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River Plate beats Boca Juniors 3-1 after controversial switch to Bernabeu

River Plate beats Boca Juniors 3-1 after controversial switch to Bernabeu

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A social media storm followed the match which had been postponed twice River Plate beat a 10-man Boca Juniors 3-1 in second leg of Copa Libertadores final at Real Madrid's home, Santiago Bernabeu. Juan Quintero scored in the 109th minute before teammate Gonzalo Martinez made it 3-1. River Plate won 5-3 on aggregate. The tournament is organised in honour of those who helped liberate South America from Spanish colonial rule. The match was originally supposed to be played in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires on 24 November but had to be postponed due to the bus of Boca being attacked by River Plate fans. The players suffered cuts from broken windows as well as getting affected by the police using tear bombs to disperse the crowd. After another attempt to play out the match had t