1997 Copa Libertadores

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1997 Copa Libertadores de América
Libertadores 1997
Tournament details
Dates February 19 - August 13
Teams 21 (from 10 associations)
Final positions
Champions Brazil Cruzeiro (2nd title)
Runners-up Peru Sporting Cristal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 90
Goals scored 247 (2.74 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Alberto Acosta (11 goals)
1996
1998

The 1997 edition of Copa Libertadores was won by Cruzeiro of Brazil, after defeating Sporting Cristal of Peru in the final. The Brazilian team also won the tournament in 1976. Cruzeiro's 1997 championship is the only time any club has won the Libertadores after losing the first 3 matches in the competition.

Group stage[edit]

River Plate bye to the second round as holders.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Bolivia Bolívar 10 6 3 1 2 15 10 +5
Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 8 6 2 2 2 9 10 -1
Paraguay Guaraní 8 6 2 2 2 8 11 -3
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 7 6 2 1 3 7 8 -1

Group 2[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 13 6 4 1 1 10 5 +5
Ecuador El Nacional 9 6 3 0 3 5 7 -2
Argentina Racing 7 6 2 1 3 7 7 0
Ecuador Emelec 5 6 1 2 3 7 10 -2

Group 3[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Chile Colo-Colo 16 6 5 1 0 12 4 +8
Chile Universidad Católica 8 6 2 2 2 15 6 +9
Venezuela Minervén 7 6 2 1 3 3 9 -6
Venezuela Mineros 2 6 0 2 4 2 13 -11

Group 4[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Brazil Grêmio 12 6 4 0 2 10 3 +7
Brazil Cruzeiro 9 6 3 0 3 6 5 +1
Peru Sporting Cristal 8 6 2 2 2 4 5 -1
Peru Alianza Lima 5 6 1 2 3 2 9 -7

Group 5[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Uruguay Peñarol 12 6 4 0 2 12 10 +2
Colombia Millonarios 10 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2
Uruguay Nacional 7 6 2 1 3 6 9 -3
Colombia Deportivo Cali 5 6 1 2 3 9 10 -1

Bracket[edit]

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                             
 Argentina River Plate 3 1 4  
 Argentina Racing 3 1 4  
   Argentina Racing 0 1 1  
   Uruguay Peñarol 1 0 1  
 Uruguay Peñarol 0 3 3
 Colombia Millonarios 2 1 3  
   Argentina Racing 3 1 4  
   Peru Sporting Cristal 2 4 6  
 Argentina Vélez Sarsfield 0 0 0  
 Peru Sporting Cristal 0 1 1  
   Peru Sporting Cristal 1 3 4
   Bolivia Bolívar 2 0 2  
 Bolivia Bolívar 1 7 8
 Venezuela Minervén 1 0 1  
   Peru Sporting Cristal 0 0 0
   Brazil Cruzeiro 0 1 1
 Brazil Cruzeiro 0 2 2  
 Ecuador El Nacional 1 1 2  
   Brazil Cruzeiro 2 1 3
   Brazil Grêmio 0 2 2  
 Brazil Grêmio 1 2 3
 Paraguay Guaraní 2 1 3  
   Brazil Cruzeiro 1 2 3
   Chile Colo-Colo 0 3 3  
 Chile Colo-Colo 3 1 4  
 Uruguay Nacional 1 2 3  
   Chile Colo-Colo 1 3 4
   Chile Universidad Católica 2 1 3  
 Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 0 1 1
 Chile Universidad Católica 4 5 9  

Round of 16[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Racing Argentina 4-4 (5-3p) Argentina River Plate 3-3 1-1
Sporting Cristal Peru 1-0 Argentina Vélez Sársfield 0-0 1-0
Club Guaraní Paraguay 3-3 (1-2p) Brazil Grêmio 2-1 1-2
Minervén Venezuela 1-8 Bolivia Bolívar 1-1 0-7
Millonarios Colombia 3-3 (2-3p) Uruguay Peñarol 2-0 1-3
Universidad Católica Chile 9-1 Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 4-0 5-1
Nacional Uruguay 3-4 Chile Colo-Colo 1-3 2-1
El Nacional Ecuador 2-2 (3-5p) Brazil Cruzeiro 1-0 1-2

Quarter-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Bolívar Bolivia 2-4 Peru Sporting Cristal 2-1 0-3
Universidad Católica Chile 3-4 Chile Colo-Colo 2-1 1-3
Cruzeiro Brazil 3-2 Brazil Grêmio 2-0 1-2
Peñarol Uruguay 1-1 (2-3p) Argentina Racing 1-0 0-1

Semi-Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Cruzeiro Brazil 3-3 (4-1p) Chile Colo-Colo 1-0 2-3
Racing Argentina 4-6 Peru Sporting Cristal 3-2 1-4

Final[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sporting Cristal Peru 0-1 Brazil Cruzeiro 0-0 0-1

Champion[edit]

Copa Libertadores 1997:
Brazil
Cruzeiro
Second title

Top goalscorers[edit]

11 goals

9 goals

8 goals

External links[edit]