The first game of the Copa Libertadore final between Boca Juniors and River Plate is postponed for Sunday due to flooded terrain. The program was scheduled to start on Saturday at 22:00.
All day in Buenos Aires rain and representatives of the South American football headquarters are constantly inspecting the La Bombonera field. Eventually the referee and his assistants decided that the grass in this state could not be played.
CONMEBOL announced that the derby between Boca Juniors and River Plate is postponed for Sunday at 21:00.
There was an opportunity for the match to be postponed for two hours, but this offer was rejected.
The game was likely to be postponed for Monday or Wednesday, but eventually it was decided to delay the match by 23 hours.
The second option discussed was the city played next Saturday, November 17th.
Due to TV interest in Europe, the organizers have decided to cancel SuperClassico with 24 hours and on Sunday the final decision will be made if the match can be held or redirected to another date.
The match is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at 21:00 and the Monumental Stadium must be played 24 November.
This is the last in South America's strongest club tournament, which will be settled in two matches. For the first time in the competition history of the title, the two biggest rivals in Argentina – Boca Juniors and River Plate stand up.