2014 Copa Sudamericana

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2014 Copa Sudamericana
2014 Copa Total Sudamericana
2014 Copa Total Sul-Americana
Tournament details
Dates August 19 – December 10, 2014
Teams 47 (from 10 associations)
Final positions
Champions Argentina River Plate (1st title)
Runners-up Colombia Atlético Nacional
Tournament statistics
Matches played 92
Goals scored 209 (2.27 per match)
Top scorer(s) Ecuador Miler Bolaños
Chile Andrés Vilches
(5 goals each)
Best player Argentina Marcelo Barovero
2013
2015

The 2014 Copa Sudamericana (officially the 2014 Copa Total Sudamericana for sponsorship reasons)[1] was the 13th edition of the Copa Sudamericana, South America's secondary international club football tournament organized by CONMEBOL. Lanús were the defending champions, but were eliminated by Cerro Porteño in the round of 16.

In the finals, Argentine team River Plate defeated Colombian team Atlético Nacional 3–1 on aggregate to win their first title,[2] and earned the right to play in the 2015 Recopa Sudamericana and the 2015 Suruga Bank Championship.[3]

Qualified teams[edit]

Association Team (Berth) Entry stage Qualification method
Argentina Argentina
6 + 1 berths
Lanús (Title holders) Round of 16 2013 Copa Sudamericana champion
River Plate (Argentina 1) Second stage 2013–14 Primera División super champion[4]
Boca Juniors (Argentina 2) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage or Argentina 1 or Argentina 3 of 2015 Copa Libertadores[4]
Estudiantes (Argentina 3) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage or Argentina 1 or Argentina 3 of 2015 Copa Libertadores[4]
Gimnasia y Esgrima (Argentina 4) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 3rd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage or Argentina 1 or Argentina 3 of 2015 Copa Libertadores[4]
Godoy Cruz (Argentina 5) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 4th best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage or Argentina 1 or Argentina 3 of 2015 Copa Libertadores[4]
Rosario Central (Argentina 6) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 5th best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage or Argentina 1 or Argentina 3 of 2015 Copa Libertadores[4]
Bolivia Bolivia
4 berths
San José (Bolivia 1) First stage 2013 Clausura 3rd place[5]
Jorge Wilstermann (Bolivia 2) 2013 Apertura 4th place[6]
Nacional Potosí (Bolivia 3) 2013 Apertura 5th place[6]
Universitario (Bolivia 4) 2013 Apertura 6th place[6]
Brazil Brazil
8 berths
Vitória (Brazil 1) Second stage 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
Goiás (Brazil 2) 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B 2nd best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
São Paulo (Brazil 3) 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B 3rd best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
Bahia (Brazil 4) 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B 4th best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
Internacional (Brazil 5) 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B 5th best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
Criciúma (Brazil 6) 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B 6th best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
Fluminense (Brazil 7) 2013 Série A or 2013 Série B 7th best team eliminated before 2014 Copa do Brasil round of 16[7]
Sport Recife (Brazil 8) 2014 Copa do Nordeste champion[8]
Chile Chile
4 berths
Iquique (Chile 1) First stage 2013–14 Copa Chile champion[9]
Cobresal (Chile 2) 2014 Clausura Liguilla winner[9]
Universidad Católica (Chile 3) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores second stage[9]
Huachipato (Chile 4) 2013–14 Copa Chile runner-up[9]
Colombia Colombia
4 berths
Atlético Nacional (Colombia 1) First stage 2013 Copa Colombia champion[10]
Deportivo Cali (Colombia 2) 2014 Superliga Colombiana champion[10]
Millonarios (Colombia 3) 2013 Primera A aggregate table best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[10]
Águilas Pereira (Colombia 4) 2013 Primera A aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[10]
Ecuador Ecuador
4 berths
Emelec (Ecuador 1) First stage 2013 Serie A champion[11]
Independiente del Valle (Ecuador 2) 2013 Serie A runner-up[11]
Universidad Católica (Ecuador 3) 2013 Serie A aggregate table best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[11]
Barcelona (Ecuador 4) 2013 Serie A aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[11]
Paraguay Paraguay
4 berths
Cerro Porteño (Paraguay 1) First stage 2013 Primera División tournament champion with better record in aggregate table[12]
Libertad (Paraguay 2) 2013 Primera División aggregate table best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[12]
General Díaz (Paraguay 3) 2013 Primera División aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[12]
Deportivo Capiatá (Paraguay 4) 2013 Primera División aggregate table 3rd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[12]
Peru Peru
4 berths
Alianza Lima (Peru 1) First stage 2013 Descentralizado aggregate table best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[13]
Universidad César Vallejo (Peru 2) 2013 Descentralizado aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[13]
UTC (Peru 3) 2013 Descentralizado aggregate table 3rd best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[13]
Inti Gas (Peru 4) 2013 Descentralizado aggregate table 4th best team not qualified for 2014 Copa Libertadores[13]
Uruguay Uruguay
4 berths
Danubio (Uruguay 1) First stage 2013–14 Primera División champion[14]
River Plate (Uruguay 2) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table best team not qualified for 2015 Copa Libertadores[14]
Peñarol (Uruguay 3) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2015 Copa Libertadores[14]
Rentistas (Uruguay 4) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 3rd best team not qualified for 2015 Copa Libertadores[14]
Venezuela Venezuela
4 berths
Caracas (Venezuela 1) First stage 2013 Copa Venezuela champion[15]
Deportivo Anzoátegui (Venezuela 2) 2013–14 Primera División aggregate table 2nd best team not qualified for 2015 Copa Libertadores[15]
Trujillanos (Venezuela 3) 2013–14 Primera División Serie Sudamericana winner with better record in aggregate table[15]
Deportivo La Guaira (Venezuela 4) 2013–14 Primera División Serie Sudamericana winner with worse record in aggregate table[15]

