[3] The six survivors join 26 clubs in the second stage, in which they are divided into eight groups of four. [3] In 2008, the finals became an exception to the away goals rule and employed extra time. [48][49], This decade proved to be a major turning point in the history of the competition as the Copa Libertadores went through a great deal of growth and change. [10], The Copa Libertadores did not receive international attention until its third edition, when the sublime football of a Santos team led by Pelé, considered by some the best club team of all time, earned worldwide admiration. [67] In 2011, Santos won their third Copa, overcoming Peñarol by 2–1 in the final. If the third match did not produce an immediate winner, a penalty shootout was used to determine a winner.[3]. Atlético Mineiro [1], The matches were played on February 11–13, 18–20, 25–27, March 11–13, 18–20, 25–27, April 1–3, and 8–10, 2014. In 1998 for example, Vasco da Gama spent $10 million to win the competition, and in 1998, Palmeiras, managed by Luiz Felipe Scolari, brought Júnior Baiano among other players, winning the 1999 Copa Libertadores. For the second stage, the 32 teams were drawn into eight groups of four containing one team from each of the four seeding pots. After having the trophy elude them in 1963 at the hands of Pelé's Santos, Boca Juniors finally managed to appear on the continental football map. [4], The clashes for the Copa Aldao between the champions of Argentina and Uruguay kindled the idea of a continental competition in the 1930s. Flamengo, led by stars such as Zico, Júnior, Leandro, Adílio, Nunes, Cláudio Adão, Tita and Carpegiani, sparkled as the Mengão's Golden Generation reached the pinnacle of their careers by beating Cobreloa of Chile. The Sueño Libertador is a promotional phrase used by sports journalism in the context of winning or attempting to win the Copa Libertadores. [47], The Copa Libertadores stayed on Brazilian soil for the remainder of the 1990s as Cruzeiro, Vasco da Gama and Palmeiras took the spoils. [34][35], After 16 years of near-perennial failure, Peñarol would go on to win the cup for the fourth time in 1982 after beating the 1981 finalists in consecutive series. However, it was not to be as Boca Juniors, reinforced by aging but still-capable players, came away with the trophy to win their sixth title. From 1988 onwards, two-legged ties were decided on points, followed by goal difference, with an immediate penalty shootout if the tie was level on aggregate after full-time in the second leg. La Copa Libertadores 2019 est la 60 e édition de la Copa Libertadores.Le club vainqueur de la compétition est désigné champion d'Amérique du Sud 2019. Led by Yugoslavian coach Mirko Jozić, the Chilean squad beat the defending champion 3–0. The first major sponsor was Toyota, who signed a ten-year contract with CONMEBOL from 1997. parte)", "El Estudiantes de Zubeldía (2da. The second stage of the 2014 Copa Libertadores de América was played from February 11 to April 10, 2014. [45], With a highly compact tactical lineup and the goals of the formidable duo Jardel and Paulo Nunes, Grêmio won the coveted trophy again in 1995 after beating an Atlético Nacional led, once again, by the iconic figure of René Higuita. How to play "Football Heads: 2014 Copa Libertadores"? Boca Juniors won the trophy again in 1978 after thumping Deportivo Cali of Colombia 4–0 in the second leg of the finals. On October 8th 1958, João Havelange announced, at a UEFA meeting he attended as an invitee, the creation of Copa de Campeones de America (American Champions Cup, renamed in 1965 as Copa Libertadores), as a South American equivalent of the European Cup, so that the champion clubs of both continental confederations could decide "the best club team of the world" in the Intercontinental Cup. Since its inception in 1960, the Copa Libertadores had predominantly been won by clubs from nations with an Atlantic coast: Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. In 1966, the runners-up of the South American leagues began to join. [8][9] On March 5, 1959, at the 24th South American Congress held in Buenos Aires, the competition was ratified by the International Affairs Committee. [78] Similarly, after their triumph in the 2010 Copa do Brasil, several Santos players made it known that they wished to stay at the club and participate in the 2011 Copa Libertadores, despite having multimillion-dollar contracts lined up for them at clubs participating in the UEFA Champions League, such as Chelsea of England and Lyon of France. [3], The tournament shares its name with the trophy, also called the Copa Libertadores or simply la Copa, which is awarded to the Copa Libertadores winner. [3] Starting with the 2005 season, CONMEBOL began to use the away goals rule. or - Kick. [18][19][20][21] Led by coach Osvaldo Zubeldía and a team built around figures such as Carlos Bilardo, Oscar Malbernat and Juan Ramón Verón, went on to become the first ever tricampeón of the competition. Led by stars such as Zetti, Müller, Raí, Cafu, Palhinha, São Paulo beat Newell's Old Boys of Argentina to begin a dynasty. First stage winner G6, In the