Boca Juniors players clash with Brazilian police after Copa Libertadores defeat to Atletico Mineiro

Boca Juniors had been knocked out of the Copa Libertadores by Atletico Mineiro on Tuesday however each side are probably to face sanctions after chaotic scenes throughout and after the match in Belo Horizonte.

Brazilian police appeared to spray offended Boca players on the door of their dressing room after the match, with movies on Argentine and Brazilian web sites displaying the players choking as they shouted abuse at legislation enforcement officers.

Globoesporte stated the Boca players tried to get into the house dressing room, the place the match officers had sought refuge.

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Ostojich disallowed a aim scored by Boca Juniors' Marcelo Weigandt

The players had clashed within the tunnel after the sport wherein VAR denied Boca what they believed was a legit aim for the second time within the tie.

The last-16 tie on the Mineirao stadium ended 0-0 and Atletico went by means of 3-1 on penalties.

The first leg in Buenos Aires final week additionally ended goalless and Boca had a aim disallowed for offside after an extended VAR test.

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A bus carrying the Boca Juniors staff sits parked outdoors a police station in Belo Horizonte

When requested if the refereeing was an element of their elimination, Boca midfielder Diego Gonzalez stated: “Without a doubt, everybody can see that. We scored a very good aim, and the actual fact is that we deserved to win the primary recreation as nicely.

    “This hurts, we feel bad. CONMEBOL [the South American Football Confederation] need to look at the refereeing.”

    Anger spilled over in the course of the second half when the referee went to test the disallowed aim on the pitchside VAR monitor.

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    Everson is hoisted by his team-mates after scoring the successful penalty

    Brazilian officers clashed with Boca players who approached the referee, and assistant coaches from each side had been despatched off.

    Atletico goalkeeper Everson was the hero, saving two Boca penalties after which scoring the decisive spot-kick to put them into the quarter-finals.

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