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 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 typically held from February to June and it consists of six stages.

General performances[edit]

By club[edit]

For details on winning clubs, see List of Copa Libertadores finals.
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
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 Grêmio 2 2 1983, 1995 1984, 2007
Brazil Internacional 2 1 2006, 2010 1980
Brazil Palmeiras 1 3 1999 1961, 1968, 2000
Colombia Atlético Nacional 1 1 1989 1995
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

By country[edit]

Country Winners Runners-up Winning clubs Runners-up
 Argentina 24 9 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)
 Brazil 17 15 São Paulo (3), Santos (3), Grêmio (2), 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)
 Paraguay 3 5 Olimpia (3) Olimpia (4), Nacional (1)
 Colombia 2 7 Atlético Nacional (1), Once Caldas (1) América (4), Deportivo Cali, (2), Atlético Nacional (1)
 Chile 1 5 Colo-Colo (1) Cobreloa (2), Colo-Colo (1), Unión Española (1), Universidad Católica (1)
 Ecuador 1 2 LDU Quito (1) Barcelona (2)
 Mexico 0 3 &
Cruz Azul (1), Guadalajara (1), UANL (1)
 Peru 0 2 &
Universitario (1), Sporting Cristal (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
4
3
Grêmio (2), 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)
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 Medellín
1
1
Atlético Nacional (1) Atlético Nacional (1)
Colombia Manizales
1
0
Once Caldas (1) &
Ecuador Quito
1
0
LDU Quito (1) &
Colombia Cali
0
6
&
América (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)

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 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 copa libertadores, and its performance in local championship tournaments.[1]

This list is current as of the end of 2015.

Rank Club last 10 years historic coeficient local championship Pts
1 Argentina Boca Juniors 3922 1952 75 5949
2 Argentina River Plate 2820 2034 30 4884
3 Uruguay Peñarol 1726 2662 65 4453
4 Brazil Cruzeiro 3480 860 85 4425
5 Uruguay Nacional 2093 2082 140 4315
6 Brazil Internacional 3596 348 0 3944
7 Paraguay Olimpia 1746 1896 40 3682
8 Brazil Santos 2958 704 0 3662
9 Brazil Corinthians 3277 294 80 3651
10 Argentina Vélez Sarsfield 3100 456 42.5 3599
11 Brazil São Paulo 2462 1106 30 3598

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 2015.

