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Brilliant Juan Quintero goal that won the Copa Libertadores

12 December 2018

Leonardo Ponzio believes River Plate's players will forever be revered for beating Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores final.

However, the second leg was postponed last month after an attack on the Boca bus as it was on its way to the game.

The winger, who scored River Plate's third goal in Sunday's 3-1 Copa Libertadores second-leg win over Boca Juniors in Madrid, will move after four seasons at the club.

Tevez, though, is only on the bench for Boca with head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto instead opting for Cristian Pavon and Dario Benedetto in attack. This final is over, but a lot of things still need to be solved. It's a league that grew a lot and we hope to continue making history in that club.

River were punished by having the right to host the second leg rescinded, and CONMEBOL arranged for it to be played in Madrid instead.

River's win sees them qualify for the Club World Cup, which will kick off in the United Arab Emirates later this week.

River Plate finally triumphed in the game but it was the post match celebrations that piqued the interest of some eagle eared listeners who noticed a familiar tune playing during the trophy presentation on the pitch. It's not normal to throw rocks at a bus of a rival team.

Fronting the media afterwards in the Spanish capital, Boca boss Schelotto could not hide his disappointment, telling reporters: "The only thing I feel is sadness for not winning the cup and giving it to the people of Boca".

Two Colombian players made all the difference - one good, one bad - in the Copa Libertadores final Sunday. I think that I gave people what they deserve and this is all for those who backed me.

Brilliant Juan Quintero goal that won the Copa Libertadores