2012 Superclásico de las Américas

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2012 Superclásico de las Américas
Brazil won on penalties 3-4.
First Leg
Date September 19, 2012
Venue Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia, Brazil
Referee Carlos Amarilla (Paraguay)
Attendance 37,871
Second Leg
Date November 21, 2012
Venue La Bombonera, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Referee Enrique Osses (Chile)
Attendance 32,000

The 2012 Superclásico de las Américas – Copa Doctor Nicolás Leoz was the second edition of the Superclásico de las Américas. Brazil won 4–3 on penalties after a 3–3 draw on normal time and conquered their second title.[1][2][3][4][5]

The first leg was played at Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia, which Brazil won, 2–1. The second leg was originally scheduled to be played on October 3, 2012, at the Estadio Centenario in Resistencia, Chaco, but was postponed due to a power failure in the stadium.[6] Both CBF and AFA agreed on a new date for the match, and it was decided to be held on November 21, 2012 at La Bombonera, Buenos Aires.[7]


First leg[edit]

September 19, 2012
22:00 UTC−03:00
Brazil  2–1  Argentina
Paulinho Goal 25'
Neymar Goal 90+1' (pen.)
AFA Report Martínez Goal 19'
GK 1 Jefferson
DF 16 Fábio Santos
DF 2 Lucas Marques
DF 4 Réver
DF 3 Dedé
MF 10 Jádson Substituted off 62'
MF 5 Paulinho Booked 80'
MF 15 Ralf
MF 7 Lucas Moura Substituted in 76'
FW 19 Luís Fabiano Substituted off 68'
FW 11 Neymar Booked 88'
MF 20 Thiago Neves Substituted in 62'
FW 9 Leandro Damião Substituted in 68'
FW 20 Wellington Nem Substituted in 76'
Mano Menezes
GK Oscar Ustari
DF Sebastián Domínguez
DF Leandro Desábato Booked 90+2'
DF Clemente Rodríguez
DF Lisdandro López Substituted off 73'
DF Gino Peruzzi
MF Maxi Rodríguez
MF Rodrigo Braña
MF Pablo Guiñazú
FW Hernán Barcos Substituted off 76'
FW Juan Martínez Substituted off 87'
MF Leonel Vangioni Substituted in 73'
FW Rogelio Funes Substituted in 76'
MF Leandro Somoza Substituted in 87'
Alejandro Sabella

Assistant referees:
Rodney Aquino (Paraguay)
Carlos Cáceres (Paraguay)
Fourth official:
Pericles Cortés (Brazil)

Second leg[edit]

November 21, 2012
21:00 UTC−03:00
Argentina  2–1  Brazil
Scocco Goal 81' (pen.)89' AFA Report Fred Goal 83'
Martínez Penalty missed
Montillo Penalty missed
Domínguez Penalty scored
Scocco Penalty scored
Orión Penalty scored
3–4 Penalty scored Thiago Neves
Penalty scored Jean
Penalty missed Carlinhos
Penalty scored Fred
Penalty scored Neymar
La Bombonera, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)
GK Agustín Orión
DF Sebastián Domínguez
DF Leandro Desábato
DF Lisandro López
DF Gino Peruzzi
MF Leonel Vangioni
MF Pablo Guiñazú Booked 86'
MF Walter Montillo
MF Francisco Cerro Substituted off 88'
FW Hernán Barcos Substituted off 69'
FW Juan Martínez
FW Ignacio Scocco Substituted in 69'
MF Oscar Ahumada Substituted in 88'
Alejandro Sabella
GK Diego Cavalieri
DF Fábio Santos Substituted off 63'
DF Lucas Marques Substituted off 74'
DF Durval
DF Réver Booked 15'
MF Arouca Substituted off 69'
MF Paulinho
MF Thiago Neves
MF Ralf
FW Fred Booked 65'
FW Neymar
DF Carlinhos Substituted in 63'
MF Jean Substituted in 69'
MF Bernard Substituted in 74'
Mano Menezes

Assistant referees:
Francisco Mondria (Chile)
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Fourth official:
Néstor Pitana (Argentina)


  1. ^ "Nos pênaltis, Brasil supera Argentina e é bicampeão do Superclássico" (in Portuguese). Estadão. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Neymar se redime, faz gol de pênalti e dá bi do Superclássico à Seleção" (in Portuguese). Globoesporte.com. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Argentina 2 Brazil 1". Soccerway. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Brazil edge rivals Argentina". FIFA.com. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Argentina win friendly but Brazil take trophy". Eurosport. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Argentina - Brazil game abandoned after floodlight failure". Goal.com. October 4, 2012. Retrieved October 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Conmebol confirma segundo jogo do Superclássico para dia 21 de novembro" (in Portuguese). Estadão. October 11, 2012. Retrieved October 18, 2012. 

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