Copa Libertadores final the hottest ticket in town as Boca Juniors inundated with media requests
ESPN FC’s Gab Marcotti explains what a Superclasico in the Copa Libertadores final means to the players and supporters alike.
Boca Juniors advanced to the Copa Libertadores final following a 2-2 draw with Palmeiras in the second leg of their semifinal clash.
River Plate reached the Copa Liveratores final advancing on away goals rule with the aggregate score at 2-2 which caused riot police to storm the pitch at full-time and protect the ref.
There’s no bigger date in Argentina’s football calendar than the Superclasico between Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate.
Add to the equation that the two are meeting for the first time in the Copa Libertadores final on Saturday, and well… it’s kind of a big deal.
The last-ever two-legged final in South America’s most prestigious club tournament being one of world football’s biggest grudge matches has captured the imagination and attention across the globe.
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