Controversy in the Libertadores: the VAR gets to River in the end

The whole argentine defeated Guild, champion of the last edition The Copa Libertadores grants remaining games for the story. And last night, in which River Pl

Controversy in the Libertadores: the VAR gets to River in the end

The whole argentine defeated Guild, champion of the last edition

The Copa Libertadores grants remaining games for the story. And last night, in which River Plate qualified for the final with a comeback of epic, it was. Guild, the champion of the last edition put distance on the scoreboard in the first part with a both Leonardo Gomes in 35'. And he lasted in front until the last moments. The argentine equalized the match in the 81' and the discount achieved the mash.

The referee, after reviewing the VAR for more than three minutes, drew a penalty on behalf of the River by a hand in the area. The players of Guild, desperate, faced the trio arbitral. The brazilian defender Bressan saw the red after a shove on one of the line judges.

Gonzalo Martinez scored the penalty in the 94' and the match continued playing for nine more minutes. With the final whistle, sparked a tangana between the players of both teams, which forced the police to intervene.

River Plate already waiting opponent. Your eternal enemy, Boca Juniors, or Palmeiras will face the set of Marcelo Gallardo in a final double-match days 7 and 28 of November.

Protests of the Guild

The coach of Gremio, Renato Gaúcho, exploded later in the press room: "We have stolen. If the VAR would have worked well I would be smiling, the fans happy and all in the final of the Copa Libertadores".

The whole brazilian claimed after the match that the first goal of River Plate, work of deleted it, came after a shot with the hand. The referee, on this occasion they went to look at the VAR, to despair of the players Guild.

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Updated Date: 02 November 2018, 19:01

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