Copa Libertadores records and statistics

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This page details the records and statistics of the Copa Libertadores. The Copa Libertadores is an international premier club tournament played annually by the top football clubs of South America. It includes 3-5 teams from all ten CONMEBOL members plus Mexico, whose clubs are invited guests to the tournament. It is now held from January to November and it consists of eight stages.

General performances[edit]

By club[edit]

Performance in the Copa Libertadores by club
Club Won Runner-up Years won Years runner-up
Argentina Independiente 7 0 1964, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1984
Argentina Boca Juniors 6 4 1977, 1978, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007 1963, 1979, 2004, 2012
Uruguay Peñarol 5 5 1960, 1961, 1966, 1982, 1987 1962, 1965, 1970, 1983, 2011
Argentina Estudiantes 4 1 1968, 1969, 1970, 2009 1971
Paraguay Olimpia 3 4 1979, 1990, 2002 1960, 1989, 1991, 2013
Uruguay Nacional 3 3 1971, 1980, 1988 1964, 1967, 1969
Brazil São Paulo 3 3 1992, 1993, 2005 1974, 1994, 2006
Brazil Grêmio 3 2 1983, 1995, 2017 1984, 2007
Argentina River Plate 3 2 1986, 1996, 2015 1966, 1976
Brazil Santos 3 1 1962, 1963, 2011 2003
Brazil Cruzeiro 2 2 1976, 1997 1977, 2009
Brazil Internacional 2 1 2006, 2010 1980
Colombia Atlético Nacional 2 1 1989, 2016 1995
Brazil Palmeiras 1 3 1999 1961, 1968, 2000
Chile Colo-Colo 1 1 1991 1973
Argentina Racing 1 0 1967
Brazil Flamengo 1 0 1981
Argentina Argentinos Juniors 1 0 1985
Argentina Vélez Sarsfield 1 0 1994
Brazil Vasco da Gama 1 0 1998
Colombia Once Caldas 1 0 2004
Ecuador LDU Quito 1 0 2008
Brazil Corinthians 1 0 2012
Brazil Atlético Mineiro 1 0 2013
Argentina San Lorenzo 1 0 2014
Colombia América de Cali 0 4 1985, 1986, 1987, 1996
Colombia Deportivo Cali 0 2 1978, 1999
Chile Cobreloa 0 2 1981, 1982
Argentina Newell's Old Boys 0 2 1988, 1992
Ecuador Barcelona 0 2 1990, 1998
Peru Universitario 0 1 1972
Chile Unión Española 0 1 1975
Chile Universidad Católica 0 1 1993
Peru Sporting Cristal 0 1 1997
Mexico Cruz Azul 0 1 2001
Brazil São Caetano 0 1 2002
Brazil Atlético Paranaense 0 1 2005
Brazil Fluminense 0 1 2008
Mexico Guadalajara 0 1 2010
Paraguay Nacional 0 1 2014
Mexico Tigres UANL 0 1 2015
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 0 1 2016
Argentina Lanús 0 1 2017

By country[edit]

Country Winners Runners-up Winning clubs Runners-up
 Argentina 24 10 Independiente (7), Boca Juniors (6), Estudiantes (4), River Plate (3), Racing (1), Argentinos Juniors (1), Vélez Sársfield (1), San Lorenzo (1) Boca Juniors (4), River Plate (2), Newell's Old Boys (2), Estudiantes (1), Lanús (1)
 Brazil 18 15 Grêmio (3), São Paulo (3), Santos (3), Cruzeiro (2), Internacional (2), Palmeiras (1), Flamengo (1), Vasco da Gama (1), Corinthians (1), Atlético Mineiro (1) São Paulo (3), Palmeiras (3), Grêmio (2), Cruzeiro (2), Internacional (1), Santos (1), São Caetano (1), Atlético Paranaense (1), Fluminense (1)
 Uruguay 8 8 Peñarol (5), Nacional (3) Peñarol (5), Nacional (3)
 Colombia 3 7 Atlético Nacional (2), Once Caldas (1) América de Cali (4), Deportivo Cali, (2), Atlético Nacional (1)
 Paraguay 3 5 Olimpia (3) Olimpia (4), Nacional (1)
 Chile 1 5 Colo-Colo (1) Cobreloa (2), Colo-Colo (1), Unión Española (1), Universidad Católica (1)
 Ecuador 1 3 LDU Quito (1) Barcelona (2), Independiente del Valle (1)
 Mexico 0 3 &
Cruz Azul (1), Guadalajara (1), UANL (1)
 Peru 0 2 &
Universitario (1), Sporting Cristal (1)

By department, province or state[edit]

Department, province or state Winners Runners-up Winning clubs Runners-up
Argentina Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Distrito Federal) 12 6 Boca Juniors (6), River Plate (3), Argentinos Juniors (1), Vélez Sársfield (1), San Lorenzo (1) Boca Juniors (4), River Plate (2)
Argentina Buenos Aires Province 12 2 Independiente (7), Estudiantes (4), Racing (1) Estudiantes (1), Lanús (1)
Uruguay Montevideo Department 8 8 Peñarol (5), Nacional (3) Peñarol (5), Nacional (3)
Brazil São Paulo (state) 8 8 Santos (3), São Paulo (3), Palmeiras (1), Corinthians (1) São Paulo (3), Palmeiras (3), Santos (1), São Caetano (1)
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul 5 3 Grêmio (3), Internacional (2) Grêmio (2), Internacional (1)
Paraguay Asunción (Distrito Capital) 3 5 Olimpia (3) Olimpia (4), Nacional (1)
Brazil Minas Gerais 3 2 Cruzeiro (2), Atlético Mineiro (1) Cruzeiro (2)
Colombia Antioquia 2 1 Atlético Nacional (2) Atlético Nacional (1)
Brazil Rio de Janeiro (state) 2 1 Flamengo (1), Vasco da Gama (1) Fluminense (1)
Chile Metropolitana de Santiago 1 3 Colo-Colo (1) Colo-Colo (1), Unión Española (1), Universidad Católica (1)
Ecuador Pichincha 1 1 LDU Quito (1) Independiente del Valle (1)
Colombia Caldas 1 0 Once Caldas (1) &
Colombia Valle del Cauca 0 6 &
América de Cali (4), Deportivo Cali, (2)
Peru Lima Province 0 2 &
Universitario (1), Sporting Cristal (1)
Chile Antofagasta 0 2 &
Cobreloa (2)
Argentina Santa Fe 0 2 &
Newell's Old Boys (2)
Ecuador Guayas 0 2 &
Barcelona (2)
Mexico Mexico City 0 1 &
Cruz Azul (1)
Brazil Paraná 0 1 &
Atlético Paranaense (1)
Mexico Jalisco 0 1 &
Guadalajara (1)
Mexico Nuevo León 0 1 &
UANL (1)

By city[edit]

