Explainer - What is behind the fierce rivalry between River Plate and Boca Juniors?

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  • Friday, 07 Dec 2018

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Copa Libertadores Final - Second leg - River Plate v Boca Juniors - Antonio Vespucio Liberti Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina - November 24, 2018 General view of River Plate's fans inside the stadium before the match REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci/File Photo

MADRID (Reuters) - Argentine clubs River Plate and Boca Juniors will contest the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final, South America's equivalent of the Champions League, in Madrid on Sunday.

The match has been moved across continents from Buenos Aires after River Plate fans attacked Boca's team bus before the original fixture was postponed two weeks ago.

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