River Plate Wins the Copa Libertadores

Madrid, River Plate won the Copa Libertadores

Cup with a 3-1 victory over Boca Juniors in the final match of the

tournament in Santiago Bernabeu, Spain.

The original time of the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Dario Benedetto

scored for Boca Juniors in the 44th minute and River Plate tied by

Lucas Prato’s goal at 68th minute.

In the second half of the extra time, Juan Fernando Quintero scored

the second goal to River Plate in the 109th minute and Gonzalo

Martinez added the third goal in the last minute.

The first match at Boca Juniors stadium on November 11 ended in a

2-2 draw.

This is the first time that the continental championship has brought

together two teams from Argentina to the final. With this victory, River

Plate qualified for FIFA Club World Cup to be held in the UAE this


Source: Oman News Agency