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2019/2020 Season

1 Boca 6 3 0 21
2 Argentinos 5 3 1 18
3 River 5 2 2 17
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There are doubts hanging over the latest edition of El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid due to the ongoing political protests in Catalonia.

The storied...

Boca Juniors with deja vu as River Plate outflank Gustavo Alfaro's side

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Ramon Abila knows Boca Juniors have a mountain to climb in the Copa Libertadores semifinal.

Before their team's home game against historic rivals Boca Juniors, three River Plate fans each held aloft a large inflatable number -- a nine, a one and a two.

It was a reference to a date: Dec. 9, 2018, when the two Buenos Aires giants met in the final of the Copa Libertadores and River won 3-1.

Oct. 1 will not be seen as a date of equal significance. This, after all, was only the first leg of the semifinal. But River's 2-0 win on Tuesday puts them right on course to make it through to this year's...

River Plate land first blow on Boca Juniors in Copa Libertadores semifinal

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Rafael Borre celebrates after opening the scoring for River Plate against Boca Juniors on Tuesday.

A goal in each half, the first from a VAR assisted penalty, gave River Plate a 2-0 win over arch-rivals Boca Juniors in a tense semifinal first leg of the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday.

Rafael Borre converted a spot kick with seven minutes gone after the Brazilian referee consulted with the VAR and adjudged the same player to have been felled in the penalty area.

Ignacio Fernandez doubled River's lead with 70 minutes gone when he flicked home a Matias Suarez cut back from the right wing.


Copa Libertadores semifinals: Boca vs. River ante raised higher; can Gremio beat Flamengo?

Any game between River Plate and Boca Juniors is always full of emotion.

Buenos Aires is bracing itself twice over for the events of Tuesday. First, heavy rain is forecast. Second, there could already be enough thunder and lightning supplied by the first leg of the Copa Libertadores semifinal between River Plate and Boca Juniors -- a half anticipated, half dreaded meeting of historic rivals.

Last year, of course, they met in the two-legged final. The whole saga proved too big, too dramatic, too intense for the city, and after fan violence outside River's stadium the...

Transfer Talk: Boca Juniors fan flames on move for LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The transfer windows in Europe's top leagues are closed, but it's never too late to look forward to January. Click here to view the latest transfers, and keep up to date with the newest gossip below.

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TOP STORY: Ibra to Boca Juniors rumours persist

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has never been afraid to take on a challenge during his extraordinary career. And now Marca is reporting that his final port of call might be Argentina -- with the outspoken...