City Winners Runners-up Winning clubs Runners-up
Argentina Buenos Aires 12 6 Boca Juniors (6), River Plate (3), Argentinos Juniors (1), Vélez Sársfield (1), San Lorenzo (1) Boca Juniors (4), River Plate (2)
Uruguay Montevideo 8 8 Peñarol (5), Nacional (3) Peñarol (5), Nacional (3)
Argentina Avellaneda 8 0 Independiente (7), Racing (1) &
Brazil São Paulo 5 6 São Paulo (3), Palmeiras (1), Corinthians (1) São Paulo (3), Palmeiras (3)
Brazil Porto Alegre 5 3 Grêmio (3), Internacional (2) Grêmio (2), Internacional (1)
Argentina La Plata 4 1 Estudiantes (4) Estudiantes (1)
Paraguay Asunción 3 5 Olimpia (3) Olimpia (4), Nacional (1)
Brazil Belo Horizonte 3 2 Cruzeiro (2), Atlético Mineiro (1) Cruzeiro (2)
Brazil Santos 3 1 Santos (3) Santos (1)
Colombia Medellín 2 1 Atlético Nacional (2) Atlético Nacional (1)
Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2 1 Flamengo (1), Vasco da Gama (1) Fluminense (1)
Chile Santiago 1 3 Colo-Colo (1) Colo-Colo (1), Unión Española (1), Universidad Católica (1)
Colombia Manizales 1 0 Once Caldas (1) &
Ecuador Quito 1 0 LDU Quito (1) &
Colombia Cali 0 6 &
América de Cali (4), Deportivo Cali, (2)
Peru Lima 0 2 &
Universitario (1), Sporting Cristal (1)
Chile Calama 0 2 &
Cobreloa (2)
Argentina Rosario 0 2 &
Newell's Old Boys (2)
Ecuador Guayaquil 0 2 &
Barcelona (2)
Mexico Mexico City 0 1 &
Cruz Azul (1)
Brazil São Caetano do Sul 0 1 &
São Caetano (1)
Brazil Curitiba 0 1 &
Atlético Paranaense (1)
Mexico Guadalajara 0 1 &
Guadalajara (1)
Mexico San Nicolás de los Garza 0 1 &
UANL (1)
Ecuador Sangolquí 0 1 &
Independiente del Valle (1)
Argentina Lanús 0 1 &
Lanús (1)

All-time top ten table[edit]

List is current as of the end of 2015.

Rank Club Part Titles Games W D L GF GA GD Pts %
1 Uruguay Nacional 42 3 349 150 91 108 508 389 +119 541 51,67
2 Uruguay Peñarol 42 5 339 153 75 111 515 405 +110 534 52,51
3 Argentina River Plate 31 3 305 149 77 79 493 323 +170 524 57,26
4 Argentina Boca Juniors 25 6 254 135 59 62 391 229 +162 464 60,89
5 Paraguay Olimpia 37 3 272 107 80 85 392 344 +48 401 49,14
6 Paraguay Cerro Porteño 36 0 279 99 83 97 369 369 0 380 45,40
7 Colombia América de Cali 19 0 196 89 55 52 287 211 +76 322 54,76
8 Chile Colo-Colo 30 1 217 88 48 81 320 306 +14 312 47,93
9 Bolivia Bolívar 30 0 217 87 47 83 318 327 -9 308 47,31
10 Brazil São Paulo 17 3 165 85 38 42 256 150 +106 297 60,00
12 Brazil Cruzeiro 15 2 148 86 27 35 278 147 +131 285 64,19
16 Argentina Independiente 19 7 144 68 37 39 202 136 +66 241 55,79
20 Argentina Estudiantes 13 4 115 64 21 30 158 99 +53 213 61,73
25 Brazil Santos 12 3 100 57 19 24 206 124 +82 190 63,33

CONMEBOL ranking of the Copa Libertadores[edit]

This ranking is based on a club's performance in the last 10 years of the Copa Libertadores, its historic performance in the competition, and its performance in local championship tournaments.[1]

This list is current as of the end of 2017.[2]

Rank Club Last 10 years Historic coefficient Local championship Pts
1 Argentina River Plate 3900 2110 20 6030
2 Argentina Boca Juniors 3508 2146 77.5 5732
3 Brazil Grêmio 4312 1000 0 5312
4 Colombia Atlético Nacional 3982 730 102.5 4815
5 Uruguay Nacional 2356 2158 107.5 4622
6 Uruguay Peñarol 1699 2662 107.5 4469
7 Brazil Atlético Mineiro 3768 162 0 3930
8 Brazil São Paulo 2384 1298 5 3687
9 Paraguay Olimpia 1572 1904 30 3506
10 Argentina San Lorenzo 3092 390 15 3497

Number of participating clubs by country[edit]

The following is a list of the 201 clubs that have played at least one match of Copa Libertadores, updated to the edition 2018.