second stage, each group was played on a home-and-away round-robin basis. [28] With two titles already under their belt, Independiente created a winning formula with the likes of Francisco Sa, José Omar Pastoriza, Ricardo Bochini and Daniel Bertoni: pillars of the titles of 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975. Resultados de Copa Libertadores Grupo 4 - Grupo D, Temporada 2019/2020, resultados en directo, la clasificación de la liga, e información sobre todos los equipos de Copa Libertadores Grupo 4 - Grupo D, Temporada 2019/2020: São Paulo, Deportivo Binacional, River Plate, Liga de Quito Ruing their semifinal exit in 2004, São Paulo made an outstanding comeback in 2005 to contest the final with Atlético Paranaense. Nike supplies the official match ball since 2003, as they do for all other CONMEBOL competitions. [51] That same year, Mexican clubs, although affiliated to CONCACAF, started taking part in the competition thanks to quotas obtained from the Pre-Libertadores which pitted Mexican and Venezuelan clubs against each other for two slots in the group stage. However, a first stage winner, whose identity was not known at the time of the draw, could be drawn into the same group with another team from the same association. [22][23][24][25] The pincharratas won their first title in 1968 by defeating Palmeiras. Qualifying to the tournament as Brazilian champion, coached by Emerson Leão and containing marvelous figures such as Renato, Alex, Léo, Ricardo Oliveira, Diego, Robinho, and Elano, the Santásticos became a symbol of entertaining and cheerful football that resembled Pelé's generation of the 1960s. The first goal in Copa Libertadores history was scored by Carlos Borges of Peñarol. Consiste en 8 grupos con 4 equipos por grupo. The playoff match finished in a tense 0–0 tie and was decided by a penalty shootout. The payment per home match increases to US$1,050,000 in the round of 16. First stage winner G5 Each team earned 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, and 0 points for a loss. Estudiantes, a modest neighborhood club and a relatively minor team in Argentina, had an unusual style that prioritized athletic preparation and achieving results at all costs. Goal difference would only come into play if the third match was drawn. [56] The biggest news of the competition was previous champion Santos. If both teams were level on points after two legs, a third match would be played at a neutral venue. Los Diablos Rojos retained the trophy in 1974 after defeating São Paulo 1–0 in a hard-fought playoff. [12] A year later, O Rei and his compatriot Coutinho demonstrated their skills again in the form of tricks, dribbles, backheels, and goals including two in the second leg of the final at La Bombonera, to subdue Boca Juniors 2–1 and retain the trophy. The first leg in Lima ended in a 0–0 tie, while the second leg in Avellaneda finished 2–1 in favor of the home team. [4][55] Cruz Azul became the first ever Mexican club to reach the final and win a final leg after great performances against River Plate and an inspired Rosario Central. [7], In 1958, the basis and format of the competition were created by Peñarol's board leaders. [41] In 1990 and 1998 Barcelona Sporting Club, of Ecuador also made it to final but lost both finals to Olimpia and CR Vasco da Gama respectively. The reign of Los Diablos Rojos finally ended in 1976 when they were defeated by fellow Argentine club River Plate in the second phase in a dramatic playoff for a place in the finals. Os 4 equipos de cada grupo xogan entre si na casa e fora, de xeito que cada equipo disputa 6 encontros, 2 fronte a cada equipo. The key breakthrough came in the second leg of the final when Cruzeiro broke the deadlock with just under 15 minutes left in a match attended by over 106,000 spectators in the Mineirão. The Brazilian spell ended with San Lorenzo's first title, beating Nacional of Paraguay in the finals. [16] One of the most important moments in the tournament's early history occurred in 1968 which saw Estudiantes participate for the first time.[17]. [3] However, one berth for the Copa Libertadores can be won by winning the domestic cups in these countries. [3] The top two teams from each group are then drawn into the knockout stage, which consists of two-legged knockout ties. Resultados de Copa Libertadores Grupo 1 - Grupo A, resultados en directo, la clasificación de la liga, e información sobre todos los equipos de Copa Libertadores Grupo 1 - Grupo A: Flamengo, Junior, Independiente del Valle, Barcelona SC Away goals scored; 4. The Copa Libertadores occupies an important space in South American culture. [2] The tournament was expanded to 34 teams and economic incentives were introduced by an agreement between CONMEBOL and Toyota Motor Corporation. Flamengo In 1998, Mexican teams were invited to compete and contested regularly from 2000 until 2016. Initially, only the champions of the South American leagues participated. The defeat brought Olimpia's second golden era to a close. [68] In 2012, Corinthians won the tournament undefeated, beating Boca Juniors 2–0 in the final. [79], Former Boca Juniors goalkeeper Óscar Córdoba has stated that the Copa Libertadores was the most prestigious trophy he won in his career (above the Argentine league, Intercontinental Cup, etc. ", "Hace 60 años, River perdía la gran chance de ser el primer club campeón de América", "ABC (Madrid) - 09/10/1958, p. 58 - ABC.es Hemeroteca", "Peñarol: Spencer secures Peñarol's place in the pantheon", "Independiente gana su primera Libertadores", "El Estudiantes de Zubeldía (1ra. Newell's Old Boys Colombian club América reached three consecutive finals in 1985, 1986 and 1987 but like Cobreloa they could not manage to win a single one. 