1947 Copa Aldao

The 1947 Copa Aldao was the final match to decide the winner of the Copa Aldao, the 17th. edition of the international competition organised by the Argentine and Uruguayan Associations together.[1] The final was contested by Uruguayan club Nacional and Argentine side River Plate.[2][3]

1947 Copa Aldao
EventCopa Aldao
River Plate won 4–0 on points
First leg
DateNovember 19, 1947
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
RefereeLuis A. Fernández (Uruguay)
Second leg
DateNovember 22, 1947
VenueSan Lorenzo, Buenos Aires
RefereeLeopoldo Amoroso (Argentina)
1945
1957

In the first match, played at played at Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, River Plate won 4–3 while in the second leg, held in San Lorenzo de Almagro Stadium, River beat Nacional again 3–1. Thus, River Plate won the series and set a record of five Copa Aldao won over six editions contested.[4]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous final app.
  River Plate 1947 Argentine Primera División champion 1936, 1937, 1941, 1945
  Nacional 1947 Uruguayan Primera División champion 1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942
  • Bold indicates winning years

VenuesEdit

Centenario (left) and San Lorenzo de Almagro Stadiums, venues for the series

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Nacional  3–4  River Plate
J.García   24'
W. Gómez   49'79'
Report Labruna   29'62'67'
Di Stéfano   61'
Referee: Luis A. Fernández (Uruguay)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nacional
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Plate

Second legEdit

Second leg
River Plate  3–1  Nacional
Reyes   6'68'88' Report W. Gómez   44'
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Leopoldo Amoroso (Argentina)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Plate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nacional

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Se mira y no se toca by Damián Didonato on Un Caño
  2. ^ Copa Aldao overview by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on the RSSSF
  3. ^ El historial entre River y Nacional by Nicolás Mirelman on As, 10 Dec 2020
  4. ^ "Copas Interligas 1947" by José Carluccio, 28 April 2009