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25 Nov 2018 | 12:52 AM UTC

Argentina: Copa Libertadores final postponed to Nov. 25 after fans attack

Argentina News Alert

Second leg of Copa Libertadores final postponed after River Plate fans attack Boca Juniors players in Buenos Aires November 24; match at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti postponed to November 25

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/24/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/25/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires

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Event

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was suspended on Saturday, November 24, after River Plate fans attacked the bus of the opposing Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires, wounding several players. The match, slated to be played at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, has been postponed to 17:00 (local time) on Sunday, November 25. A heightened security presence is to be expected around the stadium.

Advice

Individuals in Buenos Aires are advised to monitor developments to the situation, exercise caution around the site of the match due to potentially disorderly fans, report all suspicious objects and behavior to the police, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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