Yesterday, Velez Sarsfield defeated by the slightest difference River Plate for the first leg of the round of 16 Libertadores Cup at the Jose Amalfitani Stadium. And a tense moment was experienced at 71 minutes, when Enzo Perez approached the Vélez substitute bench to talk with Alexander Medina.
Vélez’s technical director discussed with Enzo Pérez, and even raised the tone of the discussion. “Closes the or…”the Uruguayan coach came to tell him, who ended up being reprimanded.
Although Enzo Pérez was part of the discussion, he was not reprimanded by the Brazilian referee, Raphael Claus, who had a correct performance throughout the match.
The Argentine teams will meet again for the second leg in just one week. The winner of this key will meet the winner of Talleres de Córdoba – Colón de Santa Fe.