Football Soccer – Boca Juniors Lovers forward of the Copa Libertadores fit between River Plate and Boca Juniors – Eurostars Suites Mirasierra, Madrid, Spain – December eight, 2018 Boca Juniors’ Carlos Tevez and workforce friends applaud and wave to their lovers outdoor the workforce resort REUTERS/Susana Vera
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Boca Juniors’ last-minute try to droop Sunday’s Copa Libertadores ultimate in opposition to River Plate was once rejected through the Court docket of Arbitration for Game (CAS) on Saturday, clearing the best way for the decisive fit to happen in Madrid.
Boca filed their attraction to game’s absolute best courtroom on Friday after the South American Soccer Confederation (CONMEBOL) rejected their declare that River Plate must be disqualified from the continent’s an identical of Europe’s Champions League.
“The Court docket of Arbitration for Game (CAS) has brushed aside an pressing request for provisional measures filed the day past through CA Boca Juniors through which it sought to droop the second one leg of the general of the Copa Libertadores,” CAS stated in a observation.
The group stated it will nonetheless pay attention the deserves of Boca’s attraction at an undisclosed later date.
Boca and River drew 2-2 within the first leg of the general on Nov. 11 however the second one leg at River’s Enormous stadium was once postponed after Boca gamers have been harm when their trainer was once attacked through River lovers because it approached the bottom.
The second one leg is scheduled to happen at Actual Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday.
Reporting through Andrew Downie; Enhancing through Ken Ferris