River Plate

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Josef Martinez  of Atlanta United after scoring against the Portland Timbers in the   MLS Cup  in Atlanta  on December 8th. Photograph:  Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

Shortly after stroking home River Plate’s third goal in the Copa Libertadores’ victory over Boca Juniors at the Bernabéu last Sunday, Gonzalo “Pity” M(...)

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final will take place outside Argentina and not at River Plate’s Estadio Monumental. Photograph: Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate will be played outside Argentina on either Dece(...)

A view of the stadium in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters

The final of the Copa Libertadores, the first in history between Argentina’s two biggest clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate, was postponed for one day(...)

The La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires where millions of football mad fans in Argentina are eagerly counting down to the first ever “superclasico” Copa Libertadores final. Photograph: Getty Images

Pepper spray in the tunnel, an inflatable pig floated in front of the away fans, Carlos Tévez being sent off for performing a chicken dance … take you(...)

Boca Juniors celebrate Ramon Avila’s opener in their 2-2 draw away to Palmeiras. Photograph:  Alexandre Schneider/Getty

Boca Juniors will face arch rivals River Plate in the final of South America’s Copa Libertadores for the first time after a 2-2 draw with Brazilians P(...)

The Superclasico between Boca Juniors and and River Plate was abandoned at half time after Boca fans teargassed River Plate players last night. Photograph: AFP

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital after they were sprayed with an irritant by fans of bitter rivals Boca Juniors on Thursday, causing(...)