Rebooted Libertadores final a treat for Madrid soured by regret

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Six thousand miles away and 15 days later than planned, the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be concluded.

Argentine hooligan denied entry to Spain for River-Boca final

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 08:56 GMT

"This person has been returned to Argentina. There is no place for violence in football," they added via Twitter.

Boca land in Madrid amid tight security for Libertadores

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 12:56 GMT

Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday as they prepare to face fellow Argentine club and their biggest rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final second leg amid the biggest security operation for a match the city has mounted.

Postponed Libertadores final to be played in Madrid

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 - 03:39 GMT

The postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine clubs River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid's stadium on Dec. 9, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday.

Delayed Libertadores final could take place in Qatar

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 - 05:04 GMT

"Qatar is a possibility," the source said, with Dec. 8 the most likely date.

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 02:40 GMT

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was postponed on Saturday after Boca Juniors players were hurt when their bus was attacked by River Plate fans outside the stadium, ruining what was supposed to be a landmark day for Argentine football.

At Boca-River Superclasico, fans take centre stage

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 02:20 GMT

They call it the greatest rivalry in football and the people who watch it the greatest fans in the world. And this weekend, they are calling the meeting of Argentina's Boca Juniors and River Plate the greatest final ever.

Mouthwatering Libertadores final in Argentina captivates fans

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 - 01:42 GMT

Argentina's biggest clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate meet in the most highly anticipated Copa Libertadores showpiece in history on Saturday as the Buenos Aires rivals clash in the first leg of a final that has captivated soccer fans.

Libertadores final to be one match at neutral venue from 2019

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 11:54 GMT

The Libertadores Cup final will be decided in a one-off match at a neutral venue for the first time from 2019