translated from Spanish: President of Conmebol and the final Boca-River: «For me it was a dream at the beginning of year»

the historic final that will play Boca Juniors and River Plate for the Libertadores Cup is a dream come true which should enjoy in peace, said on Friday the leaders of Argentine and South American soccer. On the eve the two top Argentine clubs measured in the stadium la Bombonera of Boca, in the first of the two duels for the final of the tournament, Alejandro Domínguez, President of the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol), said is «is an opportunity «historic for Argentina that must be lived as a»party».» «Having 41 teams thinking that this would be the final was for me was a dream at the beginning of year… what we are living today», said Dominguez in a press conference. The leader was accompanied by the Presidents of Boca and River, Daniel Angelici and Rodolfo D’Onofrio, respectively, as well as the head of the Argentine football association, Claudio Tapia.La second final in which the continental tournament champion will be devoted is It will play on November 24 in the Monumental de River.Tapia pointed out that the final is Argentine football «to the top». «Competition is completed when the last blast of the referee,» he said urging that it expires without the usual violence surrounding local soccer. By decision of both clubs both duels will be played without visitors, despite the fact that President Mauricio Macri – self-confessed fan of mouth – said to they have, which contradicted the practice of security established from 2013 for the majority of the p artidos in venues is the last Copa Libertadores where the final is played under the modality of parties of roundtrip. From the next edition, the definition will have only a preset seat end format.» We demonstrate that in Argentina there are no cracks, that football can be a bridge of union. «Those most radicalized that they contain», for his part said D’Onofrio. Angelici noted that the Libertadores final is «one of the most important in the history of our club because you did before with the rival». «The small advantage is that we play with one player, that is the fan’s mouth,» he added. D’Onofrio admitted that in the Saturday match in la Bombonera «obviously we will feel more alone» to be the visiting team. «We will not have that another player, but we are going to have when we go out,» he said. River Marcelo Gallardo technician may not enter the Bombonera, following the recent punishment received by the Conmebol. D’Onofrio criticized the suspension of four parties suffered a Gallardo, who determined that he can not enter the Boca Juniors Stadium and in the following three parties have to observe from the box, to be able to go to the dressing room, or communicate with the dock. The President of River said about the punishment that it considered that «regulations are met and if someone did not meet it, you must have the sanction» disproportionate but pointed out that in Argentina the «right of admission» applies to the «criminals». Conmebol thus punished the behavior of the Argentine technical in the match played against Gremio, when I enter the dressing room at halftime and gave directions to his coaching staff from the rostrum. According to the club of Porto Alegre that influenced that River reversed the score and won 2-1 on 30 October. River has submitted an appeal to the sanction – which the President of Conmebol chose not to comment – and still not got a response. Boca seeks to win its seventh Copa Libertadores and match as well to the Argentine also independent. River, meanwhile, has won three of those trophies. The party’s turn of the final between the two teams will attend FIFA Gianni Infantino’s President, as well as representatives of UEFA and CONCACAF.

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