  • Teams in bold: winner of the edition.
  • Teams in italics: runner-up of the edition.
Nation # Clubs Years
Brazil Brazil (28) 18 Grêmio 1982, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
18 Palmeiras 1961, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018
18 São Paulo 1972, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016
16 Cruzeiro 1967, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018
15 Santos 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1984, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018
14 Corinthians 1977, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018
14 Flamengo 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1991, 1993, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018
11 Internacional 1976, 1977, 1980, 1989, 1993, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
9 Atlético Mineiro 1972, 1978, 1981, 2000, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
9 Vasco da Gama 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2012, 2018
6 Fluminense 1971, 1985, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
5 Botafogo 1963, 1973, 1996, 2014, 2017
5 Atlético Paranaense 2000, 2002, 2005, 2014, 2017
3 Bahia 1960, 1964, 1989
3 Guarani 1979, 1987, 1988
3 São Caetano 2001, 2002, 2004
2 Chapecoense 2017, 2018
2 Coritiba 1986, 2004
2 Sport 1988, 2009
1 Náutico 1968
1 Bangu 1986
1 Criciúma 1992
1 Juventude 2000
1 Paysandu 2003
1 Santo André 2005
1 Goias 2006
1 Paulista 2006
1 Paraná 2007
Venezuela Venezuela (26) 22 Deportivo Táchira 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
17 Caracas 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
11 Deportivo Italia 1964, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1985, 2000, 2001, 2010, 2011
9 Galicia 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980
8 Portuguesa 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1984
7 Estudiantes de Mérida 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1999, 2003
5 Marítimo 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994
5 Mineros 1990, 1997, 2005, 2008, 2015
4 Minervén 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
4 Maracaibo 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
4 Zamora 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017
3 Valencia 1970, 1972, 1974
3 Universidad de Los Andes 1984, 1992, 1999
3 Trujillanos 1995, 2002, 2016
3 Deportivo Anzoátegui 2009, 2013, 2014
2 Deportivo Lara 2013, 2018
2 Carabobo 2017, 2018
1 Lara 1966
1 Portugués 1968
1 Canarias 1969
1 San Cristóbal 1983
1 Pepeganga Margarita 1990
1 Atlético Zulia 1998
1 Nacional Táchira 2003
1 Zulia 2017
1 Monagas 2018
Peru Peru (22) 33 Sporting Cristal 1962, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
30 Universitario 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017, 2018
25 Alianza Lima 1963, 1964, 1966, 1972, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2018
6 Sport Boys 1967, 1977, 1985, 1991, 1992, 2001
6 Cienciano 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
5 Melgar 1982, 1984, 2016, 2017, 2018
4 Juan Aurich 1969, 2010, 2012, 2015
3 Union Huaral 1975, 1977, 1990
3 Universidad San Martín 2008, 2009, 2011
3 Real Garcilaso 2013, 2014, 2018
2 Deportivo Municipal 1982, 2017
2 Universidad César Vallejo 2013, 2016
1 Defensor Arica 1970
1 Defensor Lima 1974
1 Alfonso Ugarte 1976
1 Atlético Chalaco 1980
1 Torino 1981
1 UTC 1986
1 San Agustín 1987
1 Coronel Bolognesi 2008
1 León de Huánuco 2011
1 Sport Huancayo 2012
Argentina Argentina (22) 34 River Plate 1966, 1967, 1970, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
27 Boca Juniors 1963, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018
20 Independiente 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1995, 2004, 2011, 2018
15 San Lorenzo 1960, 1973, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
15 Estudiantes 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1976, 1983, 1984, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2018
15 Velez Sarsfield 1980, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
11 Rosario Central 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1981, 1987, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2016
9 Racing 1962, 1967, 1968, 1989, 1997, 2003, 2015, 2016, 2018
8 Newell's Old Boys 1975, 1988, 1992, 1993, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2014
6 Lanús 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017
4 Banfield 2005, 2007, 2010, 2018
4 Arsenal 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014
3 Argentinos Juniors 1985, 1986, 2011
3 Huracán 1974, 2015, 2016
3 Godoy Cruz 2011, 2012, 2017
2 Quilmes 1979, 2005
2 Ferro Carril Oeste 1983, 1985
2 Colón 1998, 2010
2 Gimnasia y Esgrima 2003, 2007
2 Atlético Tucumán 2017, 2018
1 Talleres 2002
1 Tigre 2013
Chile Chile (19) 33 Colo-Colo 1961, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
25 Universidad Católica 1962, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2017
22 Universidad de Chile 1960, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1977, 1981, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
13 Cobreloa 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 2004, 2005, 2007
12 Unión Española 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1994, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017
4 Palestino 1976, 1978, 1979, 2015
4 O'Higgins 1979, 1980, 1984, 2014
3 Santiago Wanderers 1969, 2002, 2018
2 Huachipato 1975, 2013
2 Everton 1977, 2009
2 Cobresal 1986, 2016
2 Deportes Concepción 1991, 2001
2 Universidad de Concepción 2004, 2018
2 Audax Italiano 2007, 2008
2 Deportes Iquique 2013, 2017
1 Rangers 1970
1 Unión San Felipe 1972
1 Magallanes 1985
1 Coquimbo Unido 1992
Mexico Mexico (19) 7 América 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011
7 Guadalajara 1998, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
4 Morelia 2002, 2010, 2014, 2015
4 UANL 2005, 2006, 2012, 2015
3 Atlas 2000, 2008, 2015
3 Cruz Azul 2001, 2003, 2012
3 UNAM 2003, 2006, 2016
3 Toluca 2007, 2013, 2016
3 San Luis 2009, 2010, 2011
2 Necaxa 1999, 2007
2 Monterrey 1999, 2010
2 Santos Laguna 2004, 2014
2 Pachuca 2005, 2009
2 León 2013, 2014
1 Atlante 2001
1 Estudiantes Tecos 2010
1 Jaguares 2011
1 Tijuana 2013
1 Puebla 2016
Bolivia Bolivia (18) 32 Bolívar 1967, 1969, 1970, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
24 The Strongest 1965, 1971, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
20 Oriente Petrolero 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2018
18 Jorge Wilstermann 1960, 1961, 1966, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2011, 2017, 2018
7 Blooming 1983, 1984, 1985, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2010
6 San José 1992, 1993, 1996, 2008, 2013, 2015
6 Real Potosí 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
3 Municipal 1962, 1966, 1974
3 Universitario 2009, 2015, 2017
2 Aurora 1964, 2009
2 Chaco Petrolero 1971, 1972
2 Guabirá 1976, 1996
1 31 de Octubre 1967
1 Always Ready 1968
1 Litoral 1969
1 Universitario (LP) 1970
1 La Paz 2008
1 Sport Boys 2017
Ecuador Ecuador (18) 27 Emelec 1962, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1980, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
24 Barcelona 1961, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2013, 2015, 2017
24 El Nacional 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017
16 LDU Quito 1970, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1991, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2016
10 Deportivo Quito 1965, 1969, 1986, 1989, 1998, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
7 Deportivo Cuenca 1976, 1977, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010
5 Independiente del Valle 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
4 Olmedo 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008
3 9 de Octubre 1966, 1984, 1985
2 América 1970, 1972
2 Universidad Católica 1974, 1980
2 Técnico Universitario 1979, 1981
1 Everest 1963
1 Filanbanco 1988
1 Valdez 1992
1 ESPOLI 1996
1 Delfín 2018
1 Macará 2018
Colombia Colombia (15) 20 Atlético Nacional 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 2000, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
20 Deportivo Cali 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1986, 1987, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2014, 2016
19 América de Cali 1970, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009
17 Millonarios 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1997, 2013, 2017, 2018
14 Junior 1971, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018
12 Santa Fe 1961, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1980, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
8 Once Caldas 1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
7 Independiente Medellín 1967, 1994, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2017
6 Deportes Tolima 1982, 1983, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2013
2 Cúcuta Deportivo 2007, 2008
2 Boyacá Chicó 2008, 2009
1 Unión Magdalena 1969
1 Atlético Bucaramanga 1998
1 Cortuluá 2002
1 Deportivo Pasto 2007
Uruguay Uruguay (13) 45 Peñarol 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
45 Nacional 1962, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
15 Defensor Sporting 1977, 1980, 1982, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018
9 Montevideo Wanderers 1975, 1983, 1986, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2015, 2017, 2018
7 Danubio 1978, 1984, 1989, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2015
6 Bella Vista 1981, 1985, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2000
3 Cerro 1995, 2010, 2017
2 Progreso 1987, 1990
2 Fénix 2003, 2004
1 Rocha 2006
1 Racing 2010
1 Liverpool 2011
1 River Plate 2016
Paraguay Paraguay (11) 40 Olimpia 1960, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018
39 Cerro Porteño 1962, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
17 Guaraní 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1985, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
17 Libertad 1968, 1977, 1978, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018
7 Nacional 1983, 1986, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014
6 Sol de América 1979, 1980, 1982, 1987, 1989, 1992
3 Sportivo Luqueño 1976, 1984, 2008
2 Colegiales 1991, 2000
2 12 de Octubre 2002, 2003
2 Tacuary 2005, 2007
1 Deportivo Capiatá 2017

Clubs[edit]

By semifinal appearances[edit]

Team No. of appearances Years in semifinals
Uruguay Peñarol 20 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 2011
Argentina River Plate 18 1966, 1967, 1970, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2015, 2017, 2018
Argentina Boca Juniors 16 1963, 1965, 1966, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2018
Uruguay Nacional 13 1962, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1988, 2009
Paraguay Olimpia 12 1960, 1961, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 2002, 2013
Argentina Independiente 12 1964, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1987
Brazil São Paulo 10 1972, 1974, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2016
Colombia América de Cali 10 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2003
Brazil Grêmio 9 1983, 1984, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2017, 2018
Brazil Santos 8 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2012
Ecuador Barcelona 8 1971, 1972, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1998, 2017
Brazil Palmeiras 7 1961, 1968, 1971, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2018
Argentina Estudiantes 6 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1983, 2009
Brazil Cruzeiro 6 1967, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1997, 2009
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 6 1973, 1978, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2011
Brazil Internacional 6 1977, 1980, 1989, 2006, 2010, 2015
Chile Universidad Católica 5 1962, 1966, 1969, 1984, 1993
Chile Colo-Colo 5 1964, 1967, 1973, 1991, 1997
Colombia Atlético Nacional 5 1989, 1990, 1991, 1995, 2016
Argentina San Lorenzo 4 1960, 1973, 1988, 2014
Peru Universitario 4 1967, 1971, 1972, 1975
Chile Universidad de Chile 4 1970, 1996, 2010, 2012
Colombia Deportivo Cali 4 1977, 1978, 1981, 1999
Colombia Millonarios 3 1960, 1973, 1974
Argentina Racing 3 1967, 1968, 1997
Ecuador LDU Quito 3 1975, 1976, 2008
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 3 1980, 1994, 2011
Brazil Flamengo 3 1981, 1982, 1984
Chile Cobreloa 3 1981, 1982, 1987
Argentina Newell's Old Boys 3 1988, 1992, 2013
Mexico América 3 2000, 2002, 2008
Mexico Guadalajara 3 2005, 2006, 2010
Colombia Santa Fe 2 1961, 2013
Brazil Botafogo 2 1963, 1973
Paraguay Guaraní 2 1966, 2015
Chile Unión Española 2 1971, 1975
Argentina Rosario Central 2 1975, 2001
Peru Alianza Lima 2 1976, 1978
Paraguay Libertad 2 1977, 2006
Brazil Atlético Mineiro 2 1978, 2013
Argentina Argentinos Juniors 2 1985, 1986
Bolivia Bolívar 2 1986, 2014
Brazil Corinthians 2 2000, 2012
Peru Defensor Lima 1 1974
Argentina Huracán 1 1974
Venezuela Portuguesa 1 1977
Chile Palestino 1 1979
Brazil Guarani 1 1979
Chile O'Higgins 1 1980
Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann 1 1981
Colombia Deportes Tolima 1 1982
Venezuela San Cristóbal 1 1983
Venezuela Universidad de Los Andes 1 1984
Ecuador El Nacional 1 1985
Bolivia Blooming 1 1985
Uruguay Danubio 1 1989
Colombia Junior 1 1994
Ecuador Emelec 1 1995
Peru Sporting Cristal 1 1997
Brazil Vasco da Gama 1 1998
Mexico Cruz Azul 1 2001
Brazil São Caetano 1 2002
Colombia Independiente Medellín 1 2003
Colombia Once Caldas 1 2004
Brazil Atlético Paranaense 1 2005
Colombia Cúcuta Deportivo 1 2007
Brazil Fluminense 1 2008
Uruguay Defensor Sporting 1 2014
Paraguay Nacional 1 2014
Mexico UANL 1 2015
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 1 2016
Argentina Lanús 1 2017

Teams were finalists in years that are bold.

