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Copa Libertadores match affected by tear gas outside the stadium

Demonstrations fuelled by outrage at a now-canceled tax plan have grown in Colombia over the final two weeks.

Television footage earlier confirmed the River crew chopping brief their warm-up on the pitch attributable to comparable discomfort at the Romelio Martínez stadium in Barranquilla, the metropolis which can host the Copa America ultimate in July.

Loud bangs and sirens have been heard outside the floor.

The sport ended 1-1.

Another Libertadores sport between Atletico Nacional and Nacional of Uruguay in Pereira was delayed by an hour attributable to protests there.

River Plate coach Marcelo Gallardo reacts to tear gas thrown outside the stadium.

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) moved matches from Colombia to Paraguay and Ecuador final week to make sure the protests didn’t have an effect on video games.

However, Wednesday’s incidents have been particularly worrying for CONMEBOL as the Copa America is because of be held in Colombia and Argentina subsequent month.

Colombia will host 15 video games together with the ultimate of the world’s oldest worldwide match. The title match is because of be held in Barranquilla on July 10.

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