1999 Copa Libertadores

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1999 Copa Libertadores de América
1999 Copa Toyota Libertadores de América
1999 Copa Toyota Libertadores da América
Tournament details
Dates 21 February – 16 June
Teams 21 (from 11 associations)
Final positions
Champions Brazil Palmeiras (1st title)
Runners-up Colombia Deportivo Cali
Tournament statistics
Matches played 90
Goals scored 257 (2.86 per match)
Top scorer(s) 6 players (6)
Best player Brazil Marcos[1]
1998
2000

The 1999 edition of the Copa Libertadores was the 40th in the tournament's history. It was held between February 21 and June 16. Palmeiras won the cup for the first time in the tournament's history.

First round[edit]

  • Teams in green qualified to the Round of 16
  • Teams in red were eliminated

Twenty teams were distributed among five groups in the First Round; the top three of each group qualified to the playoff bracket. Vasco da Gama (winner of the previous edition of the tournament) received a bye to the playoff bracket.

Group 1[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Flag of Uruguay.svg Nacional 12 6 4 0 2 9 8 +1
Flag of Venezuela.svg Estudiantes 9 6 3 0 3 9 14 -5
Flag of Uruguay.svg Bella Vista 7 6 2 1 3 9 6 +3
Flag of Mexico.svg Monterrey 7 6 2 1 3 10 9 +1

Group 2[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Flag of Argentina.svg Vélez Sársfield 9 6 2 3 1 6 3 +3
Flag of Colombia.svg Deportivo Cali 9 6 3 0 3 4 8 -4
Flag of Argentina.svg River Plate 8 6 2 2 2 8 8 0
Flag of Colombia.svg Once Caldas 7 6 2 1 3 7 6 +1

Group 3[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Flag of Brazil.svg Corinthians 12 6 4 0 2 16 8 +8
Flag of Brazil.svg Palmeiras 10 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2
Flag of Paraguay.svg Cerro Porteño 7 6 2 1 3 14 20 -6
Flag of Paraguay.svg Olimpia 5 6 1 2 3 11 15 -4

Group 4[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica 11 6 3 2 1 9 5 +4
Flag of Chile.svg Colo Colo 8 6 2 2 2 5 7 -2
Flag of Peru.svg Universitario 7 6 2 1 3 7 8 -1
Flag of Peru.svg Sporting Cristal 5 6 0 5 1 7 8 -1

Group 5[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Flag of Ecuador.svg LDU Quito 10 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2
Flag of Ecuador.svg Emelec 9 6 3 0 3 9 12 -3
Flag of Bolivia.svg Jorge Wilstermann 8 6 2 2 2 9 9 0
Flag of Bolivia.svg Blooming 7 6 2 1 3 5 4 +1

Round of 16[edit]

First leg matches were played on April 14. Second leg matches were on April 20 and April 21.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Cerro Porteño Paraguay 6-2 Uruguay Nacional 5-0 1-2
Universitario Peru 0-4 Argentina Vélez Sársfield 0-0 0-4
Jorge Wilstermann Bolivia 3-6 Brazil Corinthians 1-1 2-5
Bella Vista Uruguay 5-3 Chile Universidad Católica 2-2 3-1
River Plate Argentina 1-1 (5-4 pk) Ecuador LDU Quito 1-0 0-1
Emelec Ecuador 2-3 Venezuela Estudiantes 1-3 1-0
Deportivo Cali Colombia 2-1 Chile Colo Colo 2-0 0-1
Palmeiras Brazil 5-3 Brazil Vasco da Gama 1-1 4-2

Quarterfinals[edit]

First leg matches were played on May 5. Second leg matches were played on May 12.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
River Plate Argentina 2-1 Argentina Vélez Sársfield 2-0 0-1
Palmeiras Brazil 2-2 (4-2 pk) Brazil Corinthians 2-0 0-2
Estudiantes Venezuela 3-4 Paraguay Cerro Porteño 3-0 0-4
Deportivo Cali Colombia 3-2 Uruguay Bella Vista 2-1 1-1

Semifinals[edit]

First leg matches were played on May 19. Second leg matches were played on May 26.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Cali Colombia 6-3 Paraguay Cerro Porteño 4-0 2-3
River Plate Argentina 1-3 Brazil Palmeiras 1-0 0-3

Final[edit]

First leg match were played on June 2. Second leg match were played on June 16.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Cali Colombia 2-2 (3-4 pk) Brazil Palmeiras 1-0 1-2

Champion[edit]

Copa Libertadores 1999:
Brazil
Palmeiras
First title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conoce a los jugadores más valiosos de la Libertadores". 10 October 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2015.