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 their Copa Libertadores semi-final.
River Plate are the holders after beating their city rivals from the 2018 final, that was postponed after the group bus of Boca had been assaulted by opposing fans.
When a penalty was converted by Rafael Borre after the referee consulted VAR river Plate went this time.
An Ignacio Fernandez strike in the second half of the lead.
Boca midfielder Nicolas Capaldo, who blazed a shot at the bar with the keeper to beat if his side had been 1-0 down, was sent-off in injury-time after another VAR intervention.
The next leg in Boca will take place on 22 October.
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