Football Notes: Boca Juniors Punished For Fan Violence During Sunday's Superclasico
Argentinian football club Boca Juniors "will have to play its next home game behind closed doors, according to the sanction applied by the Football Security Committee for incidents during Sunday's Superclasico game against River Plate at La Bombonera stadium." Boca Juniors will serve its punishment when it takes on Colón de Santa Fe at an empty Alberto J. Armando stadium on the 14th matchday of the First Division's Final Tournament (CLARIN, 5/8). ... The MLB N.Y. Yankees said that "they will show the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund on the 59-by-101-foot video board at Yankee Stadium" before Chelsea's postseason exhibition against Man City at the Bronx ballpark on May 25 (ESPN, 5/9). ... Man City will travel to South Africa in July to play two South Africa Premier Soccer League sides to be determined at a later date. The second match will be on July 18 to "mark the birthday of former President Nelson Mandela" (SOWETAN LIVE, 5/9).