Real Madrid to host Copa Libertadores final at Bernabeu

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 30/11/2018

Real Madrid will host the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors at the Santiago Bernabeu after an agreement has been reached with the CONMEBOL, the Spanish Football Federation, FIFA and the Los Blancos directors to host the second leg of the clash.

 Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez assured the safety of the supporters and the CONMEBOL has also issued a statement to confirm Bernabeu has the venue of the return leg which will be played on Sunday 9th at 20:30 hours Central European Time.

River Plate was hit with a fine of $400,000 and a two-game stadium ban as punishment for the brawl which occurred before the match at the at El Monumental, that led to the game been postponed.