An entertaining 2-2 draw at La Bombonera had set-up the Copa Libertadores final perfectly
The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final will now be played in Spain next month. How did it end up like this and what happens now?
There was some expectation, given the increasingly farcical situation unfolding in the Copa Libertadores final, that Boca Juniors might be given a walkover after the second leg against arch rivals River Plate was called off due to fan violence.
A pulsating but generally good-natured first leg had ended 2-2 at Boca’s home ground, but the return fixture at River’s Monumental last Saturday would descend into chaos when windows were broken on the away side’s team bus, leaving some players vomiting from tear gas inhalation and two in hospital with cuts suffered from flying shards of glass.