Boca Juniors set up Copa Libertadores final Superclásico with rivals River Plate

  • Boca beat Palmeiras 4-2 on aggregate to set up final
  • ‘This will be a Superclásico like no other,’ says Boca’s Ábila

Boca Juniors set up a mouthwatering Copa Libertadores final with city rivals River Plate after drawing 2-2 with Palmeiras in Brazil to win the semi-final 4-2 on aggregate.

It is the first time two Argentinian sides have met in the final of South America’s most prestigious club trophy. “There is no favourite, this will be a Superclásico like no other,” said the Boca striker Ramón Ábila. “Now it is 50-50 chance of winning the trophy.” Both matches of the two-legged final will be played in Buenos Aires.

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