Note: 1) In 1966 and 1967, the finalists qualified via semi-final group stage which consisted of one group of four teams and a second group of three teams. The seven teams are marked as semifinalists in the table. 2) From 1971 to 1987, the finalists qualified via a semifinal group stage which consisted of two groups of three teams. The six teams are marked as semifinalists in the table.

By country[edit]

Country Semifinals Number
of clubs
Clubs
 Argentina 71 12 River Plate (18), Boca Juniors (16), Independiente (12), Estudiantes (6), San Lorenzo (4), Racing (3), Vélez Sársfield (3), Newell's Old Boys (3), Argentinos Juniors (2), Rosario Central (2), Huracan (1), Lanús (1)
 Brazil 60 15 São Paulo (10), Grêmio (9), Santos (8), Palmeiras (7), Cruzeiro (6), Internacional (6), Flamengo (3), Botafogo (2), Corinthians (2), Atlético Mineiro (2), Vasco da Gama (1), São Caetano (1), Atlético Paranaense (1), Fluminense (1), Guarani (1)
 Uruguay 35 4 Peñarol (20), Nacional (13), Danubio (1), Defensor Sporting (1)
 Colombia 29 10 América de Cali (10), Atlético Nacional (5), Deportivo Cali (4), Millonarios (3), Santa Fe (2), Junior (1), Once Caldas (1), Cúcuta Deportivo (1), Independiente Medellín (1), Deportes Tolima (1)
 Paraguay 23 5 Olimpia (12), Cerro Porteño (6), Libertad (2), Guaraní (2), Nacional (1)
 Chile 21 7 Universidad Católica (5), Colo-Colo (5), Universidad de Chile (4), Cobreloa (3), Unión Española (2), Palestino (1), O'Higgins (1)
 Ecuador 14 5 Barcelona (8), LDU Quito (3), El Nacional (1), Emelec (1), Independiente del Valle (1)
 Peru 8 4 Universitario (4), Alianza Lima (2), Sporting Cristal (1), Defensor Lima (1)
 Mexico 8 4 Guadalajara (3), América (3), Cruz Azul (1), UANL (1)
 Bolivia 4 3 Bolívar (2), Jorge Wilstermann (1), Blooming (1)
 Venezuela 3 3 Portuguesa (1), Universidad de Los Andes (1), San Cristóbal (1)

By quarterfinal appearances[edit]

Team No. of appearances Years in quarterfinals
Argentina River Plate 15 1970, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2015, 2017, 2018
Argentina Boca Juniors 14 1970, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018
Brazil São Paulo 10 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016
Brazil Grêmio 10 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2017, 2018
Uruguay Peñarol 8 1968, 1969, 1970, 1988, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2011
Paraguay Olimpia 8 1969, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2013
Uruguay Nacional 8 1969, 1970, 1988, 1991, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2016
Brazil Santos 8 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2017
Brazil Palmeiras 7 1968, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2018
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 7 1969, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2011
Colombia América de Cali 7 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2003
Colombia Atlético Nacional 7 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2014, 2016
Brazil Cruzeiro 7 1997, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2018
Chile Universidad Católica 6 1968, 1969, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2011
Argentina San Lorenzo 6 1988, 1992, 1996, 2008, 2014, 2017
Ecuador Barcelona 6 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2017
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 6 1994, 1995, 1999, 2006, 2011, 2012
Bolivia Bolívar 5 1994, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2014
Paraguay Libertad 5 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012
Ecuador Emelec 4 1968, 1990, 1995, 2015
Peru Sporting Cristal 4 1968, 1993, 1995, 1997
Argentina Estudiantes 4 1968, 2006, 2009, 2010
Chile Universidad de Chile 4 1970, 1996, 2010, 2012
Brazil Internacional 4 1989, 2006, 2010, 2015
Brazil Vasco da Gama 4 1990, 1998, 2001, 2012
Brazil Corinthians 4 1996, 1999, 2000, 2012
Mexico América 4 2000, 2002, 2007, 2008
Paraguay Guaraní 3 1968, 1970, 2015
Argentina Independiente 3 1968, 1990, 2018
Colombia Deportivo Cali 3 1969, 1999, 2004
Ecuador LDU Quito 3 1970, 2006, 2008
Argentina Newell's Old Boys 3 1988, 1992, 2013
Brazil Flamengo 3 1991, 1993, 2010
Chile Colo-Colo 3 1991, 1997, 2018
Brazil Atlético Mineiro 3 2000, 2013, 2016
Mexico Guadalajara 3 2005, 2006, 2010
Uruguay Defensor Sporting 3 2007, 2009, 2014
Brazil Fluminense 3 2008, 2012, 2013
Peru Universitario 2 1968, 1970
Colombia Millonarios 2 1989, 1995
Chile Cobreloa 2 1989, 2003
Colombia Junior 2 1994, 1996
Colombia Independiente Medellín 2 1994, 2003
Argentina Racing Club 2 1997, 2015
Mexico Atlas 2 2000, 2008
Mexico Cruz Azul 2 2001, 2003
Argentina Rosario Central 2 2001, 2016
Brazil São Caetano 2 2002, 2004
Colombia Once Caldas 2 2004, 2011
Mexico UANL 2 2005, 2015
Colombia Santa Fe 2 2013, 2015
Argentina Lanús 2 2014, 2017
Venezuela Portugués 1 1968
Venezuela Deportivo Italia 1 1969
Chile Santiago Wanderers 1 1969
Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 1 1988
Brazil Bahia 1 1989
Uruguay Danubio 1 1989
Paraguay Sol de América 1 1989
Brazil Criciúma 1 1992
Venezuela Minervén 1 1994
Chile Unión Española 1 1994
Argentina Colón 1 1998
Uruguay Bella Vista 1 1999
Venezuela Estudiantes 1 1999
Mexico Morelia 1 2002
Venezuela Deportivo Táchira 1 2004
Brazil Atlético Parananense 1 2005
Argentina Banfield 1 2005
Colombia Cúcuta Deportivo 1 2007
Venezuela Caracas 1 2009
Mexico Jaguares 1 2011
Peru Real Garcilaso 1 2013
Mexico Tijuana 1 2013
Argentina Arsenal 1 2014
Paraguay Nacional 1 2014
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 1 2016
Mexico UNAM 1 2016
Brazil Botafogo 1 2017
Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann 1 2017
Argentina Atlético Tucumán 1 2018
  • Note: 1) In 1960 and 1961, the tournament started in this round, so teams are not marked as quarterfinalists in the table. 2) From 1962 to 1965, no quarterfinals were played as the tournament had a first stage which consisted of three groups where the winners of each group advanced to semifinals with the winner of the previous edition. 3) In 1966 and 1967, no quarterfinals were played as the tournament had a first stage with several groups of four, five, six or even seven teams, where the two best teams of each group advanced to semifinals with the winner of the previous edition. 4) From 1968 to 1970, no quarterfinals were played as the tournament had a first stage with several groups of four or six teams, where the two best teams of each group advanced to the second stage with several groups of two, three or four teams, where the winners of each group advanced to semifinals with the winner of the previous edition. 5) From 1971 to 1987, no quarterfinals were played as the tournament had a first stage with five groups of four teams, where the winners of each group advanced to semifinals with the winner of the previous edition.

