1968 Intercontinental Supercup

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1968 Intercontinental Supercup
First leg
Date 24 June 1969
Venue San Siro, Milan
Referee José Mario Ortiz de Mendibil (Spain)
Attendance 44,774
Second leg
Date Not played
Venue Not played

The 1968 Intercontinental Supercup was the first edition of the Intercontinental Supercup, a matchup between the European Intercontinental winner's group and the South American Recopa Sudamericana. The two-legged tie was contested between Italian club Internazionale and Brazilian club Santos. The first match-up between Internazionale and Santos ended with the Santasticos beating Inter 1-0 at Milan's San Siro. A second leg was programmed to be disputed but Internazionale rejected to participate any further. Santos were declared the winners.

Participating clubs[edit]

Team Country Qualification
Real Madrid  Spain
Internazionale  Italy
Peñarol  Uruguay Winner of the 1961 and 1966 Intercontinental Cup
Santos  Brazil Winner of the 1962 and 1963 Intercontinental Cup
Racing  Argentina Winner of the 1967 Intercontinental Cup

South American zone qualifiers[edit]

This South American zone tournament was contested between November 13, 1968, and May 22, 1969, between Peñarol, Santos, and Racing, the three South American winners of the Intercontinental Cup to date. Santos won the group and qualified to the final stage.[1]


Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Brazil Santos 4 3 0 1 6 5 +1 6
Uruguay Peñarol 4 2 1 1 7 2 +5 5
Argentina Racing 4 0 1 3 3 9 −6 1


European zone qualifiers[edit]

As the only two European winners of the Intercontinental Cup, Internazionale and Real Madrid were eligible for the competition. However, Real Madrid withdrew from the tournament, leaving Internazionale to face the South American zone winner.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
Italy Internazionale 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advanced to Intercontinental Supercup
Spain Real Madrid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew


First leg

24 June 1969
Internazionale Italy 0 – 1 Brazil Santos
Toninho Guerreiro Goal 57'
San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 44,774
Referee: José Mario Ortiz de Mendibil (Spain)
White jersey, white shorts, and white socks
GK Italy Ivano Bordon
DF Italy Tarcisio Burgnich
DF Italy Cesare Poli
MF Italy Gianfranco Bedin
MF Italy Aristide Guarneri
MF Italy Giancarlo Cella
FW Brazil Jair
FW Italy Sandro Mazzola
FW Italy Angelo Domenghini
FW Italy Mario Corso
FW Italy Giovanni Vastola
Italy Mario Neri
GK Brazil Cláudio Substituted off 14'
RB Brazil Carlos Alberto Torres
CB Argentina José Ramos Delgado
CB Brazil Djalma Dias
LB Brazil Rildo
MF Brazil Clodoaldo
MF Brazil Negreiros
FW Brazil Toninho Guerreiro
FW Brazil Edu
FW Brazil Pelé
FW Brazil Abel
GK Brazil Laércio Substituted in 14'
Brazil Antoninho
Second leg

Internazionale withdrew from the second leg. Santos was declared the winner.



  1. ^ Gorgazzi, Osvaldo José; Pierrend, José Luis; Reis, Santiago (June 23, 1999). "Recopa Sudamericana 1968". RSSSF. Retrieved September 1, 2011. 

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