After a meeting with the medical departments of each Federation, Alejandro Domínguez, president of CONMEBOL reaffirmed that soccer, sooner or later, will return to South America and maintained that the intention is to resume the Copa Libertadores and the 2020 South American Cup.
"The importance of offering a coordinated, homogeneous and responsible response so that the return of football can be carried out with the maximum guarantees for all. The meeting also discussed the measures to be implemented to prevent possible injury to the players after these months of interruption of the championships, "said the president of CONMEBOL in a statement.
And along the same lines, he added: "Preserving health with the indicated recommendations, football will return to South America and the CONMEBOL tournaments will be played, since matches are resolved on the playing field ," said Domínguez .
His last sentence made people talk on social networks, since the Boca fans remembered that time River went to the next round 'by desk' in the Copa Libertadores 2015, after the incidents with the pepper spray.
For their part, those from Xeneize continue to claim that the same criteria was not applied in the second leg of the Libertadores 2018 at the Monumental, when the fans threw stones at the Boca bus.