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage. [3] From 1960 to 1987, two-legged ties were decided on points (teams would be awarded 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss), without taking goal difference into consideration. Pacific emergence and last Uruguayan triumphs: 1980–1989, 2010s: Final in Madrid, single-game finals, La Nación; Historia del Fútbol Chileno, 1985, Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Historical table of the Copa Libertadores, "¿Qué es la Copa Libertadores de América? [1] Held in Santiago, it brought together the champions of each nation's top national leagues. [3] From 1995 onwards, the "Three points for a win" standard, a system adopted by FIFA in 1995 that places additional value on wins, was adopted in CONMEBOL, with teams now earning 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss. Today at least four clubs per country compete in the tournament, with Argentina and Brazil having the most representatives (six and seven clubs, respectively). Boca reached their fourth final in five tournaments in 2004 but was beaten by surprise-outfit Once Caldas of Colombia, ending Boca's dream generation. [31] After both teams won their home legs 1–0, a playoff at a neutral venue was chosen to break the tie. It is organized by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. Having tied the series, Atletico Nacional becomes that year's champions after winning a penalty shootout which required four rounds of sudden death. )[80] Deco, winner of two UEFA Champions League medals with Porto and Barcelona 2004 and 2006 respectively, stated he would exchange those two victories for a Copa Libertadores triumph.[81]. This became the first ever Copa Libertadores finals to feature two teams from the same football association;[59] The Tricolor won their third crown after thrashing Atlético Paranaense in the final leg. [62][63], In 2008 the tournament severed its relationship with Toyota. Draw. In 1985, Argentinos Juniors, a small club from the neighborhood of La Paternal in Buenos Aires, astonished South America by eliminating holders Independiente in La Doble Visera 2–1 during the last decisive match of the second round, to book a place in the final. It was designed by goldsmith Alberto de Gasperi, an Italian-born emigrant to Peru, in Camusso Jewelry in Lima at the behest of CONMEBOL. With the legendary goalkeeper Ever Hugo Almeida, Gabriel González, Adriano Samaniego, and star Raul Vicente Amarilla, a rejuvenated decano boasted a formidable side that promised a return to the glory days of the late 1970s. [57] Once Caldas, employing a conservative and defensive style of football, became the second Colombian side to win the competition. [14][15] Independiente successfully defended the title in 1965;[15] Peñarol would defeat River Plate in a playoff to win their third title,[10] and Racing would go on to claim the spoils in 1967. O'Higgins [38][39] Peñarol won the Cup again in 1987 after beating America de Cali 2–1 in the decisive playoff;[10] it proved to be their last hurrah in the international scene as Uruguayan football, in general, suffered a great decline at the end of the 1980s. The tournament is highly regarded among its participants. On 23 November 2019, Flamengo won the 2019 Libertadores after beating the reigning champions River Plate 2–1 with two late goals by Gabriel Barbosa. Pelé came in first place. The cup has been won by 24 clubs, 13 of them more than once, and six clubs have won two years in a row. In 1975, Unión Española also failed to dethrone the champions in the finals after losing the playoff 2–0. Led by team captain Fernandão, the Colorados beat São Paulo 2–1 at Estádio do Morumbi and held the defending champions at a 2–2 draw at home in Porto Alegre as Internacional won their first ever title. Like their predecessors from the late 1970s however, Boca Juniors would fall short of winning three consecutive titles. Universitario [5], "Copa Bridgestone Libertadores 2014 – Reglamento", "La Bridgestone Libertadores tiene calendario establecido", "Bolilleros 1 y 2 de la fase de grupos de la #CopaLibertadores 2014", "Bolilleros 3 y 4 de la fase de grupos de la #CopaLibertadores 2014", "El calendario definido de la Copa Bridgestone", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2014_Copa_Libertadores_second_stage&oldid=985257199, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2020, Articles with Spanish-language sources (es), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 October 2020, at 22:17. [44] In 1993 São Paulo