By country[edit]

Country Quarterfinals Number
of clubs
Clubs
 Brazil 69 16 Grêmio (10), São Paulo (10), Santos (8), Cruzeiro (7), Palmeiras (7), Corinthians (4), Internacional (4), Vasco da Gama (4), Atlético Mineiro (3), Flamengo (3), Fluminense (3), São Caetano (2), Atlético Paranaense (1), Bahia (1), Botafogo (1), Criciúma (1)
 Argentina 61 14 River Plate (15), Boca Juniors (14), San Lorenzo (6), Vélez Sársfield (6), Estudiantes (4), Independiente (3), Newell's Old Boys (3), Lanús (2), Racing (2), Rosario Central (2), Arsenal (1), Atlético Tucumán (1), Banfield (1), Colón (1)
 Colombia 28 9 América de Cali (7), Atlético Nacional (7), Deportivo Cali (3), Independiente Medellín (2), Junior (2), Millonarios (2), Once Caldas (2), Santa Fe (2), Cúcuta Deportivo (1)
 Paraguay 25 6 Olimpia (8), Cerro Porteño (7), Libertad (5), Guaraní (3), Nacional (1), Sol de América (1)
 Uruguay 21 5 Nacional (8), Peñarol (8), Defensor Sporting (3), Bella Vista (1), Danubio (1)
 Mexico 17 9 América (4), Guadalajara (3), Atlas (2), Cruz Azul (2), UANL (2), Jaguares (1), Morelia (1), Tijuana (1), UNAM (1)
 Chile 17 6 Universidad Católica (6), Universidad de Chile (4), Colo-Colo (3), Cobreloa (2), Santiago Wanderers (1), Unión Española (1)
 Ecuador 14 4 Barcelona (6), Emelec (4), LDU Quito (3), Independiente del Valle (1)
 Peru 7 3 Sporting Cristal (4), Universitario (2), Real Garcilaso (1)
 Bolivia 7 3 Bolívar (5), Jorge Wilstermann (1), Oriente Petrolero (1)
 Venezuela 6 6 Caracas (1), Deportivo Italia (1), Deportivo Táchira (1), Estudiantes (1), Minervén (1), Portugués (1)

By round of 16 appearances[edit]

Team No. of appearances Years in round of 16
Uruguay Nacional 21 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2017
Argentina River Plate 18 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Argentina Boca Juniors 16 1989, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 16 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2018
Brazil Grêmio 14 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
Colombia Atlético Nacional 13 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Brazil São Paulo 13 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016
Bolivia Bolívar 12 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2012, 2014
Brazil Corinthians 12 1991, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018
Brazil Cruzeiro 12 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 11 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Brazil Palmeiras 11 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2017, 2018
Chile Colo-Colo 10 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2018
Colombia América de Cali 10 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Paraguay Olimpia 10 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2013
Uruguay Peñarol 9 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2011
Chile Universidad Católica 9 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2011
Ecuador Emelec 9 1990, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017
Brazil Santos 9 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018
Ecuador Barcelona 8 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2017
Peru Universitario 7 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2010
Uruguay Defensor Sporting 7 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2007, 2009, 2014
Ecuador LDU Quito 7 1991, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011
Mexico América 7 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011
Paraguay Libertad 7 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2018
Argentina Estudiantes 7 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2018
Argentina San Lorenzo 6 1988, 1992, 1996, 2008, 2014, 2017
Argentina Racing Club 6 1989, 1997, 2003, 2015, 2016, 2018
Brazil Internacional 6 1989, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
Brazil Flamengo 6 1991, 1993, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2018
Peru Sporting Cristal 6 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997. 2004
Colombia Junior 6 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2011
Brazil Atlético Mineiro 6 2000, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Argentina Newell's Old Boys 5 1988, 1992, 1993, 2006, 2013
Chile Cobreloa 5 1989, 1993, 2001, 2002, 2003
Brazil Vasco da Gama 5 1990, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2012
Ecuador El Nacional 5 1993, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002
Chile Universidad de Chile 5 1996, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012
Venezuela Deportivo Táchira 4 1989, 1991, 2004, 2016
Bolivia The Strongest 4 1990, 1994, 2014, 2017
Venezuela Minervén 4 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
Argentina Rosario Central 4 2000, 2001, 2004, 2016
Colombia Once Caldas 4 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011
Mexico Guadalajara 4 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010
Brazil Fluminense 4 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
Argentina Lanús 4 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017
Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 3 1988, 1991, 1997
Colombia Millonarios 3 1989, 1995, 1997
Argentina Independiente 3 1990, 1995, 2018
Colombia Independiente Medellín 3 1994, 2003, 2005
Chile Union Española 3 1994, 2012, 2014
Peru Alianza Lima 3 1995, 1998, 2010
Venezuela Caracas 3 1995, 2007, 2009
Paraguay Guaraní 3 1997, 2015, 2017
Colombia Deportivo Cali 3 1999, 2003, 2004
Brazil Atlético Parananense 3 2000, 2005, 2017
Brazil São Caetano 3 2001, 2002, 2004
Mexico Cruz Azul 3 2001, 2003, 2012
Mexico UANL 3 2005, 2006, 2015
Colombia Santa Fe 3 2006, 2013, 2015
Ecuador Deportivo Quito 2 1989, 2012
Chile Deportes Concepción 2 1991, 2001
Brazil Botafogo 2 1996, 2017
Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann 2 1999, 2017
Mexico Atlas 2 2000, 2008
Uruguay Montevideo Wanderers 2 2002, 2015
Mexico UNAM 2 2003, 2016
Mexico Santos Laguna 2 2004, 2014
Argentina Banfield 2 2005, 2010
Colombia Cúcuta Deportivo 2 2007, 2008
Mexico Toluca 2 2007, 2016
Mexico San Luis 2 2009, 2010
Brazil Guarani 1 1988
Brazil Bahia 1 1989
Uruguay Danubio 1 1989
Paraguay Sol de América 1 1989
Venezuela Pepeganga Margarita 1 1990
Uruguay Progreso 1 1990
Peru Unión Huaral 1 1990
Paraguay Colegiales 1 1991
Brazil Criciúma 1 1992
Venezuela Marítimo 1 1992
Ecuador Valdez 1 1992
Ecuador ESPOLI 1 1996
Bolivia San José 1 1996
Colombia Atlético Bucaramanga 1 1998
Argentina Colón 1 1998
Uruguay Bella Vista 1 1999
Venezuela Estudiantes de Mérida 1 1999
Peru Cienciano 1 2002
Mexico Morelia 1 2002
Ecuador Olmedo 1 2002
Brazil Paysandu 1 2003
Mexico Pachuca 1 2005
Brazil Goiás 1 2006
Mexico Necaxa 1 2007
Brazil Paraná 1 2007
Ecuador Deportivo Cuenca 1 2009
Brazil Sport 1 2009
Peru Universidad San Martín 1 2009
Mexico Jaguares 1 2011
Peru Real Garcilaso 1 2013
Argentina Tigre 1 2013
Mexico Tijuana 1 2013
Argentina Arsenal 1 2014
Mexico León 1 2014
Paraguay Nacional 1 2014
Bolivia Universitario 1 2015
Argentina Huracán 1 2016
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 1 2016
Argentina Godoy Cruz 1 2017
Argentina Atlético Tucumán 1 2018
  • Note: 1) From 1960 to 1987, no round of 16 was played because of the format of the tournament or because the lack of teams.

