Fluminense earns first-ever Libertadores Cup win after defeating Boca Juniors in combination

Fluminense, led by ex-Madrid participant Marcelo, gained their first Copa Libertadores in additional time in an unsightly and poorly performed last towards Boca Juniors, who will preserve the dream of La Sptima, leaving Independiente as essentially the most profitable workforce (seven) in South America. The ultimate was determined within the 98th minute with a objective by Kennedy.

Fluminense needed to play from the start. Boca then again, needed to observe the minutes go by.

Boca let the minutes of the primary half go by and noticed that their objective. They made a few fascinating advances, however their recreation plan was minimize brief within the thirty sixth minute with the thirteenth objective of veteran Argentine striker Germn Cano, an virtually nameless participant in Argentina, who leaves as the highest scorer of the Cup (13 objectives), one thing that nobody had achieved within the Libertadores on this century.

Kennedy scored an exceptional header

At 0-1, the sport was hardly performed till halftime. Flu’s veterans have been on the ground greater than taking part in, in the meantime, veteran Felipe Melo led the way in which till he was substituted within the 51st minute.

The second half was one thing else in perspective, however Boca couldn’t play. As a result of they did not even have the ball, when the ball was in play Flu dominated each defensively and offensively. Boca was The dream of the seventh Libertadores trophy was taking place the sewers of Maracan stadium.

The match went to additional time (Marcelo had already been substituted earlier), though Diogo Barbosa had an opportunity for Flu within the final second of stoppage time. And in additional time, Boca, who had cast their Cup success on penalties, appeared to have a transparent plan.

As soon as once more, Flu took the initiative. After which got here John Kennedy’s objective within the 98th minute. And that was the top of the sport, though there have been nonetheless 20 minutes left… and Kennedy himself was despatched off for an absurd, however truthful, double yellow card after celebrating with the group.

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