Copa Libertadores: River Plate beat Boca Juniors in first leg

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River Plate beat rivals Boca Juniors 2-0 from the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semi-final.
River Plate are the holders later beating against their town rivals from the 2018 final, which had been postponed after Bocas group bus was assaulted by opposing fans.
When Rafael Borre converted a penalty after the referee consulted with 19, river Plate went before now.
An Ignacio Fernandez strike in the second half doubled the lead.
Boca midfielder Nicolas Capaldo, that blazed a shot over the bar with only the keeper to beat if his side had been 1-0 down, had been sent-off in injury-time after yet another VAR intervention.
The next leg at Boca will take place on 22 October.
The boys have a walk on the wild side
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