The Superclasico is known for being colourful, rowdy and electrifying.

The Buenos Aires derby is one of Argentina’s fiercest rivalries – and rarely disappoints.

On Saturday, Boca Juniors play River Plate in the first leg of the Copa Libertadores final – the South American equivalent of the Champions League.

Here are some memorable moments from previous typically feisty encounters.

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures

Boca Juniors v River Plate: Argentina's Superclasico in pictures