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1996 Intercontinental Cup

1996 Intercontinental Cup
Date 26 November 1996
Venue National Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the Match Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)
Referee Márcio Rezende de Freitas (Brazil)
Attendance 48,305

The 1996 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on November 26, 1996 between Juventus, winners of the 1995-96 UEFA Champions League, and River Plate, winners of the 1996 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the National Stadium in Tokyo. It was Juventus' third appearance into the competition, after the defeat in 1973 and the victory in 1985 against Argentinos Juniors, whereas it was River Plate's second appearance after the victory in 1986 against Steaua Bucharest.
Alessandro Del Piero was named as man of the match and got the only goal of the game when he shot right footed to the top of the net in the 81st minute.[1]

Match details

26 November 1996
19:15 UTC+9
Juventus 1–0 River Plate
Del Piero Goal 81' Report
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 48,305
Referee: Márcio Rezende de Freitas (Brazil)
River Plate
GK 1 Angelo Peruzzi
DF 3 Moreno Torricelli Booked 82'
DF 2 Ciro Ferrara
DF 4 Paolo Montero Booked 51'
DF 5 Sergio Porrini Booked 67'
MF 7 Angelo Di Livio
MF 14 Didier Deschamps
MF 21 Zinédine Zidane Booked 84' Substituted off 90'
MF 18 Vladimir Jugović Booked 50'
FW 10 Alessandro Del Piero Man of the match
FW 9 Alen Bokšić
GK 12 Michelangelo Rampulla
DF 13 Mark Iuliano
MF 19 Attilio Lombardo
MF 20 Alessio Tacchinardi Substituted in 90'
MF 26 Raffaele Ametrano
FW 11 Michele Padovano
FW 15 Christian Vieri
Marcello Lippi
GK 1 Roberto Bonano
DF 4 Hernán Díaz
DF 2 Celso Ayala
DF 6 Eduardo Berizzo
DF 3 Juan Pablo Sorín
MF 8 Roberto Monserrat
MF 5 Leonardo Astrada Booked 38'
MF 11 Sergio Berti Substituted off 74'
MF 9 Enzo Francescoli
FW 10 Ariel Ortega
FW 7 Julio Cruz Substituted off 83'
GK 12 Germán Burgos
DF 13 Guillermo Rivarola
MF 14 Marcelo Escudero
MF 16 Leonel Gancedo Substituted in 74'
MF 15 Marcelo Gallardo
FW 17 Ramón Medina Bello
FW 18 Marcelo Salas Substituted in 83'
Ramón Díaz

Man of the Match:
Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus)

See also


  1. ^ "Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Archived from the original on 14 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-05. 
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