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SBD Global/May 7, 2013/International Football
Two La Bombonera Terraces Closed After Boca Juniors Fans Throw Fireworks Onto Pitch
Published May 7, 2013
PLAYER PROTEST: REUTERS' Gowar also reported "some objects hit River goalkeeper Marcelo Barovero, who appeared to tell referee German Delfino his team could not play on under the circumstances." Delfino, who dished out yellow cards to several players on each side "in a keenly contested clash between the most bitter rivals in South America," opted not to abandon the match and added 12 minutes on to the 90 (REUTERS, 5/5). OLE reported Zavaleta later announced that if it is discovered that "there was a planned effort by Boca Juniors to allow fireworks, it could demand the closing of the entire stadium" (OLE, 5/6).