River Plate defeat Boca Juniors to win fourth Copa Libertadores title

River Plate defeat Boca Juniors, claim fourth Copa Libertadores title

River Plate have succeeded in claiming their fourth Copa Libertadores title by beating Boca Juniors 5-3 on aggregate.

The second leg which was played at the Bernabeu and stretched to extra time saw them defeating their Argentine rivals 3-1.

The second leg was moved to Spain following violence by fans outside River’s Monumental Stadium.

Goals from Dario Benedetto and Lucas Pratto pushed the game to extra time.

A sensational long distance strike from Juan Quintero and a late Gonzalo Martinez tally, saw River Plate record a famous victory against their rivals on Sunday in the biggest edition yet of their Superclasico series.


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