1985 | The first major sponsor was Toyota, who signed a ten-year contract with CONMEBOL from 1997. 1967 | [2][3] Argentina used an analogous method only once in 1992. 11/03/2020 . The first was in 1977 in which Boca earned their first victory against defending champions Cruzeiro. From 1988 onwards, two-legged ties were decided on points, followed by goal difference, with an immediate penalty shootout if the tie was level on aggregate after full-time in the second leg. Olimpia of Paraguay became the first team outside of those nations to win the Copa Libertadores when they triumphed in 1979. [92][93] The current match ball for the Copa Libertadores is the Merlin Libertadores. The reign of Los Diablos Rojos finally ended in 1976 when they were defeated by fellow Argentine club River Plate in the second phase in a dramatic playoff for a place in the finals. 1964 | The current tournament features 47 clubs competing over a six- to eight-month period. In the 1996 season, figures such as Hernán Crespo, Matías Almeyda and Enzo Francescoli helped River Plate secure its second title after defeating América de Cali in a rematch of the 1986 final. April bis 2. In der Saison 2016 nahmen insgesamt 38 Mannschaften teil, 35 aus den zehn Mitgliedsverbänden der CONMEBOL, darunter Titelverteidiger River Plate aus Argentinien, der Sieger der Copa Sudamericana 2015 Independiente Santa Feaus Kolumbien, sowie drei aus Mexiko. Led by Carlos Bianchi, the Virrey, along with outstanding players like Mauricio Serna, Jorge Bermúdez, Óscar Córdoba, Juan Roman Riquelme, and Martín Palermo, among others, revitalized the club to establish it among the world's best. RESULTADOS DE LOS OCTAVOS DE FINAL COPA LIBERTADORES 2016 IDA VUELTA GLOBAL ----- Me ayudaria mucho Apoyame con tu Suscripción ! 1996 | Die Hinspiele fanden am 7. und 8. 1982 | Another team rose from the Pacific, as had Cobreloa. Lediglich im Finale gibt es bei unentschiedenem Spielstand nach 90 Minuten vor dem Elfmeterschießen noch eine Verlängerung. [3] From 1960 to 1987, two-legged ties were decided on points (teams would be awarded 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a loss), without taking goal difference into consideration. Like their predecessors from the late 1970s however, Boca Juniors would fall short of winning three consecutive titles. August 2014 mit dem Finalrückspiel. Best images from the firtst Libertadores night at La Bombonera in 2020. 2014 | 1963 | [4][55] Cruz Azul became the first ever Mexican club to reach the final and win a final leg after great performances against River Plate and an inspired Rosario Central. In 2000 the tournament was expanded from 20 to 32 teams. Led by Yugoslavian coach Mirko Jozić, the Chilean squad beat the defending champion 3–0. 1961 | 1 Racing Club - 1 Flamengo. The winners of the previous season's Copa Libertadores are given an additional entry if they do not qualify for the tournament through their domestic performance; however, if the title holders qualify for the tournament through their domestic performance, an additional entry is granted to the next eligible team, "replacing" the titleholder. The Copa Libertadores did not receive international attention until its third edition, when the sublime football of a Santos team led by Pelé, considered by some the best club team of all time, earned worldwide admiration. The pedestal, which contains badges from every winner of the competition, is made of hardwood plywood. The first goal in Copa Libertadores history was scored by Carlos Borges of Peñarol. Because Europe and South America are considered the strongest centers of the sport, the champions of those continents enter the tournament at the semifinal stage. 1997 | [78] Similarly, after their triumph in the 2010 Copa do Brasil, several Santos players made it known that they wished to stay at the club and participate in the 2011 Copa Libertadores, despite having multimillion-dollar contracts lined up for them at clubs participating in the UEFA Champions League, such as Chelsea of England and Lyon of France. [1][2], In the present format, the tournament consists of eight stages, with the first stage taking place in late January. Most teams qualify for the Copa Libertadores by winning half-year tournaments called the Apertura and Clausura tournaments or by finishing among the top teams in their championship. Das Turnier begann am 5. On October 8th 1958, João Havelange announced, at a UEFA meeting he attended as an invitee, the creation of Copa de Campeones de America (American Champions Cup, renamed in 1965 as Copa Libertadores), as a South American equivalent of the European