The South American Football Confederation has announced that Boca Juniors have been fined and six of their players and two of their officials have been suspended, following clashes following a match against Atletico Mineiro in the Copa Libertadores.
Violence erupted after the second leg of the round of 16 on June 20 at Belo Horizonte’s Mineiro Stadium, where Atletico won on penalties and eliminated the Argentina team from the competition.
Players and members of the Boca delegation attempted to storm the Atletico players hall and clashes took place in the stadium tunnel after the video referee rejected the team’s demands Argentina to score a goal for the second time in both matches.
Christian Pavon and Sebastian Villa were suspended for six matches and fined $ 30,000 each, while Marcos Rojo was suspended for five matches and fined $ 25,000, according to a CONMEBOL statement on Friday evening. .
Carlos Izquierdos, Diego Gonzalez and Javiera Garcia will miss four matches, three matches and two matches, respectively, with fines of $ 20,000, $ 15,000 and $ 10,000, respectively.
Officials Raul Cassini and Marcelo Delgado de Boca were fined $ 30,000 and banned from attending CONMEBOL games for two years.
Boca did not mention the sanctions on its website or on social media. The team has seven days to appeal the sanction.