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Scandal: incidents, punches and gases to Boca players

Boca Juniors and Atlético Mineiro starred in one of the most shameful events in the history of the Copa Libertadores, which ended with major incidents.

Boca Juniors vs Atlético Mineiro
Boca Juniors vs Atlético Mineiro

Boca Juniors said goodbye on penalties in the Copa Libertadores when they fell to Atlético Mineiro after drawing without goals in regulation time. After the end there was a scandalous fight that ended with an attack by the Brazilian police on the Argentine delegation.In a match marked by another disallowed goal by VAR towards Boca, the Xeneize players went to the Mineiro dressing room and the Brazilian police exceeded in their responses and pepper sprayed the players and managers who were present.

Oscar Bermúdez and Raúl Cascini, members of the Soccer Council, were very angry and were among the most fervent in confronting the Brazilian policemen, who on a new occasion were very violent with a cast visiting a Brazilian institution in an international cup.

Later, more images continued to appear and it can be seen how Carlos Izquierdoz and Marcos Rojo fought with the stadium security members. The information from Brazil affirms that it all started because the Mineiro players made fun of the visitors after the end of the game.

Alexis Almosnino

Digital Sports Journalist received at the university Tea & Deportea in 2016. Specialized in graphic media.+ info

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