River Plate vs Boca Juniors 3-1 All Goals & Highlights 2018

Watch highlights as River Plate beat Boca Juniors 3-1 to claim their fourth Copa Libertadores trophy in front of 85,000 fans at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu stadium.

River Plate emerged victorious in this evening’s Copa Libertadores final after a thrilling clash in Madrid.

The second leg was meant to be played last month before violence from River fans saw the clash postponed and moved to Spain.

After a nervy start to the game, it looked as though neither side was going to break the deadlock at the Bernabeu Stadium.

River Plate vs Boca Juniors

River flew out of the gates in the second period and it wasn’t long before they fired back. 

Lucas Pratto netting after a stunning counter-attacking move.

The game went to extra-time and after Barrios was sent off for Boca, their backs were against the wall. 

Quintero netted a stunner in the second period to give the ‘home’ side the lead.

And it was all over when Boca sent their goalkeeper up for the final throw of the dice.

However violent clashes in Buenos Aires led the tie being postponed twice, with Boca’s players reporting injuries after their bus was attacked on the way to the ground.

The first leg of the Copa Libertadores final finished in a 2-2 draw and tonight’s Real Madrid’s Bernabeu Stadium plays host to the second-leg.

Despite the game taking place 6000 miles away from where it is meant to, a sell-out crowd of 85,000 watched in the Spanish capital.

And it was all over when Boca sent their goalkeeper up for the final throw of the dice.

River cleared the corner and Pity Martinez tapped into an empty net to make it 3-1 with the last-kick of the game. 

River Plate were due to host tonight’s second-leg at their Monumental stadium a fortnight ago.

However violent clashes in Buenos Aires led the tie being postponed twice, with Boca’s players reporting injuries after their bus was attacked on the way to the ground.

The first leg of the Copa Libertadores final finished in a 2-2 draw and tonight’s Real Madrid’s Bernabeu Stadium plays host to the second-leg.

Despite the game taking place 6000 miles away from where it is meant to, a sell-out crowd of 85,000 watched in the Spanish capital.

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December 13, 2018

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