Madrid promoted for Copa Libertadores last: report


Genuine Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu arena might host the 2nd leg of the Copa Libertadores last in between Argentine competitors River Plate and Boca Juniors delayed after fan violence at the weekend, Spanish media stated Thursday.
Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann holds up the prize as he commemorates with colleagues after winning the UEFA Super Cup football match Atletico de Madrid vs Genuine Madrid CF at the Lillekula Arena in Tallinn, Estonia, on August 15, 2018./ AFP PICTURE/” According to sources near settlements, the contract is 90 percent closed and all celebrations want to have the ability to reveal it Thursday afternoon,” the everyday El Pais stated.

The paper included that Spain’s football federation (RFEF) and Genuine Madrid had actually okayed to the occasion.

The initial second-leg clash in between the 2 Buenos Aires clubs at the weekend was delayed after Boca gamers were hurt in an attack on their group bus by River fans with pepper spray, stones and sticks.

South Football administrators Conmebol consequently stated the match might not be played in Argentina, beginning extreme speculation over where it would be played.

The Khalifa International Arena in Qatar, which will be utilized in the 2022 World Cup, has actually likewise been related to the match.

Sports daily As stated it might rather happen on December 9 at the Santiago Bernabeu arena at 8.30 pm regional time (1930 GMT).

Boca Junior and River Plate both have actually video games arranged that weekend in the Argentine league.

Neither the RFEF nor Genuine Madrid were readily available for remark when gotten in touch with by AFP.

The everyday El Mundo likewise reported the last might happen at the Santiago Bernabeu arena, utilized to hosting the “clasico” clashes in between arch-rivals Genuine Madrid and Barcelona, which this time would become the River-Boca “superclasico.”.

However El Mundo mentioned that this 2nd leg last depends upon a choice of Conmebol’s disciplinary commission.

The very first leg ended 2-2. Boca Juniors have actually asked to be granted success without playing the 2nd leg, while River Plate wish to play.

The clash in between the 2 Buenos Aires clubs was because of be the last Libertadores last played over 2 legs. Previously this year, Conmebol chose to embrace a single-match format from next season when the last will remain in Santiago, Chile.

Madrid is set to host another distinguished last this season– that of the Champions League in June, at Atletico’s Metropolitano arena.

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