successfully defended the title by thumping Universidad Católica of Chile in the finals. Because Estadio Atanasio Girardot, their home stadium, did not have the minimum capacity CONMEBOL required to host a final, the second leg was played in Bogota's El Campín with the match ending 2–0 in favor of Atletico Nacional. Emelec León [3], Independiente of Argentina is the most successful club in the cup's history, having won the tournament seven times. The cup of 1997 pitted Cruzeiro against Peruvian club Sporting Cristal. [10] First, the Manyas disposed of defending champions Flamengo 1–0 in the last match of the second phase at Flamengo's home ground, the famed Estádio do Maracanã. [1][2], In the present format, the tournament consists of eight stages, with the first stage taking place in late January. Independiente del Valle The decade ended on a high note when Palmeiras and Deportivo Cali, both runners-up in the competition before, vied to become winners for the first time in 1999. [3][71], For the 2019 edition, the different stages of the competition were contested by the following teams:[3]. Grêmio of Porto Alegre made history by defeating Peñarol to become the champion in 1983. [60][61] Internacional's arch-rivals, Grêmio, surprised many by reaching the 2007 final with a relatively young squad. Since its creation, the Copa Libertadores has been part of the culture of South America. parte)", "El Estudiantes de Zubeldía (3ra. [44] The 2006 final was also an all-Brazilian affair, with defending champions São Paulo lining up against Internacional. Two clubs have kept the actual trophy after three consecutive wins:[74], As of 2019[update], clubs in the Copa Libertadores receive US$500,000 for advancing into the second stage and US$1,000,000 per home match in the group phase. Atletico Nacional faced off against Olimpia losing the first leg in Asunción 2–0. Boca Juniors and Santos would eventually meet in a rematch of the 1963 final; Boca avenged the 1963 loss by defeating Santos in both legs of the final. [3], Between 1960 and 2004, the winner of the tournament participated for the now-defunct Intercontinental Cup or (after 1980) Toyota Cup, a football competition endorsed by UEFA and CONMEBOL, contested against the winners of the European Cup (since renamed the UEFA Champions League)[3] Since 2004, the winner has played in the Club World Cup, an international competition contested by the champion clubs from all six continental confederations. The winners of the previous season's Copa Libertadores are given an additional entry if they do not qualify for the tournament through their domestic performance; however, if the title holders qualify for the tournament through their domestic performance, an additional entry is granted to the next eligible team, "replacing" the titleholder. All these teams were domestic champions of their respective leagues in 1959. [50][66], In 2010, a spell of the competition only being won by Brazilian clubs for four years began with Internacional defeating Guadalajara. [1][5][6] The 1948 South American tournament impulsed, in continent-wide reach, the "champions cup" model, resulting in the creation of the European Cup in 1955, as confirmed by Jacques Ferran (one of the "founding fathers" of the European Cup), in a 2015 interview to a Brazilian TV sports programme. After coming up short in 1989 against Atlético Nacional, Olimpia reached the 1990 Copa Libertadores finals after defeating the defending champion in a climactic semifinal series decided on penalties. [3] Between 1960 and 1987 the previous winners did not enter the competition until the semifinal stage, making it much easier to retain the cup. [33] As in 1963, Boca Juniors had to watch as the visiting team lifted the Copa Libertadores in their home ground and Olimpia became the first (and, as of 2020[update], only) Paraguayan team to lift the Copa. In a rematch of the 1969 finals, Nacional emerged as the champions of the 1971 tournament after overcoming an Estudiantes squad depleted of key players. Single player game: or - Move. In the final, they repeated the feat, beating Cobreloa in a decisive second leg match 1–0 in Santiago. Nine years after their first triumph, Nacional won their second cup in 1980 after overcoming Internacional. Argentine clubs have accumulated the most victories with 25 wins, while Brazil has the largest number of winning teams, with 10 clubs having won the title. Other clubs from nations with Pacific coastlines to have won the competition are Colo-Colo of Chile in 1991, Once Caldas of Colombia in 2004, and LDU Quito of Ecuador in 2008. [41] Goalkeeper René Higuita cemented his legendary status with an outstanding performance as he stopped four of the nine Paraguayan kicks and scored one himself. Today, the current trophy is the third in the history of the competition. First stage winner G4 Another Argentine team, River Plate, won its third title in 2015. Independiente successfully defended the title a year later against Colo-Colo after winning the playoff match 2–1. Play. The project normally starts after the club win one's national league (which grants them the right to compete in the