By country[edit]

Country Round of 16 Number
of clubs
Clubs
 Brazil 113 21 Grêmio (14), São Paulo (13), Corinthians (12), Cruzeiro (12), Palmeiras (11), Santos (9), Atlético Mineiro (6), Flamengo (6), Internacional (6), Vasco da Gama (5), Fluminense (4), Atlético Paranaense (3), São Caetano (3), Botafogo (2), Bahia (1), Criciúma (1), Goiás (1), Guarani (1), Paraná (1), Paysandu (1), Sport (1)
 Argentina 88 17 River Plate (18), Boca Juniors (16), Vélez Sársfield (11), Estudiantes (7), Racing (6), San Lorenzo (6), Newell's Old Boys (5), Lanús (4), Rosario Central (4), Independiente (3), Banfield (2), Arsenal (1), Atlético Tucumán (1), Colón (1), Godoy Cruz (1), Huracán (1), Tigre (1)
 Colombia 48 10 Atlético Nacional (13), América de Cali (10), Junior (6), Once Caldas (4), Deportivo Cali (3), Independiente Medellín (3), Millonarios (3), Santa Fe (3), Cúcuta Deportivo (2), Atlético Bucaramanga (1)
 Uruguay 42 7 Nacional (21), Peñarol (9), Defensor Sporting (7), Montevideo Wanderers (2), Bella Vista (1), Danubio (1), Progreso (1)
 Paraguay 39 7 Cerro Porteño (16), Olimpia (10), Libertad (7), Guaraní (3), Colegiales (1), Nacional (1), Sol de América (1)
 Ecuador 36 10 Emelec (9), Barcelona (8), LDU Quito (7), El Nacional (5), Deportivo Quito (2), Deportivo Cuenca (1), ESPOLI (1), Independiente del Valle (1), Olmedo (1), Valdez (1)
 Chile 34 6 Colo-Colo (10), Universidad Católica (9), Cobreloa (5), Universidad de Chile (5), Unión Española (3), Deportes Concepción (2)
 Mexico 33 15 América (7), Guadalajara (4), Cruz Azul (3), UANL (3), Atlas (2), San Luis (2), Santos Laguna (2), Toluca (2), UNAM (2), Jaguares (1), León (1), Morelia (1), Necaxa (1), Pachuca (1), Tijuana (1)
 Bolivia 23 6 Bolivar (12), The Strongest (4), Oriente Petrolero (3), Jorge Wilstermann (2), San José (1), Universitario (1)
 Peru 20 7 Universitario (7), Sporting Cristal (6), Alianza Lima (3), Cienciano (1), Real Garcilaso (1), Unión Huaral (1), Universidad San Martín (1)
 Venezuela 14 6 Deportivo Táchira (4), Minervén (4), Caracas (3), Estudiantes de Mérida (1), Marítimo (1), Pepeganga Margarita (1)

Specific group stage records[edit]

Best group stage[edit]

# Year Team Points P W D L GF GA GD
1 2015 Argentina Boca Juniors 18 6 6 0 0 19 2 +17
2 2001 Brazil Vasco da Gama 18 6 6 0 0 16 5 +11
3 2007 Brazil Santos 18 6 6 0 0 12 1 +11

Worst group stage[edit]

# Year Team Points P W D L GF GA GD
1 2015 Venezuela Zamora 0 6 0 0 6 3 21 -18
2 1979 Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann 0 6 0 0 6 5 21 -16
3 1979 Peru Alianza Lima 0 6 0 0 6 5 20 -15
4 2017 Venezuela Zamora 0 6 0 0 6 6 21 -14
5 2011 Paraguay Guaraní 0 6 0 0 6 2 16 -14
1979 Venezuela Galicia 0 6 0 0 6
7 1987 Venezuela Estudiantes de Mérida 0 6 0 0 6 4 17 -13
8 1985 Peru Sport Boys 0 5 0 0 5 1 14 -13
9 2009 Bolivia Aurora 0 6 0 0 6 3 15 -12
2004 Chile Cobreloa 0 6 0 0 6
1976 Venezuela Galicia 0 6 0 0 6
12 2007 Colombia Deportivo Pasto 0 6 0 0 6 3 14 -11
13 2007 Peru Alianza Lima 0 6 0 0 6 2 13 -11
14 1974 Chile Colo-Colo 0 6 0 0 6 3 13 -10
15 2016 Peru Melgar 0 6 0 0 0 2 12 -10
16 2002 Peru Sporting Cristal 0 6 0 0 6 5 14 -9
17 1982 Peru Deportivo Municipal 0 6 0 0 6 3 12 -9
18 1980 Venezuela Deportivo Táchira 0 6 0 0 6 0 9 -9

Unbeaten sides[edit]

Finals success rate[edit]

Only one club has appeared in the finals of the Copa Libertadores more than once with a 100% success rate:

Ten clubs have appeared in the final once, being victorious on that occasion:

On the other end, fourteen clubs have appeared in the finals and have never won the tournament. Five of those clubs have appeared in the finals more than once, losing on each occasion:

Consecutive participations[edit]

Nacional have the record number of consecutive participations with 21 from 1997 to 2017.

Consecutive finals[edit]

Two clubs have appeared in a record four consecutive finals:

Defending the trophy[edit]

Successful title-holder campaigns[edit]

As of 2017, 11 of the 57 attempts to defend the trophy (19.3%) have been successful and has been accomplished by six clubs. Until the 1999 the title-holder started the competition in the second stage (sometimes third, depending on the format). Since then, only Boca Juniors (in 2001) defended its title on the current format, with the previous year champion starting the tournament in group stage.

Defended Attempts Team Year Pld W D L GF GA GD
4 7 Argentina Independiente 1965 6 3 1 2 8 5 +3
1973 7 3 3 1 8 5 +3
1974 7 4 2 1 12 6 +6
1975 7 4 0 3 10 6 +4
2 4 Argentina Estudiantes 1969 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7
1970 4 3 1 0 5 1 +4
2 6 Argentina Boca Juniors 1978 6 4 2 0 11 2 +9
2001 14 9 3 2 20 13 +7
1 5 Uruguay Peñarol 1961 6 4 1 1 12 5 +7
1 3 Brazil Santos 1963 4 3 1 0 10 4 +6
1 3 Brazil São Paulo 1993 8 4 2 2 13 6 +7

Unuccessful title-holder campaigns[edit]

Of the 25 clubs to win the tournament, 19 have never defended it. Seven of those clubs have won the trophy more than once and had more than one attempt to do so. In 2000 title-holders started participating on group stage, four title-holders have failed to advance past this stage since.

# Team Year Defeated by Stage reached
4 Uruguay Peñarol 1962 Santos Runner-up
1967 Nacional Semifinal
1983 Grêmio Runner-up
1988 San Lorenzo Third stage, before semifinals
Argentina Boca Juniors 1979 Olimpia Runner-up
2002 Olimpia Quarterfinal
2004 Once Caldas Runner-up
2008 Fluminense Semifinal
3 Argentina Independiente 1966 River Plate Semifinal
1976 River Plate Semifinal
1985 Argentinos Juniors Semifinal
Uruguay Nacional 1972 Universitario Semifinal
1981 Cobreloa Semifinal
1989 Danubio Round of 16
Paraguay Olimpia 1980 Nacional Semifinal
1991 Colo-Colo Runner-up
2003 Grêmio Round of 16
Argentina River Plate 1987 Peñarol Semifinal
1997 Racing Club Round of 16
2016 Independiente del Valle Round of 16
2 Brazil Grêmio 1984 Independiente Runner-up
1996 América de Cali Semifinal
Brazil Cruzeiro 1977 Boca Juniors Runner-up
1998 Vasco da Gama Round of 16
Brazil São Paulo 1994 Vélez Sársfield Runner-up
2006 Internacional Runner-up
Argentina Estudiantes 1971 Nacional Runner-up
2010 Internacional Quarterfinal
Brazil Internacional 2007 Nacional Group stage
Vélez Sársfield
2011 Peñarol Round of 16
Brazil Santos 1964 Independiente Semifinal
2012 Corinthians Semifinal
Colombia Atlético Nacional 1990 Olimpia Semifinal
2017 Barcelona Group stage
Botafogo
1 Argentina Racing 1968 Estudiantes Semifinal
Brazil Flamengo 1982 Peñarol Semifinal
Argentina Argentinos Juniors 1986 River Plate Semifinal
Chile Colo-Colo 1992 Barcelona Round of 16
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 1995 River Plate Quarterfinal
Brazil Vasco da Gama 1999 Palmeiras Round of 16
Brazil Palmeiras 2000 Boca Juniors Runner-up
Colombia Once Caldas 2005 UANL Round of 16
Ecuador LDU Quito 2009 Palmeiras Group stage
Sport
Brazil Corinthians 2013 Boca Juniors Round of 16
Brazil Atlético Mineiro 2014 Atlético Nacional Round of 16
Argentina San Lorenzo 2015 Corinthians Group stage
São Paulo

