Conmebol suspends refereeing teams of Cerro x Fluminense and Boca Juniors x Atlético-MG – Prime Time Zone


Referees Committee admitted ‘serious errors’ in decisions to nullify goals by Cerro and Boca Juniors; the Paraguayan club even filed a representation asking for the game to be canceled

EFE / Marcelo Endelli / POOLBoca Juniors had a legal goal annulled by the referee

Hours after assuming that the referee teams of matches between Cerro Porteño x Fluminense e Boca Juniors x Atlético-MG, valid for the octaves of the end of the Liberators cup on Tuesday, the referees’ committee of the Conmebol informed that it will suspend everyone involved. Responsible for nullifying a goal by Cerro when the score was still zero, the trio formed by Cesar Deischler, Eduardo Gamboa and Julio Fernandez is away indefinitely. Just like the duo Andres Rojas and Derlis Lopez, who played in Buenos Aires and canceled the goal scored by Boca. In both decisions, Conmebol informs that they were “serious mistakes”.

This Wednesday, the 14th, Cerro published a note on its social networks stating that it filed a representation at Conmebol because it understood that it was harmed by the refereeing decisions, which ended with the Paraguayan team’s 2-0 defeat. was marked by a series of shameful events, which cannot and should not be omitted by Conmebol, due to sporting fair play and the values ​​promoted by the Confederation itself and by the Fifa“says the note. The club asks the referees to punish and cancel the match. Boca has not positioned itself on social networks.