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  • River Plate relegation results in stadium riot


    For the first time in its 100 plus year history, 33 time Argentina champion River Plate was relegated today following a 1-1 draw with tiny Belgrano at the Monumental.

    Belgrando was promoted to the top flight with the result.

    Even before the final whistle River Plate supporters began to react violently to the relegation. Authorities tried to push the fans back with power hoses and riot police.

    Images of the events can be seen below the jump.


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