Title-holder campaign by stage[edit]

As of 2017 those are the stages the title holders advanced to in the competition:

Stages # Years
Champion 11 1961, 1963, 1965, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1993, 2001
Runner-up 11 1962, 1971, 1977, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1991, 1994, 2000, 2004, 2006
Semifinal 16 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1996, 2008, 2012
Quarterfinal 4 1988 (third stage, before semifinals), 1995, 2002, 2010
Round of 16 11 1989, 1992, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
Group stage 4 2007, 2009, 2015, 2017
No previous champion 1 1960

Defeating title-holders[edit]

  • Years in bold: winner of the edition.
# Team Year Title-holder Stage when defeated champion Stage reached
12 Title-holder not defeated 1960 no previous champion
1961 Peñarol
1963 Santos
1965 Independiente
1969 Estudiantes
1970 Estudiantes
1973 Independiente
1974 Independiente
1975 Independiente
1978 Boca Juniors
1993 São Paulo
2001 Boca Juniors
4 Argentina River Plate 1966 Independiente Semifinal Runner-up
1976 Independiente Semifinal Runner-up
1986 Argentinos Juniors Semifinal Champion
1995 Vélez Sársfield Quarterfinal Semifinal
Uruguay Nacional 1967 Peñarol Semifinal Runner-up
1971 Estudiantes Final Champion
1980 Olimpia Semifinal Champion
2007 Internacional Group stage Quarterfinal
3 Paraguay Olimpia 1979 Boca Juniors Final Champion
1990 Atlético Nacional Semifinal Champion
2002 Boca Juniors Quarterfinal Champion
Uruguay Peñarol 1982 Flamengo Semifinal Champion
1987 River Plate Semifinal Champion
2011 Internacional Round of 16 Runner-up
Argentina Boca Juniors 1977 Cruzeiro Final Champion
2000 Palmeiras Final Champion
2013 Corinthians Round of 16 Quarterfinal
2 Argentina Independiente 1964 Santos Semifinal Champion
1984 Grêmio Final Champion
Brazil Grêmio 1983 Peñarol Final Champion
2003 Olimpia Round of 16 Quarterfinal
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 1994 São Paulo Final Champion
2007 Internacional Group stage Round of 16
Brazil Palmeiras 1999 Vasco da Gama Round of 16 Champion
2009 LDU Quito Group stage Quarterfinal
Brazil Internacional 2006 São Paulo Final Champion
2010 Estudiantes Quarterfinal Champion
Brazil Corinthians 2012 Santos Semifinal Champion
2015 San Lorenzo Group stage Round of 16
Ecuador Barcelona 1992 Colo-Colo Round of 16 Semifinal
2017 Atlético Nacional Group stage Semifinal
1 Brazil Santos 1962 Peñarol Final Champion
Argentina Estudiantes 1968 Racing Semifinal Champion
Peru Universitario 1972 Nacional Semifinal Runner-up
Chile Cobreloa 1981 Nacional Semifinal Runner-up
Argentina Argentinos Juniors 1985 Independiente Semifinal Champion
Argentina San Lorenzo 1988 Peñarol Third stage, before semifinals Semifinal
Uruguay Danubio 1989 Nacional Round of 16 Semifinal
Chile Colo-Colo 1991 Olimpia Final Champion
Colombia América de Cali 1996 Grêmio Semifinal Runner-up
Argentina Racing Club 1997 River Plate Round of 16 Semifinal
Brazil Vasco da Gama 1998 Cruzeiro Round of 16 Champion
Colombia Once Caldas 2004 Boca Juniors Final Champion
Mexico UANL 2005 Once Caldas Round of 16 Quarterfinal
Brazil Fluminense 2008 Boca Juniors Semifinal Runner-up
Brazil Sport 2009 LDU Quito Group stage Round of 16
Colombia Atlético Nacional 2014 Atlético Mineiro Round of 16 Quarterfinal
Brazil São Paulo 2015 San Lorenzo Group stage Round of 16
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 2016 River Plate Round of 16 Runner-up
Brazil Botafogo 2017 Atlético Nacional Group stage Quarterfinal

Defeated champions in a single tournament[edit]

  • Year in bold: winner of the edition.
  • Team in italic: title-holder.

By number of champions defeated[edit]

# Team Year Defeated champions (number of titles, stage) Stage reached
5 Brazil Botafogo 2017 Colo-Colo (1, second stage), Olimpia (3, third stage), Atlético Nacional (2, group stage), Estudiantes (4, group stage), Nacional (3, round of 16) Quarterfinal
4 Colombia Once Caldas 2004 Vélez Sársfield (1, group stage), Santos (2, quarterfinal), São Paulo (2, semifinal), Boca Juniors (5, Final) Champion
Argentina Independiente 1984 Estudiantes (3, group stage), Olimpia (1, group stage), Nacional (2, semifinal), Grêmio (1, Final) Champion
Ecuador Barcelona 2017 Atlético Nacional (2, group stage), Estudiantes (4, group stage), Palmeiras (1, round of 16), Santos (3, quarterfinal) Semifinal
3 Argentina River Plate 1976 Estudiantes (3, group stage), Independiente (6, semifinal), Peñarol (3, semifinal) Runner-up
Brazil Grêmio 1983 Flamengo (1, group stage), Estudiantes (3, semifinal), Peñarol (4, final) Champion
Argentina River Plate 1986 Boca Juniors (2, group stage), Peñarol (4, group stage), Argentinos Juniors (1, semifinal) Champion
Chile Colo-Colo 1991 Nacional (3, quarterfinal), Boca Juniors (2, semifinal), Olimpia (2, final) Champion
Brazil Vasco da Gama 1998 Cruzeiro (2, round of 16), Grêmio (2, quarterfinal), River Plate (2, semifinal) Champion
Brazil Palmeiras 1999 Olimpia (2, group stage), Vasco da Gama (1, round of 16), River Plate (2, semifinal) Champion
Paraguay Olimpia 2002 Flamengo (1, group stage), Boca Juniors (4, quarterfinal), Grêmio (2, semifinal) Champion
Brazil Fluminense 2008 Atlético Nacional (1, round of 16), São Paulo (3, quarterfinal), Boca Juniors (6, semifinal) Runner-up
Uruguay Peñarol 2011 Independiente (7, group stage), Internacional (2, round of 16), Vélez Sársfield (1, semifinal) Runner-up
Brazil Santos 2011 Colo-Colo (1, group stage), Once Caldas (1, quarterfinal), Peñarol (5, final) Champion
Brazil Corinthians 2012 Vasco da Gama (1, quarterfinal), Santos (3, semifinal), Boca Juniors (6, final) Champion
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 2016 Colo-Colo (1, group stage), River Plate (3, round of 16), Boca Juniors (6, semifinal) Runner-up

