Boca Juniors have asked from River Plate for the rescheduled leg of Sunday to be delayed.

Violence forced Saturday’s second leg in between the two Argentine rivals to be delayed.

River Plate fans assaulted the Boca Juniors team bus to the match at the Estadio Monumental of River on its way.

The match has been rearranged for Sunday at 20:00 GMT, 24 hours later than planned but is in doubt again.

Boca, who were held to a 2-2 draw in the first leghave advocated South American football governing body Conmebol to do it and allow people affected by Saturday’s incidents to recuperate further.

“Club Atletico Boca Juniors made a formal presentation to Conmebol on Sunday to ask that the final of the be performed in conditions of equality,” said a club statement.

“After the actions of violence endured in the vicinity of the scene, having noticed the size and seriousness of these and the consequences they have generated in the establishment, Boca believes that these conditions are not met and requests the suspension of the game .”

Fans clash with police

Boca players endured cuts from broken windows against the glass and were iuenced by the tear gas used by police to disperse the crowds.

A range including Boca , and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez , allegedly suffered from nausea and dizziness and were being treated by team doctors.

Footage disorientated and seemingly from within the Boca dressing room revealed the players groggy.

Reports said Boca’s Pablo Perez and Gonzalo Lamardo had been taken by ambulance to hospital, the prior together with slivers of broken glass into his eyes and the latter a cut on his mind.

Earlier, Conmebol’s head, Alejandro Dominguez said he desired the rescheduled match to pass off with the protection of technical officials the players and enthusiasts guaranteed.


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