  • Teams in bold: winner of the edition.
  • Teams in italics: runner-up of the edition.
Nation # Clubs Years
Brazil Brazil (27)
18
São Paulo 1972, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016
16
Palmeiras 1961, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2016
16
Grêmio 1982, 1983, 1984, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
15
Cruzeiro 1967, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015
13
Santos 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1984, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012
13
Corinthians 1977, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
12
Flamengo 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1991, 1993, 2002, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
11
Internacional 1976, 1977, 1980, 1989, 1993, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
8
Atlético Mineiro 1972, 1978, 1981, 2000, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
8
Vasco da Gama 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2012
6
Fluminense 1971, 1985, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013
4
Botafogo 1963, 1973, 1996, 2014
4
Atlético Paranaense 2000, 2002, 2005, 2014
3
Bahia 1960, 1964, 1989
3
Guarani 1979, 1987, 1988
3
São Caetano 2001, 2002, 2004
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 (23)
20
Deportivo Táchira 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
17
Caracas 1980, 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 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
3
Valencia 1970, 1972, 1974
3
Universidad de Los Andes 1984, 1992, 1999
3
Trujillanos 1995, 2002, 2016
3
Deportivo Anzoátegui 2009, 2013, 2014
3
Zamora 2012, 2014, 2015
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
Deportivo Lara 2013
Peru Peru (22)
32
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
28
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
24
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
6
Sport Boys 1967, 1977, 1985, 1991, 1992, 2001
6
Cienciano 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
4
Juan Aurich 1969, 2010, 2012, 2015
3
Union Huaral 1975, 1977, 1990
3
Melgar 1982, 1984, 2016
3
Universidad San Martín 2008, 2009, 2011
2
Real Garcilaso 2013, 2014
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
Municipal 1982
1
UTC 1986
1
San Agustín 1987
1
Coronel Bolognesi 2008
1
León de Huánuco 2011
1
Sport Huancayo 2012
Argentina Argentina (21)
32
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
26
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
19
Independiente 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1995, 2004, 2011
15
Velez Sarsfield 1980, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
14
San Lorenzo 1960, 1973, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016
13
Estudiantes 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1976, 1983, 1984, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015
11
Rosario Central 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1981, 1987, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2016
8
Racing 1962, 1967, 1968, 1989, 1997, 2003, 2015, 2016
8
Newell's Old Boys 1975, 1988, 1992, 1993, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2014
5
Lanús 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014
4
Arsenal 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014
3
Argentinos Juniors 1985, 1986, 2011
3
Huracán 1974, 2015, 2016
3
Banfield 2005, 2007, 2010
2
Quilmes 1979, 2005
2
Ferro Carril Oeste 1983, 1985
2
Colón 1998, 2010
2
Gimnasia y Esgrima 2003, 2007
2
Godoy Cruz 2011, 2012
1
Talleres 2002
1
Tigre 2013
Chile Chile (19)
31
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
24
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
21
Universidad de Chile 1960, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1977, 1981, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
13
Cobreloa 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 2004, 2005, 2007
11
Unión Española 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1994, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2014
4
Palestino 1976, 1978, 1979, 2015
4
O'Higgins 1979, 1980, 1984, 2014
2
Santiago Wanderers 1969, 2002
2
Huachipato 1975, 2013
2
Everton 1977, 2009
2
Cobresal 1986, 2016
2
Concepción 1991, 2001
2
Audax Italiano 2007, 2008
1
Rangers 1970
1
Unión San Felipe 1972
1
Magallanes 1985
1
Coquimbo Unido 1992
1
Universidad de Concepción 2004
1
Iquique 2013
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 (17)
31
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
22
The Strongest 1965, 1971, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
20
Oriente Petrolero 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2014, 2016
16
Jorge Wilstermann 1960, 1961, 1966, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2011
7
Blooming 1983, 1984, 1985, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2010
6
San Jose 1992, 1993, 1996, 2008, 2013, 2015
6
Real Potosí 2002, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
3
Municipal 1962, 1966, 1974
2
Aurora 1964, 2009
2
Chaco Petrolero 1971, 1972
2
Guabirá 1976, 1996
2
Universitario 2009, 2015
1
31 de Octubre 1967
1
Always Ready 1968
1
Litoral 1969
1
Universitario (LP) 1970
1
La Paz 2008
Ecuador Ecuador (16)
25
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
23
Barcelona 1961, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2013, 2015
23
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
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
4
Olmedo 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008
3
9 de Octubre 1966, 1984, 1985
3
Independiente del Valle 2014, 2015, 2016
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
Colombia Colombia (15)
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 1970, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009
19
Atlético Nacional 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 2000, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
15
Millonarios 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1997, 2013
12
Junior 1971, 1978, 1981, 1984, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012
10
Santa Fe 1961, 1967, 1972, 1976, 1980, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
8
Once Caldas 1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, , 2012, 2015
6
Independiente Medellín 1967, 1994, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010
6
Deportes Tolima 1982, 1983, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2013
2
Cúcuta Deportivo 2007, 2008
2
Boyacá Chicó 2008, 2009
1
Unión Magdalena 1969
1
Bucaramanga 1998
1
Cortuluá 2002
1
Deportivo Pasto 2007
Uruguay Uruguay (13)
43
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
43
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
14
Defensor Sporting 1977, 1980, 1982, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014
7
Montevideo Wanderers 1975, 1983, 1986, 1988, 2002, 2008, 2015
7
Danubio 1978, 1984, 1989, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2015
6
Bella Vista 1981, 1985, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2000
2
Progreso 1987, 1990
2
Cerro 1995, 2010
2
Fénix 2003, 2004
1
Rocha 2006
1
Racing 2010
1
Liverpool 2011
1
River Plate 2016
Paraguay Paraguay (10)
38
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
38
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
15
Guaraní 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1985, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016
15
Libertad 1968, 1977, 1978, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
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