Cup, so that the champion clubs of both continental confederations could decide "the best club team of the world" in the Intercontinental Cup. 2006 | [22][23][24][25] The pincharratas won their first title in 1968 by defeating Palmeiras. [1] In 1948, the South American Championship of Champions (Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano de Campeones), the most direct precursor to the Copa Libertadores, was played and organized by Chilean club Colo-Colo after years of planning and organization. Estudiantes de La Plata, led by Juan Sebastián Verón, won their fourth title 39 long years after the successful generation of the 1960s (led by Juan Sebastián's father, Juan Ramón). [42] The 1989 edition also had another significant first: it was the first-ever time that no club from Argentina, Uruguay, or Brazil managed to reach the final. 2003 | The badges show the season, the full name of the winning club, and the city and nation from which the champions hail. In 1975, Unión Española also failed to dethrone the champions in the finals after losing the playoff 2–0. 1984 | [41] Goalkeeper René Higuita cemented his legendary status with an outstanding performance as he stopped four of the nine Paraguayan kicks and scored one himself. The cup has been won by 24 clubs, 13 of them more than once, and six clubs have won two years in a row. In 1998, Mexican teams were invited to compete and contested regularly from 2000 until 2016. [3], Peru, Uruguay and Mexico formerly used a second tournament to decide qualification for the Libertadores (the "Liguilla Pre-Libertadores" between 1992 and 1997, the "Liguilla Pre-Libertadores de América" since 1974 to 2009, and the InterLiga from 2004 to 2010, respectively). It was won by Peñarol, who defeated Jorge Wilstermann 7–1. Unlike most other competitions around the world, the Copa Libertadores historically did not use extra time, or away goals. 1975 | [37] After the frustrations of 1966 and 1976, River Plate reached a third final in 1986 and were crowned champions for the first time ever after winning both legs of the final series against America de Cali, 2–1 at the Estadio Pascual Guerrero and 1–0 at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti. Boca Juniors and Santos would eventually meet in a rematch of the 1963 final; Boca avenged the 1963 loss by defeating Santos in both legs of the final. Because Estadio Atanasio Girardot, their home stadium, did not have the minimum capacity CONMEBOL required to host a final, the second leg was played in Bogota's El Campín with the match ending 2–0 in favor of Atletico Nacional. Seven teams participated: Bahia of Brazil, Jorge Wilstermann of Bolivia, Millonarios of Colombia, Olimpia of Paraguay, Peñarol of Uruguay, San Lorenzo of Argentina and Universidad de Chile. The cup of 1997 pitted Cruzeiro against Peruvian club Sporting Cristal. [8][9] On March 5, 1959, at the 24th South American Congress held in Buenos Aires, the competition was ratified by the International Affairs Committee. The first stage involves 12 clubs in a series of two-legged knockout ties. [3], Independiente of Argentina is the most successful club in the cup's history, having won the tournament seven times. Dort bezwang Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro aus Argentinien Club Nacional aus Paraguay und gewann erstmals die Copa Libertadores. They successfully defended the title in 1969 and 1970 against Nacional and Peñarol, respectively. Gabigol, Flamengo's hero in photos. Boca Juniors once again found talent in their ranks to fill the gap left by the very successful group of 2000–2001 (with upcoming stars Rolando Schiavi, Roberto Abbondanzieri and Carlos Tevez). Today, the current trophy is the third in the history of the competition. Boca reached their fourth final in five tournaments in 2004 but was beaten by surprise-outfit Once Caldas of Colombia, ending Boca's dream generation. [3] In 2008, the finals became an exception to the away goals rule and employed extra time. Goal difference would only come into play if the third match was drawn. Grupo Santander, one of the largest banks in the world, became the sponsor of the Copa Libertadores, and thus the official name changed to Copa Santander Libertadores. Other clubs from nations with Pacific coastlines to have won the competition are Colo-Colo of Chile in 1991, Once Caldas of Colombia in 2004, and LDU Quito of Ecuador in 2008. Die Hinspiele fanden am 28. bis 30. [87] Movistar+ broadcasts live Copa Libertadores matches in Spain. [3] The six survivors join 26 clubs in the second stage, in which they are divided into eight groups of four.