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Boca Juniors confirm Gago Achilles tear

Boca Juniors, Dec 11: Boca Juniors midfielder Fernando Gago faces months on the sidelines after rupturing his right Achilles tendon during his team’s Copa Libertadores final defeat to River Plate. Gago limped off the pitch in the final minutes of Boca’s 3-1 extra-time

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River captain Ponzio to return for Libertadores decider

Buenos Aires, Nov 16: River Plate captain Leonardo Ponzio will be fit to play in next week’s second leg of the Copa Libertadores final against Boca Juniors after recovering from a leg injury, coach Marcelo Gallardo said. Ponzio missed last Saturday’s first leg