following year's Copa Libertadores). The winner of the Copa Libertadores becomes eligible to play in the FIFA Club World Cup and the Recopa Sudamericana. The pincharatas managed to emulate their predecessors by defeating Cruzeiro 2–1 on the return leg in Belo Horizonte. Football Heads: 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro. In 1965, it was named in honor of the heroes of South American liberation, such as Simón Bolívar, José de San Martín, Pedro I, Bernardo O'Higgins, and José Gervasio Artigas, among others. Manager Telê Santana turned to the Paulistas' youth and instilled his style of quick, cheerful, and decisive football. [3] Peru and Ecuador have developed new formats for qualification to the Copa Libertadores involving several stages. The biggest resurgence of the decade happened in the 50th edition of the Copa Libertadores and it was won by a former power that has reinvented itself. The eight group winners and eight runners-up enter the knockout stages, which end with the final in November. They successfully defended the title in 1969 and 1970 against Nacional and Peñarol, respectively. Nacional [76] Thus, when a team gets eliminated from the competition, it is said that the team has awakened from the liberator dream. [29] The first of these titles came in 1972 when Independiente came up against Universitario de Deportes of Peru in the finals. The folklore, fanfare, and organization of many competitions around the world owe its aspects to the Libertadores. [92] It is one of the many balls produced by the American sports equipment maker for CONMEBOL, replacing the Ordem 4 ball used during 2017. [2][3] Argentina used an analogous method only once in 1992. Any club which wins three consecutive tournaments has the right to keep the trophy. [15] The following year, Independiente defeated Colo-Colo of Chile, another Pacific team, creating the myth that the trophy would never go to the west, giving birth to the saying, "La Copa se mira y no se toca" (Spanish: The Cup is to be seen, not to be touched). [33] Despite this triumph, Olimpia did not create the winning mystique of its past golden generations and bowed out in the round of 16 the following season, after being routed by Grêmio 6–2, avenging their controversial loss from the year before. [51] In that season, LDU Quito became the first team from Ecuador to win the Copa Libertadores after defeating Fluminense 3–1 on penalties. Fase 1, fase 2 y fase 3 de la copa libertadores 2019. Peñarol, San Lorenzo Enfrentamientos de la fase de grupos de la copa libertadores 2019. Jump to navigation Jump to search. For the competition trophy, see, The Copa Libertadores logo is shown on the centre of the. Led by World Cup winner-turned manager Nery Pumpido, Olimpia would overcome Grêmio (after some controversy) and surprise finalists São Caetano. In 2018, River Plate went on to beat their archrivals Boca Juniors 3–1 in a return leg at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain, for the very first time in history due to the lack of security in Buenos Aires. [53] The Xeneizes started this legacy by defeating defending champion Palmeiras in the final series. Football Heads: 2014‑15 La Liga. In that season, LDU Quito became the first team from Ecuador to win the Copa Libertadores after defeating Fluminense 3–1 on penalties. The four surviving teams from the first three stages join 28 teams in the group stage, which consists of eight groups of four teams each. It was Corinthians' first title. The first stage involves 12 clubs in a series of two-legged knockout ties. Bolívar Football Heads: 2014 Copa Libertadores. Cerro Porteño [50], From 1998 onwards, the Copa Libertadores was sponsored by Toyota and became known as the Copa Toyota Libertadores. Atlético Nacional of Medellín won the final series, thus becoming the first team from Colombia to win the tournament. [36] In 1984, Independiente won their seventh cup, a record that stands today, after defeating title holders Grêmio in a final which included a 1–0 win in the first away leg, highlighting Jorge Burruchaga and a veteran Ricardo Bochini.[15]. [3] The winning team also qualifies to play in the Recopa Sudamericana, a two-legged final series against the winners of the Copa Sudamericana. The 1970s were dominated by Argentine clubs, with the exception of three seasons. Grêmio won the competition for the third time in its history in 2017 after defeating CA Lanús in the final, with a 3–1 aggregate. Luiz Felipe Scolari managed to lead yet another club to victory as the Verdão won 4–3 in São Paulo. [1] In 1948, the South American Championship of Champions (Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano de Campeones), the most direct precursor to the Copa Libertadores, was played and organized by Chilean club Colo-Colo after years of planning and organization. [3] Argentina, Brazil and Chile are the only South American leagues to use a European league format instead of the Apertura and Clausura format. [69] In 2013, Atlético Mineiro needed to beat Olimpia 2–0 in the second leg to take the match to penalties and did so; goalkeeper Victor helped secure their first title.[70].