A “shameful” attack on the Boca Juniors team bus by River Plate supporters has led to the postponement of the final of the Copa Libertadores second leg.
The game between the two fierce Argentine rivals will now take place on Sunday at 20:00 GMT in Buenos Aires, 24 hours later than originally scheduled.
The announcement – made by River Plate on Twitter – came after more than two hours of confusion at River’s Monumental stadium, during which the kick-off was put back twice – first to 21:00 GMT and then to 22:15 GMT.
Boca players suffered cuts from the glass from broken windows and were also affected by the tear gas used by police to disperse the crowds.
A number of players, including Boca’s former Manchester City, Manchester United and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez, reportedly suffered from dizziness and vomiting and were being treated by club doctors. Read more