalkeeper Franco Armani.

the River Plate responded after 68 minutes with a mønsterangreb, where the beautiful combinations ended up Lunabit with a tværpasning to Lucas Pratto, who could easily kick the ball into an exposed goal.

Pratto equalized also to a 1-1 draw in the first ten games, which ended 2-2.

That was not the game with the rule of away goals, so the match would go into extra-time.

And here was the River Plate quickly is a great advantage, as Boca Juniors were reduced to ten players just two minutes into the extended playing time.

Boca Juniors-player Wilmar Barrios, as of the end of the regular playing time had received a yellow card, to keep in a River Plate player came too hard into a tackle without regard for the opponent.

And then there was the marching orders despite protests from the Boca Juniors players.

Despite a man in the majority had River Plate difficult to get to open chances.

There was a blast of a shot from colombianeren Juan Quintero after 109 minutes, before the River Plate came vinderkurs. The ball was hammered in through the lower edge of the crossbar.

Boca Juniors, however, was not up, not even when the substituted Fernando Gago was retired with an injury. Boca Juniors had used its substitutions, so the team may play on with nine men.

Still reached the Boca Juniors forward to a last big chance, but Leonardo Jara hit the outside of the post with the short time left of the extended playing time.

Not long after was River Plates Gonzalo Martinez a friløber and could run down into the other end and roll the ball into the empty net for the final result 3-1, after the Boca Juniors’ goalkeeper was searched with the forward on a corner kick.

River Plates travelling fans could cheer, while Boca Juniors-the fans stood petrified and sad at the alien stadium in Madrid.

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