Draw[edit]

The draw of the tournament was held on May 20, 2014 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[16][17][18]

Excluding the defending champion (entering in the round of 16), the other 46 teams were divided into four zones:

  • South Zone: Teams from Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay (entering in the first stage)
  • North Zone: Teams from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela (entering in the first stage)
  • Argentina Zone: Teams from Argentina (entering in the second stage)
  • Brazil Zone: Teams from Brazil (entering in the second stage)

The draw mechanism was as follows:[3]

  • South Zone and North Zone:
    • For the first stage, the 16 teams from the South Zone were drawn into eight ties, and the 16 teams from the North Zone were drawn into the other eight ties. Teams which qualified for berths 1 were drawn against teams which qualified for berths 4, and teams which qualified for berths 2 were drawn against teams which qualified for berths 3, with the former hosting the second leg in both cases. Teams from the same association could not be drawn into the same tie.
    • For the second stage, the 16 winners of the first stage were drawn into eight ties. The eight winners from the South Zone were drawn against the eight winners from the North Zone, with the former hosting the second leg in four ties, and the latter hosting the second leg in the other four ties.
  • Argentina Zone: The six teams were drawn into three ties. Teams which qualified for berths 1–3 were drawn against teams which qualified for berths 4–6, with the former hosting the second leg.
  • Brazil Zone: The eight teams were split into four ties. No draw was held, where the matchups were based on the berths which the teams qualified for: 1 vs. 8, 2 vs. 7, 3 vs. 6, 4 vs. 5, with the former hosting the second leg.

To determine the bracket starting from the round of 16, the defending champion and the 15 winners of the second stage were assigned a "seed" by draw. The defending champion and the winners from Argentina Zone and Brazil Zone were assigned odd-numbered "seeds", and the winners from ties between South Zone and North Zone were assigned even-numbered "seeds".

Schedule[edit]

The schedule of the competition was as follows (all dates listed are Wednesdays, but matches may be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays as well).[16][19]

Stage First leg Second leg
First stage August 20 August 27
Second stage August 27
September 3, 10, 17
September 3, 17, 24
Round of 16 October 1, 15 October 15, 22
Quarterfinals October 29 November 5
Semifinals November 19 November 26
Finals December 3 December 10

Elimination phase[edit]

In the elimination phase, each tie was played on a home-and-away two-legged basis. If tied on aggregate, the away goals rule was used. If still tied, the penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner (no extra time was played). The 15 winners of the second stage (three from Argentina Zone, four from Brazil Zone, eight from ties between South Zone and North Zone) advanced to the round of 16 to join the defending champion (Lanús).[3]

First stage[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
South Zone
Huachipato Chile 6–3 Bolivia San José 3–1 3–2
Universitario Bolivia 2–1 Chile Iquique 2–0 0–1
Deportivo Capiatá Paraguay 5–3 Uruguay Danubio 3–1 2–2
Rentistas Uruguay 1–2 Paraguay Cerro Porteño 0–2 1–0
General Díaz Paraguay 4–3 Chile Cobresal 2–1 2–2
Nacional Potosí Bolivia 1–3 Paraguay Libertad 1–0 0–3
Universidad Católica Chile 0–4 Uruguay River Plate 0–1 0–3
Peñarol Uruguay 6–0 Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann 2–0 4–0
North Zone
Inti Gas Peru 0–2 Venezuela Caracas 0–1 0–1
Barcelona Ecuador 3–0 Peru Alianza Lima 3–0 0–0
Deportivo La Guaira Venezuela 1–2 Colombia Atlético Nacional 1–1 0–1
Águilas Pereira Colombia 2–3 Ecuador Emelec 1–1 1–2
UTC Peru 0–3 Colombia Deportivo Cali 0–0 0–3
Millonarios Colombia 3–4 Peru Universidad César Vallejo 1–2 2–2
Trujillanos Venezuela 1–2 Ecuador Independiente del Valle 0–1 1–1
Universidad Católica Ecuador 2–2 (5–4 p) Venezuela Deportivo Anzoátegui 1–1 1–1

