Graced by some of the greatest names of football of all time such as Di Stefano, Maradona, Riquelme, Batistuta, Francescoli and currently Tevez , the River Plate Vs Boca Juniors classic clash is here again! Tonight, the two greatest rivals in Buenos Aires, Argentina lock horns for the winner takes it all Copa Libertadores final ( 2nd leg) to be played at the iconic 70,127 capacity Estadio Monumental stadium. In the 1st leg, then played at La Bombonera (home to Boca Juniors), River Plate rallied from 2 goals down to draw level.
Already, a tantalising, passionate and electric atmosphere has been created at the Estadio Monumental Stadium as home fans show their love, unquestionable loyalty and passion for their home side to take home the prestigious coveted cup and honors. Carlos Tevez, 34 will be in the thick of things to secure a win for Boca Juniors, his home side which he first played for in 2001. He helped them win the Cops Libertadores and Intercontinental Cup in 2003. He is back at Boca for his 3rd spell.
The much anticipated 2nd leg of the Copa Libertadores, the America’s version of EUFA Champions League was marred by violence and had to be postponed to a later date. It is reported that River Plate fans turned violent against the Boca Juniors rivals and attacked the coach that was ferrying the stars to the El Monumental Stadium where the show down was to happen. Boca Junior star players were injured as their bus windows were broken in the mayhem. It is now official that the match day has been confirmed to be today, the 25/11/2018 at 2300 EAT. We all look forward to some beautiful game of soccer, and a winner worth of the cup, honors and history.