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The Copa Lib­er­ta­dores fi­nal, South Amer­ica’s equiv­a­lent to the UEFA Cham­pi­ons League, fea­tured two teams from ar­guably the big­gest and fiercest ri­valry in football, Boca Ju­niors and River Plate from Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first leg, played at Boca’s iconic La Bom­bon­era, ended in a 2-2 draw, leav­ing it all to play for in the sec­ond leg. How­ever, the sec­ond leg was post­poned af­ter Boca’s bus was at­tacked by River thugs on its way to El Mon­u­men­tal sta­dium. Fol­low­ing a failed at­tempt to stage the match a day later, the South Amer­i­can football gov­ern­ing body (Conmebol) de­cided to move the game to the San­ti­ago Bern­abeu in Madrid, where they felt se­cu­rity was more re­li­able than in any of the other nine South Amer­i­can mem­ber coun­tries.

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