Second stage[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sport Recife Brazil 1–3 Brazil Vitória 0–1 1–2
Deportivo Capiatá Paraguay 4–2 Venezuela Caracas 1–1 3–1
Godoy Cruz Argentina 0–3 Argentina River Plate 0–1 0–2
Huachipato Chile 2–1 Ecuador Universidad Católica 2–0 0–1
Fluminense Brazil 2–2 (a) Brazil Goiás 2–1 0–1
Peñarol Uruguay 3–2 Colombia Deportivo Cali 2–2 1–0
Universitario Bolivia 2–5 Peru Universidad César Vallejo 2–2 0–3
Internacional Brazil 1–3 Brazil Bahia 0–2 1–1
Independiente del Valle Ecuador 1–3 Paraguay Cerro Porteño 1–0 0–3
Gimnasia y Esgrima Argentina 0–1 Argentina Estudiantes 0–0 0–1
Emelec Ecuador 3–2 Uruguay River Plate 2–1 1–1
Criciúma Brazil 2–3 Brazil São Paulo 2–1 0–2
Barcelona Ecuador 1–2 Paraguay Libertad 1–0 0–2
Rosario Central Argentina 1–4 Argentina Boca Juniors 1–1 0–3
Atlético Nacional Colombia 3–3 (a) Paraguay General Díaz 0–2 3–1

Final stages[edit]

In the final stages, the 16 teams played a single-elimination tournament, with the following rules:[3]

  • Each tie was played on a home-and-away two-legged basis, with the higher-seeded team hosting the second leg.
  • In the round of 16, quarterfinals, and semifinals, if tied on aggregate, the away goals rule was used. If still tied, the penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner (no extra time was played).
  • In the finals, if tied on aggregate, the away goals rule was not used, and 30 minutes of extra time was played. If still tied after extra time, the penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner.
  • If there were two semifinalists from the same association, they must play each other.

Bracket[edit]

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                     
16  Colombia Atlético Nacional 2 1 3  
1  Brazil Vitória 2 0 2  
  16  Colombia Atlético Nacional 1 1 2  
  8  Peru Univ. César Vallejo 0 0 0  
9  Brazil Bahia 2 0 2 (6)
8  Peru Univ. César Vallejo (p) 0 2 2 (7)  
  16  Colombia Atlético Nacional (p) 1 0 1 (4)  
  13  Brazil São Paulo 0 1 1 (1)  
13  Brazil São Paulo 1 3 4  
4  Chile Huachipato 0 2 2  
  13  Brazil São Paulo 4 2 6
  12  Ecuador Emelec 2 3 5  
12  Ecuador Emelec (p) 1 0 1 (6)
5  Brazil Goiás 0 1 1 (5)  
  16  Colombia Atlético Nacional 1 0 1
  3  Argentina River Plate 1 2 3
15  Argentina Boca Juniors (p) 0 1 1 (4)  
2  Paraguay Deportivo Capiatá 1 0 1 (3)  
  15  Argentina Boca Juniors 1 4 5
  10  Paraguay Cerro Porteño 0 1 1  
10  Paraguay Cerro Porteño 2 1 3
7  Argentina Lanús 1 1 2  
  15  Argentina Boca Juniors 0 0 0
  3  Argentina River Plate 0 1 1  
11  Argentina Estudiantes (p) 2 1 3 (3)  
6  Uruguay Peñarol 1 2 3 (1)  
  11  Argentina Estudiantes 1 2 3
  3  Argentina River Plate 2 3 5  
14  Paraguay Libertad 1 0 1
3  Argentina River Plate 3 2 5  

Round of 16[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Atlético Nacional Colombia 3–2 Brazil Vitória 2–2 1–0
Boca Juniors Argentina 1–1 (4–3 p) Paraguay Deportivo Capiatá 0–1 1–0
Libertad Paraguay 1–5 Argentina River Plate 1–3 0–2
São Paulo Brazil 4–2 Chile Huachipato 1–0 3–2
Emelec Ecuador 1–1 (6–5 p) Brazil Goiás 1–0 0–1
Estudiantes Argentina 3–3 (3–1 p) Uruguay Peñarol 2–1 1–2
Cerro Porteño Paraguay 3–2 Argentina Lanús 2–1 1–1
Bahia Brazil 2–2 (6–7 p) Peru Universidad César Vallejo 2–0 0–2

