Once again the VAR was once again the protagonist in the River Plate vs. Palm Trees for the second leg of the Copa Libertadores. This time, he appeared to call the referee and annul a penalty charged in favor of the ‘Millionaire’.
At 75 ′, Matías Suárez fell into the area after a crossing by Empereur. Immediately, the referee whistled a penalty, but then the VAR called him, reviewed the play and ended up canceling the action.
River Plate vs. Palmeiras: la previa
Palm Trees will guarantee your presence at the end of the Liberators cup, in this duel of the semifinals, scheduled for January 30 at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, with a victory by any score, a draw or even a defeat by two goals difference.
To reach his eighth final in the Libertadores, instead, River Plate you need to win 3-0 to take the definition to penalties beat by three or more goals.
The outstanding performance of Palm Trees in Buenos Aires it is possible to foresee that his coach, the Portuguese Abel Ferreira, will repeat the starter in Sao Paulo, although he will have to replace midfielder Patrick de Paula, who will not be able to step on the field because he is suspended.
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