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Copa Libertadores Vs Champions League

Watching the Copa this week Caught offside's Tom Webber noticed a few things that we do differently here in Europe. The first thing that struck him during the Libertad (PAR) vs Univ. San Martin (PER) was the atmosphere. Perhaps the most impressive thing was the setting off of fireworks from the stands. This did not occur until later in the game when Libertad where 4-1 up. It was something he had never seen at a game before.It happened elsewhere too, it seemed to exemplify the passion of the fans and create such a mood in stadia that are much more sprawling than we are used to here. The atmosphere rubbed off on the players.

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