By number of titles combined[edit]

# Team Year Defeated champions (number of titles, stage) Stage reached
13 Brazil Botafogo 2017 Colo-Colo (1, second stage), Olimpia (3, third stage), Atlético Nacional (2, group stage), Estudiantes (4, group stage), Nacional (3, round of 16) Quarterfinal
12 Argentina River Plate 1976 Estudiantes (3, group stage), Independiente (6, semifinal), Peñarol (3, semifinal) Runner-up
Brazil São Caetano 2004 Peñarol (5, group stage), Independiente (7, playoff between group stage and round of 16) Quarterfinal
10 Colombia Once Caldas 2004 Vélez Sársfield (1, group stage), Santos (2, quarterfinal), São Paulo (2, semifinal), Boca Juniors (5, Final) Champion
Brazil Fluminense 2008 Atlético Nacional (1, round of 16), São Paulo (3, quarterfinal), Boca Juniors (6, semifinal) Runner-up
Uruguay Peñarol 2011 Independiente (7, group stage), Internacional (2, round of 16), Vélez Sársfield (1, semifinal) Runner-up
Brazil Corinthians 2012 Vasco da Gama (1, quarterfinal), Santos (3, semifinal), Boca Juniors (6, final) Champion
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 2016 Colo-Colo (1, group stage), River Plate (3, round of 16), Boca Juniors (6, semifinal) Runner-up
Ecuador Barcelona 2017 Atlético Nacional (2, group stage), Estudiantes (4, group stage), Palmeiras (1, round of 16), Santos (3, quarterfinal) Semifinal
9 Argentina Boca Juniors 1979 Peñarol (3, semifinal), Independiente (6, semifinal) Runner-up

Winning other trophies[edit]

Although not an official title or recognized achievement, only one club has the distinction of winning the Copa Libertadores, their national league, and another domestic tournament in the same year/season, known colloquially as the treble:[T 1]

  1. ^ Note: trebles are not possible for all South American clubs since most countries do not have a domestic cup.

In addition Santos, six other clubs have achieved a continental double, in which a club win the Copa Libertadores in addition to their domestic league in the same year:

In addition to the double, these clubs have gone on to win other trophies in that same time frame:

  • Peñarol won the Intercontinental Cup in 1961
  • Nacional won the Intercontinental Cup and Copa Interamericana in 1971, and the Intercontinental Cup in 1980
  • Olimpia won the Intercontinental Cup and Copa Interamericana in 1979
  • Argentinos Juniors won the Copa Interamericana in 1985
  • River Plate won the Intercontinental Cup and Copa Interamericana in 1986
  • Colo-Colo won the Copa Interamericana in 1991

Biggest wins[edit]

Biggest two-leg win[edit]

  • The largest margin of victory over two legs is thirteen goals when Peñarol beat Everest 14–1 overall in 1963; the score lines per match was 5–0 and 9–1

Most goals in a match[edit]

Most goals over two legs or more[edit]

  • The most goals over two legs is fifteen goals when Peñarol beat Everest 14–1 overall in 1963; the score lines per match was 5–0 and 9–1
    • In instances where a third match was needed, the record is seventeen goals when Peñarol beat Santos 9–8 in 1965; the score lines per match were 5–4, 3–2, and 2–1
  • The most goals over two legs in a finals is ten when LDU Quito drew Fluminense 5–5 overall in 2008; the score lines per match were 4–2 and 3–1
    • In instances where a third match was needed, the record is thirteen goals, done twice:
      • Peñarol beat River Plate 8–5 overall in 1966; the score lines were 2–0, 3–2, and 4–2
      • Cruzeiro also beat River Plate 8–5 overall in 1976; the scores lines were 4–1, 2–1, and 3–2

Players[edit]

Appearances[edit]

Ever Hugo Almeida holds the record for most matches played with 113 games, all for Olimpia. He is also the only person to have made over 100 appearances in the tournament.[3]

Rank Country Player Appearances Goals From To Clubs
1 Paraguay Ever Hugo Almeida 113 0 1973 1990 Olimpia
2 Colombia Antony de Ávila 94 29 1983 1998 América de Cali, Barcelona
3 Bolivia Vladimir Soria 93 4 1986 2000 Bolívar
4 Colombia Willington Ortiz 92 19 1973 1988 Millonarios, América de Cali, Deportivo Cali
5 Uruguay Pedro Rocha 88 36 1962 1979 Peñarol, São Paulo, Palmeiras
6 Brazil Rogério Ceni 90 14 2004 2015 São Paulo
7 Ecuador Alberto Spencer 87 54 1960 1972 Peñarol, Barcelona
Bolivia Carlos Borja 87 11 1979 1997 Bolívar
8 Paraguay Juan Battaglia 85 22 1978 1990 Cerro Porteño, América de Cali
9 Colombia Álex Escobar 83 14 1985 2000 América de Cali, LDU Quito
10 Argentina Clemente Rodríguez 82 2 2001 2013 Boca Juniors, Estudiantes

Goalscoring[edit]

All-time top scorers[edit]

Alberto Spencer is the all-time goalscorer of the Copa Libertadores with 54 goals to his name between 1960 and 1972.[4]

Rank Country Player Goals Games Goal Ratio Debut Clubs
1 Ecuador Alberto Spencer 54 87 0.62 1960 Peñarol, Barcelona
2 Uruguay Fernando Morena 37 77 0.48 1973 Peñarol
3 Uruguay Pedro Virgilio Rocha 36 88 0.41 1962 Peñarol, São Paulo, Palmeiras
4 Argentina Daniel Onega 31 47 0.66 1966 River Plate
5 Uruguay Julio Morales 30 76 0.39 1966 Nacional
6 Colombia Antony de Ávila 29 94 0.31 1983 América de Cali, Barcelona
Argentina Juan Carlos Sarnari 29 62 0.47 1966 River Plate, Universidad Católica, Universidad de Chile, Santa Fe
Brazil Luizão 29 43 0.67 1998 Vasco da Gama, Corinthians, Grêmio, São Paulo
9 Argentina Juan Carlos Sánchez 26 53 0.49 1973 Jorge Wilstermann, Blooming, San Jose
Argentina Luis Artime 26 40 0.65 1966 Independiente, Nacional

Top scorer award[edit]

The top scorer award is for the player who amassed the most goals in the tournament.

Hat-tricks[edit]

Other goalscoring records[edit]

Other records[edit]

  • Alejandro Bernal saw the red card in the 22nd second of a game for his team Atlético Nacional in the tournament. The game was Atlético Nacional vs. Nacional de Montevideo in 2014.

Most victories[edit]

Most defeats[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Records[edit]

Locales[edit]

Countries[edit]

  • Argentina has provided the most number of titles, with 22 titles won by seven different clubs
  • Brazil has the highest number of different winning clubs, with ten. They have also provided the highest number of finalists with twelve. They have also provided the highest number of different participating clubs, with 27.
  • Only on two occasions have two clubs from the same country played each other in the finals, both of them involving Brazilian clubs:
  • Teams from Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, and Mexico have never won the tournament. Teams from Bolivia and Venezuela have yet to provide a finalist.

Cities[edit]

  • The most successful city in the history of the Copa Libertadores is Buenos Aires, which has seen a record four teams win ten total titles
  • Fifteen cities have hosted a trophy ceremony. São Paulo, Brazil has hosted the highest number of trophy ceremony with 10 times in three stadiums

Stadiums[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conmebol Ranking of the Copa Libertadores". CONMEBOL.com. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Ranking CONMEBOL Libertadores 2018". CONMEBOL.com. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Ever Almeida's matches in Copa Libertadores". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  4. ^ (in Spanish) Ases del Mundo: Alberto Spencer Archived 2010-03-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "CRUZEIRO CAMPEÓN". Conmebol.com. 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2010.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Alianza - Estudiantes: Rápido, histórico y letal". Dechalaca.com. 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2010.

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