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 16 1966, 1967, 1970, 1976, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2015
Argentina Boca Juniors 15 1963, 1965, 1966, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2016
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 10 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2003
Brazil Santos 8 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2012
Ecuador Barcelona 7 1971, 1972, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1998
Brazil Grêmio 7 1983, 1984, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2007, 2009
Brazil Palmeiras 6 1961, 1968, 1971, 1999, 2000, 2001
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 Bolivar 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
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 67 11 River Plate (16), Boca Juniors (15), 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)
 Brazil 57 15 São Paulo (10), Santos (8), Grêmio (7), Palmeiras (6), 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 (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 13 5 Barcelona (7), 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 Bolivar (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 13 1970, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2015
Argentina Boca Juniors 13 1970, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2016
Brazil São Paulo 10 1992, 1993, 1994, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016
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 Grêmio 8 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 7 1969, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2011
Colombia América 7 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2003
Colombia Atlético Nacional 7 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 2014, 2016
Brazil Santos 7 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012
Chile Universidad Católica 6 1968, 1969, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2011
Brazil Palmeiras 6 1968, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 6 1994, 1995, 1999, 2006, 2011, 2012
Brazil Cruzeiro 6 1997, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015
Argentina San Lorenzo 5 1988, 1992, 1996, 2008, 2014
Ecuador Barcelona 5 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998
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
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
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
Argentina Independiente 2 1968, 1990
Colombia Millonarios 2 1989, 1995
Chile Cobreloa 2 1989, 2003
Chile Colo-Colo 2 1991, 1997
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
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 Union 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
Argentina Lanús 1 2014
Paraguay Nacional 1 2014
Ecuador Independiente del Valle 1 2016
Mexico UNAM 1 2016
  • 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 62 15 São Paulo (10), Grêmio (8), Santos (7), Cruzeiro (6), Palmeiras (6), Corinthians (4), Internacional (4), Vasco da Gama (4), Atlético Mineiro (2), Flamengo (3), Fluminense (3), São Caetano (2), Atlético Paranaense (1), Bahia (1), Criciúma (1)
 Argentina 54 13 Boca Juniors (13), River Plate (13), Vélez Sársfield (6), San Lorenzo (5), Estudiantes (4), Newell's Old Boys (3), Independiente (2), Racing (2), Rosario Central (2), Arsenal (1), Banfield (1), Colón (1), Lanús (1)
 Colombia 28 9 América (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 16 6 Universidad Católica (6), Universidad de Chile (4), Cobreloa (2), Colo-Colo (2), Santiago Wanderers (1), Unión Española (1)
 Ecuador 13 4 Barcelona (5), Emelec (4), LDU Quito (3), Independiente del Valle (1)
 Peru 7 3 Sporting Cristal (4), Universitario (2), Real Garcilaso (1)
 Venezuela 6 6 Caracas (1), Deportivo Italia (1), Deportivo Táchira (1), Estudiantes (1), Minervén (1), Portugués (1)
 Bolivia 6 2 Bolivar (5), Oriente Petrolero (1)

By Round of 16 appearances[edit]

