1976 Intercontinental Cup

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1976 Intercontinental Cup
on aggregate
First leg
Date 23 November 1976
Venue Olympic Stadium, Munich
Referee Luis Pestarino
Attendance 22.000
Second leg
Date 21 December 1976
Venue Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Referee Patrick Patridge
Attendance 123.715
1974
1977

The 1976 Intercontinental Cup was a football tie held over two legs in November and December 1976 between Cruzeiro, winners of the 1976 Copa Libertadores, and the winners of the 1975–76 European Cup, Bayern Munich.

FC Bayern Munich, even as European champion, didn't find compatible schedule together with south-American champion, Club Atlético Independiente, to play the 1975 Intercontinental Cup. This time, however, have no problems and the German club disputed the world title against the 1976 South-American champions, the Brazilian Cruzeiro Esporte Clube.

The team of Bavaria held the base of the German team who won the 1974 FIFA World Cup, with players like Sepp Maier, Franz Beckenbauer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Gerd Müller. Cruzeiro was the first Brazilian club to become champion of the Copa Libertadores after legendary Pelé's Santos FC. The team had the 1970 FIFA World Cup champions Wilson Piazza and Jairzinho, and other famous players like Nelinho, Raul Plassman and Dirceu Lopes.

The first leg was held on 23 November 1976 at the Munich's Olympic Stadium, home of Bayern Munich. The match finished up as a 2-0 victory for Bayern, in a game with the pitch covered by snow. The goals was scored by Gerd Müller (80th minute) and Jupp Kapellmann (82nd minute).

Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto, known as Mineirão, hosted the return leg on 21 December 1976. The match finished drawn by 0-0.


First leg[edit]

Match details[edit]

23 November 1976
Bayern Munich Germany 2–0 Brazil Cruzeiro
Müller Goal 80'
Kappellmann Goal 82'
(Report)
Olympic Stadium, Munich
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Luis Pestarino Argentina


Bayern Munich
Cruzeiro
GK 1 West Germany Sepp Maier
DF 2 Sweden Björn Andersson
DF 3 West Germany Udo Horsmann
DF 4 West Germany Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck
DF 5 West Germany Franz Beckenbauer
MF 6 West Germany Bernd Dürnberger
FW 7 West Germany Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
MF 8 Sweden Conny Torstensson
FW 9 West Germany Gerd Müller
FW 10 West Germany Ulrich Hoeneß
MF 11 West Germany Jupp Kapellmann
Manager:
West Germany Dettmar Cramer


Man of the Match:

Assistant Referees:

GK 1 Brazil Raul
DF 2 Brazil Nelinho
DF 3 Brazil Morais
MF 4 Brazil Piazza
DF 5 Brazil Osiris
MF 6 Brazil Zé Carlos
DF 7 Brazil Vanderlei
FW 8 Brazil Eduardo
FW 9 Brazil Palinha
MF 10 Brazil Jairzinho
FW 11 Brazil Joãozinho Substituted off 80'
Substitutes:
FW ' Brazil Dirceu Substituted in 80'
Manager:
Brazil Zezé Moreira

Second leg[edit]

Match details[edit]

21 December 1976
Cruzeiro Brazil 0–0 Germany Bayern Munich
(Report)
Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Attendance: 123,715
Referee: Patrick Partridge England


Cruzeiro
Bayern Munich
GK 1 Brazil Raul
DF 2 Brazil Nelinho
DF 3 Brazil Morais
MF 4 Brazil Piazza Substituted off 30'
DF 5 Brazil Osiris
MF 6 Brazil Zé Carlos
DF 7 Brazil Vanderlei
FW 8 Brazil Dirceu Substituted off 46'
FW 9 Brazil Palinha
MF 10 Brazil Jairzinho
FW 11 Brazil Joãozinho
Substitutes:
DF ' Uruguay Pablo Forlán Substituted in 46'
FW ' Brazil Eduardo Substituted in 30'
Manager:
Brazil Zezé Moreira


Man of the Match:

Assistant Referees:

GK 1 West Germany Sepp Maier
DF 2 Sweden Björn Andersson
DF 3 West Germany Udo Horsmann
DF 4 West Germany Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck
DF 5 West Germany Franz Beckenbauer
MF 6 West Germany Sepp Weiß
FW 7 West Germany Karl-Heinz Rummenigge Substituted off 85'
MF 8 Sweden Conny Torstensson
FW 9 West Germany Gerd Müller
FW 10 West Germany Ulrich Hoeneß
MF 11 West Germany Jupp Kapellmann
Substitutes:
MF Germany Fred Arbinger Substituted in 85'
Manager:
West Germany Dettmar Cramer

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