2001 Copa Mercosur

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Copa Mercosur 2001
Tournament details
Dates 21 July 2001 – 24 January 2002
Teams 20 (from 5 associations)
Final positions
Champions Argentina San Lorenzo (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil Flamengo
Tournament statistics
Matches played 73
Goals scored 197 (2.7 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Bernardo Romeo (10 goals)
2000

The Copa Mercosur 2001 was the 4th and final staging of the international club cup.

The competition started on 21 July 2001 and concluded on 24 January 2002 with San Lorenzo beating Flamengo in the final.

Participants[edit]

Details[edit]

  • The 20 teams were divided into 5 groups of 4 teams. Each team plays othe other teams in the group twice. The top team from each group qualified for the quarter-finals along with the best 3 runners up.
  • From the quarter finals to the final, two legs were played in each round. In the result of a draw, the match was decided by a penalty shoot out.

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 10 6 3 1 2 8 6 +2
Chile Universidad Católica 9 6 3 0 3 8 9 -1
Brazil Vasco da Gama 8 6 2 2 2 11 11 +0
Argentina Boca Juniors 6 6 1 3 2 9 10 -1

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Brazil Flamengo 15 6 5 0 1 11 6 +5
Argentina San Lorenzo 10 6 3 1 2 9 4 +5
Uruguay Nacional 10 6 3 1 2 8 5 +3
Paraguay Olimpia 0 6 0 0 6 0 13 -13

NB: Olimpia’s away match against Flamengo was awarded 2-0 to Flamengo due to Olimpia being temporarily suspended due to a legal dispute with the Paraguayan FA.

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Brazil Corinthians 10 6 3 1 2 8 6 +2
Argentina Independiente 9 6 3 0 3 8 8 +0
Brazil Cruzeiro 8 6 2 2 2 9 8 +1
Chile Colo Colo 6 6 1 3 2 3 6 -3

Group D[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Argentina Talleres 10 6 2 4 0 10 5 +5
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 8 6 2 2 2 12 11 +1
Brazil São Paulo 7 6 1 4 1 7 6 +1
Uruguay Peñarol 5 6 1 2 3 3 6 -3

Group E[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Brazil Grêmio 14 6 4 2 0 11 4 +7
Argentina River Plate 8 6 2 2 2 13 10 +3
Brazil Palmeiras 6 6 1 3 2 11 10 +1
Chile Universidad de Chile 4 6 1 1 4 3 14 -11

Quarter-finals[edit]

First leg[edit]

2001-10-25
9:40 pm
San Lorenzo Argentina 4 – 2 Paraguay Cerro Porteño
Romeo Goal 10' Goal 19' Goal 25'
Estévez Goal 76'
Aquino Goal 64'
Alvarenga



2001-10-25
Grêmio Brazil 0 – 0 Argentina Talleres

Second leg[edit]

San Lorenzo won 6–3 on aggregate.


2001-10-31
FlamengoBrazil 4 – 0 Argentina Independiente
Edílson Goal 24' Goal 69'
Juan Goal 25' Goal 35'

Flamengo won 4–0 on aggregate.


Corinthians won 3–2 on aggregate.


2001-11-01
TalleresArgentina 0 – 2 Brazil Grêmio
Cardoso Goal 38'
Emerson Goal 90'

Gremio won 2–0 on aggregate.

Semi-finals[edit]

First leg[edit]

2001-11-21
Corinthians Brazil 2 – 1 Argentina San Lorenzo
Scheidt Goal 60'
Luizão Goal 78'
Romeo Goal 15'

2001-11-22
Flamengo Brazil 2 – 2 Brazil Grêmio
Juan Goal 4'
Beto Goal 19'
Anderson Polga Goal 31'
Fábio Baiano Goal 81'

Second leg[edit]

2001-11-28
San LorenzoArgentina 4 – 1 Brazil Corinthians
Romeo Goal 36' Goal 90'
Pusineri Goal 54'
Angelo Goal 60' (og)
Luizão Goal 77'

San Lorenzo won 5–3 on aggregate.


2001-11-29
GrêmioBrazil 0 – 0 Brazil Flamengo

2-2 on aggregate, Flamengo won 4-2 on penalties

Final[edit]

First leg[edit]

2001-12-12
9:45 pm
FlamengoBrazil 0 – 0 Argentina San Lorenzo
Maracana from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Second leg[edit]

Originally scheduled for Dec 19 but postponed to January 24, 2002 due to social unrest in Argentina

1-1 on aggregate, San Lorenzo won 4-3 on penalties

Copa Mercosur
2001 Winner
Argentina
San Lorenzo
First Title

References[edit]