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The de­ci­sion to move the Su­per­cla­sico Copa Lib­er­ta­dores fi­nal to Madrid was not a wel­comed one by the fans. River Plate fans were hurt and sad­dened be­cause they had lost home ad­van­tage. Only 4000 tick­ets were al­lo­cated to the fans from each club, but with a large num­ber of Ar­gen­tine ex­pats liv­ing in Spain, the Conmebol pres­i­dent was hop­ing to main­tain the unique at­mos­phere the Su­per­cla­sico pro­vides. At the end, River Plate went on to win the match 3-1 and were crowned cham­pi­ons of South Amer­ica. It has been re­ported that a num­ber of Boca Ju­niors and River Plate fans have been fired from their jobs be­cause they trav­elled to Madrid to watch the Su­per­cla­sico af­ter not be­ing al­lowed to take time off work. One River sup­porter who lives in Barcelona, spent £180 to go to Madrid, only af­ter the £1500 he spent on a two-day trip to Buenos

Aires to see the match there that never took place.

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