Boca Juniors gamers clashed with police after their controversial Copa Libertadores defeat to Atletico Mineiro.
The Brazilian aspect had a objective dominated out by VAR as they have been overwhelmed on penalties by Atletico Mineiro.
Boca Juniors gamers clashed with police after their Copa Libertadores exit
Chaotic scenes after the match noticed Boca gamers attempt to storm the opponent’s dressing room whereas police appeared to make use of tear fuel on them.
One video additionally seems to point out former Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo wielding a fireplace extinguisher.
One Brazilian outlet declare the Boca gamers have been attempting to get into the Atletico Mineiro dressing room as that was the place the match officers had sought refuge.
Rojo was pictured with a fireplace extinguisher in his arms
Boca midfielder Diego Gonzalez mentioned: “Certainly, everybody can see that. We scored a great objective, and the very fact is that we deserved to win the primary sport as nicely.
“This hurts, we really feel dangerous. CONMEBOL [the South American Football Confederation] want to take a look at the refereeing.”
A member of the Brazilian police pressure, Santiago Mayor, informed TyC Sports activities, through The Mirror: “The match commissioner informed us that there was aggression and that instantly activated our intervention.
Boca Juniors gamers have been livid once they had a objective disallowed
“There are presently three gamers which have been recognized as aggressors and are being charged with civil disturbance. We’re presently nonetheless viewing surveillance video to see if there are any others concerned.”
Brazilian journalist Marcelo Silva de Sousa wrote on Twitter: “The Minas Gerais Police affirm that there ARE PLAYERS ARRESTED for ‘contempt’ of authority, damages and assaults on the Mineirão.”
The primary leg of the last-16 tie had ended goalless The last-16 tie and the second sport, on the Mineirao stadium, ended 0-0 and Atletico went by 3-1 on penalties.
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