Team No. of appearances Years in round of 16
Uruguay Nacional 20 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2016
Argentina River Plate 16 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2015, 2016
Argentina Boca Juniors 15 1989, 1991, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
Paraguay Cerro Porteño 15 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2014, 2016
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
Colombia Atlético Nacional 12 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
Brazil Grêmio 12 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016
Brazil Corinthians 11 1991, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
Argentina Vélez Sársfield 11 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Brazil Cruzeiro 11 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015
Colombia América 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 Colo-Colo 9 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2007
Chile Universidad Católica 9 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2011
Brazil Palmeiras 9 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2013
Ecuador Emelec 8 1990, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2012, 2013, 2015
Peru Universitario 7 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2010
Ecuador Barcelona 7 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2004
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
Brazil Santos 7 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012
Brazil Internacional 6 1989, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
Peru Sporting Cristal 6 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997. 2004
Colombia Junior 6 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2011
Paraguay Libertad 6 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Argentina Estudiantes 6 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015
Argentina Newell's Old Boys 5 1988, 1992, 1993, 2006, 2013
Argentina San Lorenzo 5 1988, 1992, 1996, 2008, 2014
Chile Cobreloa 5 1989, 1993, 2001, 2002, 2003
Argentina Racing Club 5 1989, 1997, 2003, 2015, 2016
Brazil Vasco da Gama 5 1990, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2012
Brazil Flamengo 5 1991, 1993, 2007, 2008, 2010
Ecuador El Nacional 5 1993, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002
Chile Universidad de Chile 5 1996, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012
Brazil Atlético Mineiro 5 2000, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Venezuela Deportivo Táchira 4 1989, 1991, 2004, 2016
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
Bolivia Oriente Petrolero 3 1988, 1991, 1997
Colombia Millonarios 3 1989, 1995, 1997
Bolivia The Strongest 3 1990, 1994, 2014
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
Colombia Deportivo Cali 3 1999, 2003, 2004
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
Argentina Lanús 3 2008, 2012, 2014
Ecuador Deportivo Quito 2 1989, 2012
Argentina Independiente 2 1990, 1995
Chile Concepción 2 1991, 2001
Paraguay Guaraní 2 1997, 2015
Brazil Atlético Parananense 2 2000, 2005
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
Brazil Botafogo 1 1996
Ecuador ESPOLI 1 1996
Bolivia San José 1 1996
Colombia Bucaramanga 1 1998
Argentina Colón 1 1998
Uruguay Bella Vista 1 1999
Venezuela Estudiantes 1 1999
Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann 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
  • 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 Quarterfinals Number
of clubs
Clubs
 Brazil 101 21 São Paulo (13), Grêmio (12), Corinthians (11), Cruzeiro (11), Palmeiras (9), Santos (7), Internacional (6), Atlético Mineiro (5), Flamengo (5), Vasco da Gama (5), Fluminense (4), São Caetano (3), Atlético Paranaense (2), Bahia (1), Botafogo (1), Criciúma (1), Goiás (1), Guarani (1), Paraná (1), Paysandu (1), Sport (1)
 Argentina 78 15 River Plate (16), Boca Juniors (15), Vélez Sársfield (11), Estudiantes (6), Newell's Old Boys (5), Racing (5), San Lorenzo (5), Rosario Central (4), Lanús (3), Banfield (2), Independiente (2), Arsenal (1), Colón (1), Huracán (1), Tigre (1)
 Colombia 47 10 Atlético Nacional (12), América (10), Junior (6), Once Caldas (4), Deportivo Cali (3), Independiente Medellín (3), Millonarios (3), Santa Fe (3), Cúcuta Deportivo (2), Bucaramanga (1)
 Uruguay 41 7 Nacional (20), Peñarol (9), Defensor Sporting (7), Montevideo Wanderers (2), Bella Vista (1), Danubio (1), Progreso (1)
 Paraguay 36 7 Cerro Porteño (15), Olimpia (10), Libertad (6), Guaraní (2), Colegiales (1), Nacional (1), Sol de América (1)
 Ecuador 34 10 Emelec (8), Barcelona (7), LDU Quito (7), El Nacional (5), Deportivo Quito (2), Deportivo Cuenca (1), ESPOLI (1), Independiente del Valle (1), Olmedo (1), Valdez (1)
 Chile 33 6 Colo-Colo (9), Universidad Católica (9), Cobreloa (5), Universidad de Chile (5), Unión Española (3), 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 21 6 Bolivar (12), Oriente Petrolero (3), The Strongest (3), San José (1), Universitario (1), Jorge Wilstermann (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 (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 2011 Paraguay Guaraní 0 6 0 0 6 2 16 -14
1979 Venezuela Galicia 0 6 0 0 6
6 1987 Venezuela Estudiantes 0 6 0 0 6 4 17 -13
7 1985 Peru Sport Boys 0 5 0 0 5 1 14 -13
8 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
11 2007 Colombia Deportivo Pasto 0 6 0 0 6 3 14 -11
12 2007 Peru Alianza Lima 0 6 0 0 6 2 13 -11
13 1974 Chile Colo-Colo 0 6 0 0 6 3 13 -10
14 2016 Peru Melgar 0 6 0 0 0 2 12 -10
15 2002 Peru Sporting Cristal 0 6 0 0 6 5 14 -9
16 1982 Peru Municipal 0 6 0 0 6 3 12 -9
17 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 19 from 1997 to 2015.[2]

Consecutive finals[edit]

Two clubs have appeared in a record four consecutive finals:

Defending the trophy[edit]

Fifty-three tournaments have been completed as of the end of 2013. Eleven of the fifty-seven attempts to defend the trophy (19.2%) have been successful and has been accomplished by six clubs:

Of the 24 clubs to win the tournament, 18 have never defended it. Six of those clubs have won the trophy more than once and had more than one attempt to do so:

Since the start of current format in 2005, three title-holders have failed to advance past the group stage:

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 Libertadore 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, Barcelona
3 Bolivia Vladimir Soria 93 4 1986 2000 Bolívar
4 Colombia Willington Ortiz 92 19 1973 1988 Millonarios, América, 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
9 Colombia Álex Escobar 83 14 1985 2000 América, 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, 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 11 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. ^ MARCA.com (5 February 2015). "Nacional lleva 19 Libertadores consecutivas sin faltar". Marca.com. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ever Almeida's matches in Copa Libertadores". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  4. ^ (Spanish) Ases del Mundo: Alberto Spencer
  5. ^ "CRUZEIRO CAMPEÓN". Conmebol.com. 2010. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Alianza - Estudiantes: Rápido, histórico y letal". Dechalaca.com. 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 

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