River Plate have issued a powerful statement rejecting the CONMEBOL’s call to play the second leg of their Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors in national capital.
Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu has been chosen as a neutral venue once the second leg was doubly deferred once Boca Juniors’ bus was attacked before last weekend’s second leg.
South yank football’s regulative body Conmebol eventually organized for the second leg to be contend on December nine, however stream Plate ar against moving the sport half-dozen,000 miles far from national capital.
The club claim the switch is unfair on supporters UN agency paid to look at the second leg at River’s El Monumental construction, whereas additionally creating the sport less competitive.
A statement read: “River Plate reject the amendment of venue.
“The club understands that the choice [to play in Madrid] … adversely affects people who bought tickets and additionally upsets the concept of equal conditions by confiscating home advantage.”
It continues: “Argentine soccer as an entire and also the Argentine soccer Association cannot and will not permit some of violent [fans] to impede the event of the Superclasico in our country.”