1998 Copa Apertura

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1998 Copa Apertura
Country Chile
Teams 16
Champions Universidad de Chile
Runners-up Audax Italiano
Top goal scorer(s) Alejandro Carrasco (5 goals)

The Copa Apertura 1998 was the 29th edition of the Chilean Cup tournament. The competition started on February 14, 1998 and concluded on April 1, 1998. Only first level teams took part in the tournament. Universidad de Chile won the competition for their second time, beating Audax Italiano on the finals.


Calendar[edit]

Round Date
Group Round 14 February 1998
8 March 1998
Semi Finals 14-21 March 1998
Finals 28 March 1998
1 April 1998


Group Round[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that progressed to the Semifinals

Group 1[edit]

  CLOA COQU DLSE DIQU
Cobreloa 5–0 1–1 4–1
Coquimbo U. 4–1 1–2 2–0
D. La Serena 3–2 0–1 2–0
D. Iquique 2–2 2–0 2–1
Rank Team Points
1 Deportes La Serena 10
2 Coquimbo Unido 9
3 Cobreloa 8
4 Deportes Iquique 7

Group 2[edit]

  UCHI COLO RANG SWAN
U. de Chile 1–0 2–1 2–0
Colo-Colo 1–0 0–1 1–0
Rangers 0–3 1–0 3–0
S. Wanderers 1–1 3–1 2–2
Rank Team Points
1 Universidad de Chile 13
2 Rangers 10
3 Colo-Colo 6
4 Santiago Wanderers 5

Group 3[edit]

  AUDI PALE DCON UCAT
Audax I. 4–0 2–1 2–0
Palestino 2–4 1–0 1–4
D. Concepción 1–0 2–2 1–0
U. Católica 1–1 2–2 5–3
Rank Team Points
1 Audax Italiano 13
2 Universidad Católica 8
3 Deportes Concepción 7
4 Palestino 5

Group 4[edit]

  DTEM DPMO POSO HUAC
D. Temuco 0–3 1–0 1–1
D. Puerto Montt 1–1 1–0 0–1
P. Osorno 1–3 1–2 2–1
Huachipato 1–2 3–2 0–1
Rank Team Points
1 Deportes Temuco 11
2 Deportes Puerto Montt 10
3 Huachipato 7
4 Provincial Osorno 6

Semifinals[edit]

March 14, 1998
Deportes La Serena 0 – 3 Universidad de Chile
Goal 26', Goal 33' Maestri
Goal 48' Barrera
Estadio La Portada, La Serena
Attendance: 13,182
Referee: M. Peña


March 21, 1998
Audax Italiano 2 – 0 Deportes Temuco
Guirland Goal 1', Goal 83' (pen.)
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: E. Gamboa

March 21, 1998
Universidad de Chile 2 – 2 Deportes La Serena
Mafla Goal 34'
Maestri Goal 40'
Goal 18' Ceballos
Goal 19' Flores
Estadio Nacional, Santiago
Attendance: 17,587
Referee: R. Selman

Finals[edit]

March 28, 1998
Universidad de Chile 1–1 Audax Italiano
Valencia Goal 10' Goal 44' Carrasco
Estadio Nacional, Santiago
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: G. Aros

April 1, 1998
Audax Italiano 0–2 Universidad de Chile
Goal 4' Valencia
Goal 7' Mafla
Estadio Santa Laura, Santiago
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: C. Lemus


Copa Chile
1998 Champion
Universidad de Chile
U. de Chile
Second Title

Top goalscorer[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]