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1971 Copa Libertadores

 

1971 Copa Libertadores

1971 Copa Libertadores
1971 Copa Libertadores de América
1971 Copa Libertadores da América
Tournament details
Dates February 13 - June 9
Teams 21 (from 10 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay Nacional (1st title)
Runners-up Argentina Estudiantes
Tournament statistics
Matches played 75
Goals scored 195 (2.6 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Luis Artime (10 goals)
1970
1972

The Copa Libertadores 1971 was the 12th edition of the Copa Libertadores, CONMEBOL's annual international club tournament. Nacional won the competition.

The participating teams were divided into five groups, in which teams of the same country were placed in the same group. Each country was represented by two teams. The countries were paired as follows:

  • Group 1: Argentina
  • Group 2: Uruguay*
  • Group 3: Venezuela
  • Group 4: Paraguay
  • Group 5: Ecuador

First phase

Group 1

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Peru Universitario 9 6 3 3 0 8 4 4
Argentina Rosario Central 7 6 3 1 2 11 8 3
Argentina Boca Juniors 4 6 1 2 3 4 5 -1
Peru Sporting Cristal 4 6 1 2 3 5 11 -6

Group 2

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Nacional 11 6 5 1 0 14 2 12
Peñarol 7 6 3 1 2 14 6 8
Chaco Petrolero 3 6 1 1 4 5 9 -4
The Strongest 3 6 1 1 4 5 21 -16

Group 3

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Palmeiras 10 6 5 0 1 13 5 8
Fluminense 8 6 4 0 2 16 6 10
Deportivo Italia 5 6 2 1 3 7 15 -7
Deportivo Galicia 1 6 0 1 5 9 19 -10

Group 4

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Unión Española 7 6 2 3 1 7 6 1
Colo-Colo 6 6 2 2 2 6 7 -1
Cerro Porteño 6 6 1 4 1 5 5 0
Guaraní 5 6 1 3 2 9 9 0

Group 5

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Barcelona 7 6 3 1 2 8 6 2
Emelec 7 6 2 3 1 6 4 2
Deportivo Cali 6 6 3 0 3 5 5 0
Junior 4 6 1 2 3 4 9 -5

Second phase

Group 1

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Nacional 7 4 3 1 0 9 1 8
Palmeiras 4 4 2 0 2 6 7 -1
Universitario 1 4 0 1 3 1 8 -9

Group 2

Teams PTS PJ PG PE PP GF GC GD
Estudiantes 6 4 3 0 1 4 2 2
Barcelona 4 4 2 0 2 3 4 -1
Unión Española 2 4 1 0 3 4 5 -1

Final

May 26, 1971
Estudiantes Argentina 1 – 0 Uruguay Nacional


June 2, 1971
Nacional Uruguay 1 – 0 Argentina Estudiantes


Replay match at Estadio Nacional (Lima, Peru)

June 9, 1971
Nacional Uruguay 2 – 0 Argentina Estudiantes

Champion

Copa Libertadores
1971 Champions
Uruguay
Nacional
First Title

External links

  • Match results at CONMEBOL's website (In Spanish)
    • In English
  • Match result at RSSSF's website
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