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Monday Ticker: Libertadores final postponed, Neymar’s Barca return gaining steam, and more


The final to end all finals has been put on hold, and it’s unclear just when it will be played.

After fan trouble postponed what was supposed to be Saturday’s, then Sunday’s second leg of the Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors and River Plate, CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominquez said that the game will be postponed to “allow both clubs to recover.”

The game was originally rescheduled for Sunday, but Boca sent in a formal request to CONMEBOL for a postponement as both Boca captain Pablo Perez and midfielder Gonzalo Lamardo were both injured after River Plate fans attacked Boca’s bus approaching the stadium.

One video emerged of a River Plate fan strapping flares to a child prior to Saturday’s Copa Libertadores final. She has been found and arrested. (REPORT)

FIFA President Infantino denies that he threatened Boca with sanctions following Copa Libertadores postponement (REPORT)

PSG’s Neymar, Kylian Mbappe are training ahead of Wednesday’s UCL match vs Liverpool (REPORT)

Ousmane Dembele’s request to leave Barcelona could see Neymar return (REPORT)

Arsenal-Vorlska Poltava Europa League match has been cleared to play by UEFA despite calls for martial law in Ukraine (REPORT)

Manchester United is eyeing Borussia Dortmund’s Axel Witsel (REPORT)

Andres Iniesta talked about battling depression after Barcelona’s treble in 2008-09 season in new book (REPORT)

Costa Rica will host 2019 Gold Cup matches, marking the first time Gold Cup matches have been in Central America (REPORT)

Ex-Chelsea, Juventus forward Gianluca Vialli revealed his battle with cancer (REPORT)


Atlanta United crushed the Red Bulls in series-opening romp (READ)

Sporting KC, Timbers finished goal-less in Portland (READ)

Bobby Wood scored his 10th Bundesliga goal (READ)

Giuseppe Rossi expressed interest in Red Bulls, NYCFC move (READ)

Gregg Berhalter is reportedly closing in on deal with the USMNT (READ)


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