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  1. Boca barred from Copa Libertadores for 'toxic liquid' attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Historic Argentinian side Boca Juniors will play no further role this season in South America's top continental club competition the Copa Libertadores after being barred by the South American Confederation following last Thursday's attack on River Plate players. Boca must also pay a US$200,000 fine and play their next four matches behind closed doors as punishment for the incident which saw the players from arch-rivals River Plate -- who will progress to the quarter-finals as a result of the decision -- subjected to an attack by a toxic liquid substance.

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  2. Boca kicked out of South America tournament over fan attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Boca Juniors was kicked out of the remainder of this year's Copa Libertadores competition Saturday night as punishment for its fans spraying a caustic substance on an opposing team in a tournament game. The announcement came after the governing body of CONMEBOL, the South American football federation, met privately to discuss punishment for the Argentine team over the Thursday night incident in game against bitter rival River Plate.

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  3. Argentine team kicked out of tournament over fan attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | USA Today

    The South American soccer federation has kicked Boca Juniors out of the remainder of this year's Copa Libertadores competition because its fans sprayed a caustic substance on an opposing team. Boca Juniors kicked out of Copa Libertadores over fan attack The South American soccer federation has kicked Boca Juniors out of the remainder of this year's Copa Libertadores competition because its fans sprayed a caustic substance on an opposing team.

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  4. Boca thrown out of Copa LibertadoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | BBC News

    Boca Juniors have been thrown out of the Copa Libertadores after some of the team's fans sprayed River Plate players with an irritant on Thursday. Boca have also been fined $200,000 and must play four home games behind closed doors and four away without support.

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  5. Soccer-Boca Juniors thrown out of Libertadores for fan violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Jerusalem Post

    Boca Juniors have been thrown out of the Libertadores Cup after players from Argentine rivals River Plate were sprayed with an irritant that left them needing hospital treatment and caused their last 16 clash to be abandoned, the continent's governing body said on Saturday. Paraguay-based CONMEBOL also hit Boca with a $200,000 fine and ordered the club to play four home games behind closed doors and another four away games without its fans.

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  6. Classical chaosRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Argentine soccer has known all too many black weeks but the May 14 of this year stands to be right up there among the blackest days - a day beginning with the tragic death of minor league player Emanuel Ortega, which led to all this weekend's football being called off, ended with the scandalous suspension of the superderby at the Boca Juniors stadium. The misdeeds of "No.

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  7. Angelici a key Macri allyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... Thursday's incidents at La Bombonera, when River Plate players were doused in pepper spray reportedly by Boca Juniors fans at a game for the second leg of the Libertadores Cup. He has now closed the doors of Boca's stadium and already discovered ...

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  8. Fern ndez: Boca aggressors should be thrown out of clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Cabinet Chief and president of Quilmes Anbal Fernndez has called on Boca Juniors to expel those reponsible for the attack on River Plate players out of the club, while slamming the behaviour of the Xeneize players and staff for their reaction to the incidents. "The only way to finish with this violence is to throw those responsible for these attacks out of the show.

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  9. River players attacked with home-made 'pepper spray'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Toxicological tests have revealed that the substance thrown at River Plate players during the suspended Superclsico match against Boca Juniors was a home-made concoction of chilis, cayenne pepper and acid, which reproduces many of the effects of pepper spray in the victim. Analysis carried out on the walls of the Bombonera stadium showed that the mixture, called 'mostacero' in prison culture and which causes skin irritation and a burning sensation, was responsible for the injuries suffered by various River players as they entered the stadium for the second half of the Copa Libertadores clash.

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  10. Conmebol disqualifies Boca from LibertadoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Ponzio reacts to the pepper spray-like substance thrown to him and other River players while coach Marcelo Gallardo and defender Maidana accompany him to leave the pitch. The South American Confederation of Football has decided to disqualify Boca Juniors from the Libertadores Cup, following the incidents that occurred during the match against River Plate at La Bombonera stadium.

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  11. Boca's Angelici considers AFA resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici has admitted that he is considering offering his resignation from the vice-presidency of the Argentine Football Association , following the shameful attack on River Plate players in Thursday's abandoned Superclsico. "I accept my responsibility and at this time I am thinking about resigning as AFA vice-president, because I can see we are going nowhere," the official explained to Amrico .

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  12. Friday, May 15, 2015Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | Soccer America

    A bearded David Beckham took time off from his modeling career to answer Jimmy Kimmel's "3 Ridiculous Questions," including, "What fruit do you think you can kick the farthest?" Read the whole story The Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match between bitter Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended on Thursday after River Plate players were sprayed with a substance that seemed to affect their vision and irritated their eyes. It was probably pepper spray.

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  13. Boca-River Copa Match SuspendedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Soccer America

    The Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match between bitter Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended on Thursday after River Plate players were sprayed with a substance that seemed to affect their vision and irritated their eyes. It was probably pepper spray.

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  14. Conmebol opens proceedings against Boca after fan attackRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Big News Network.com

    ... South American football governing body Conmebol has opened disciplinary proceedings against Argentine club Boca Juniors after the club's fans attacked River Plate players with an irritant spray, the organisation said. In a statement on Friday, ...

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  15. World Sports at 0000 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... By Jimmy Golen. SENT. 700 words. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina " The bitter rivalry between Buenos Aires clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate has produced another ugly chapter in Argentina's long history of endemic soccer violence. By Vicente L. Panetta. ...

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  16. 'Pepper spray' attack in Boca Juniors v River PlateRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Scotsman.com

    BOCA Juniors' stadium in Buenos Aires has become a crime scene after the biggest match in Argentina was stopped when visiting players from River Plate were sprayed by fans with an eye irritant believed to be pepper spray or mace. The Copa Libertadores match between the fierce Argentine rivals was played before an estimated 50,000 fans.

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  17. Copa Libertadores: Cruzeiro still await opponentRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Sambafoot

    Cruzeiro will have to wait a little longer to find out their opponent for the Copa Libertadores quarter final, after last night's second round tie between Boca Juniors and River Plate was abandoned when gas was sprayed on some of the River team at half time with the score finely balanced at 1-0 to River on aggregate.

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  18. Argentine soccer violence resurfaces at Buenos Aires derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Washington Times

    The bitter rivalry between Buenos Aires clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate has produced another ugly chapter in Argentina's long history of endemic soccer violence. Thursday's Copa Libertadores match between the two turned to chaos when Boca fans apparently cut an opening in a tunnel put up to protect players as they entered the field and filled it with pepper spray or mace to douse the opponents.

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  19. Fan-related violence in Argentina this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    An average of five people died each year in fan-related violence in Argentina between 2000 and 2009, according to reform group Salvemos al Futbol, cited in a recent Insight Crime report. A banner with the letter B hangs from a drone over River Plate's players before the start of the second half of their Copa Libertadores soccer match against Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires REUTERS: An average of five people died each year in fan-related violence in Argentina between 2000 and 2009, according to reform group Salvemos al Futbol, cited in a recent Insight Crime report.

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  20. Argentine security chief slams Boca over attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    BUENOS AIRES: Argentina's security chief slammed Boca Juniors on Friday for failing to protect River Plate players who were attacked with what appeared to be pepper spray during a superclasico match. Four River Plate players went to hospital on Thursday after being targeted following halftime in one of the country's most hotly-anticipated matches, forcing the Libertadores Cup last-16 second leg to be abandoned.

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