2012 Copa Libertadores first stage

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The First Stage of the 2012 Copa Santander Libertadores de América ran from January 24 to February 2, 2012 (first legs: January 24–26; second legs: January 31–February 2).[1]

Format[edit]

The twelve teams were drawn into six ties on November 25, 2011 in Asunción.[2]

Teams played in two-legged ties on a home-away basis. Each team earned 3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, and 0 points for a loss. The following criteria was used for breaking ties on points:[3]

  1. Goal difference
  2. Away goals
  3. Penalty shootout (no extra time is played)

The six winners advanced to the second stage to join the 26 automatic qualifiers.

Matches[edit]

Team 1 played the second leg at home.

Teams Scores Tie-breakers
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg GD AG Pen.
Sport Huancayo Peru 1:4 Argentina Arsenal 0–3 1–1
Flamengo Brazil 3:3 Bolivia Real Potosí 1–2 2–0 +1:−1
Caracas Venezuela 1:4 Uruguay Peñarol 0–4 1–1
Libertad Paraguay 3:3 Ecuador El Nacional 0–1 4–1 +2:−2
Once Caldas Colombia 1:4 Brazil Internacional 0–1 2–2
UANL Mexico 1:4 Chile Unión Española 0–1 2–2

Match G1[edit]


Arsenal won on points 4–1.

Match G2[edit]


Tied on points 3–3, Flamengo won on goal difference.

Match G3[edit]


Peñarol won on points 4–1.

Match G4[edit]


Tied on points 3–3, Libertad won on goal difference.

Match G5[edit]


Internacional won on points 4–1.

Match G6[edit]


Unión Española won on points 4–1.

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