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.
Final de la CONMEBOL Libertadores 2018 se jugará el domingo 9 de diciembre en el Santiago Bernabéu de Madrid.🔸https://t.co/qZIHEpxGQw pic.twitter.com/pF2xxY74cZ — CONMEBOL.com (@CONMEBOL) November 29, 2018
CONMEBOL judgement: River Plate fined US$400,000 and ordered to play their next two continental matches (after the Libertadores final) behind closed doors.Boca appeal the decision and if necessary will take CONMEBOL's ruling before CAS pic.twitter.com/8RWw0V14QN — NANA AGYEMANG (@naagyeman6) November 30, 2018