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Atlético Nacional Colombia 2–0 Peru Universidad César Vallejo 1–0 1–0
Boca Juniors Argentina 5–1 Paraguay Cerro Porteño 1–0 4–1
Estudiantes Argentina 3–5 Argentina River Plate 1–2 2–3
São Paulo Brazil 6–5 Ecuador Emelec 4–2 2–3

Semifinals[edit]

This was the first time the Superclásico derby matches between Boca Juniors and River Plate were played in the Copa Sudamericana.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Atlético Nacional Colombia 1–1 (4–1 p) Brazil São Paulo 1–0 0–1
Boca Juniors Argentina 0–1 Argentina River Plate 0–0 0–1

Finals[edit]

The finals were played on a home-and-away two-legged basis, with the higher-seeded team hosting the second leg. If tied on aggregate, the away goals rule was not used, and 30 minutes of extra time was played. If still tied after extra time, the penalty shoot-out was used to determine the winner.[3]


River Plate won 3–1 on aggregate.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Team Goals
1 Ecuador Miler Bolaños Ecuador Emelec 5
Chile Andrés Vilches Chile Huachipato 5
3 Argentina Andrés Chávez Argentina Boca Juniors 4
Paraguay Fabio Escobar Paraguay Deportivo Capiatá 4
Uruguay Rodrigo Mora Argentina River Plate 4
Peru Andy Pando Peru Universidad César Vallejo 4
Paraguay Óscar Romero Paraguay Cerro Porteño 4
8 Colombia Edwin Cardona Colombia Atlético Nacional 3
Argentina Guido Carrillo Argentina Estudiantes 3
Brazil Erik Brazil Goiás 3
Paraguay Roberto Gamarra Paraguay General Díaz 3
Brazil Ganso Brazil São Paulo 3
Uruguay Hernán Rodrigo López Paraguay Libertad 3
Ecuador Ángel Mena Ecuador Emelec 3
Brazil Michel Bastos Brazil São Paulo 3
Peru Ronald Quinteros Peru Universidad César Vallejo 3
Uruguay Jonathan Rodríguez Uruguay Peñarol 3
Colombia Luis Carlos Ruiz Colombia Atlético Nacional 3
Uruguay Michael Santos Uruguay River Plate 3
Uruguay Diego Vera Argentina Estudiantes 3

Source:[20]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Copa Sudamericana tiene nuevo sponsor para la edición 2013" (in Spanish). latercera.com. 30 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "El recorrido de River Plate para llegar a la Copa". CONMEBOL.com. December 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Copa Total Sudamericana 2014 – Reglamento" (PDF) (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Reglamento del Campeonato de Primera División 2013/2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). AFA. 
  5. ^ "Convocatoria a Campeonatos Entel Apertura y Clausura Temporada 2012-2013" (PDF) (in Spanish). LFPB. 
  6. ^ a b c "Convocatoria a Campeonatos Entel Apertura y Clausura Temporada 2013-2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). LFPB. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Campeonato Brasileiro da Série A de 2014 REC - REGULAMENTO ESPECÍFICO DA COMPETIÇÃO" (PDF). CBF. 
  8. ^ "Copa do Nordeste de 2014 REC - REGULAMENTO ESPECÍFICO DA COMPETIÇÃO" (PDF). CBF. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Bases Campeonato Nacional Primera División 2013-2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). ANFP. 
  10. ^ a b c d "Reglamento Liga Postobon 2013" (PDF) (in Spanish). dimayor.com. 
  11. ^ a b c d "Reglamento del Comité Ejecutivo de fútbol Profesional" (PDF) (in Spanish). FEF. 
  12. ^ a b c d "Reglamento del Campeonato Oficial" (PDF) (in Spanish). APF. 
  13. ^ a b c d "Bases Torneo Descentralizado Copa Movistar 2013" (PDF) (in Spanish). ADFP. 
  14. ^ a b c d "Reglamento de Primera División" (PDF) (in Spanish). AUF. 
  15. ^ a b c d "Comisión de Torneos Nacionales Normas Reguladoras de Categoría Nacional Temporada 2013–2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). FVF. 
  16. ^ a b "Calendario de competiciones y actividades – CONMEBOL 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 
  17. ^ "Copa Total Sudamericana: para el 20 se prevé la ceremonia del sorteo en Buenos Aires" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. May 12, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Impactante lanzamiento de la decimotercera edición de la Copa Total Sudamericana en Buenos Aires" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. May 20, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Se ultiman los detalles para la ceremonia del sorteo de la Copa Total Sudamericana" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. May 20, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Copa Total Sudamericana 2014 — Goleadores" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 

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