1965 Copa Libertadores Finals

The 1965 Copa Libertadores Finals was a football series between Argentine team Independiente and Uruguayan team Peñarol on 6 and 12 April of that same year. It was the sixth final of South America's most prestigious football competition, the Copa Libertadores.

1965 Copa de Campeones Finals
Event1965 Copa de Campeones de América
2–2 on points
Independiente won after a play-off
First leg
Date9 April 1965
VenueIndependiente, Avellaneda
RefereeArturo Yamasaki (Peru)
Attendance45,000
Second leg
Date12 April 1965
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
RefereeArturo Yamasaki (Peru)
Attendance45,000
Play-off
Date15 April 1965 (1965-04-15)
VenueEstadio Nacional, Santiago
RefereeArturo Yamasaki (Peru)
Attendance40,000
1964
1966

After both teams won one match each, a playoff was played on 15 April, being won by Independiente by 4–1 at Estadio Nacional in Santiago de Chile.[1] Therefore the Diablos Rojos won their 2nd Copa Libertadores title.[2]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals appearances (bold indicates winners)
  Independiente 1964
  Peñarol 1960, 1961, 1962

VenuesEdit

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Independiente  1–0  Peñarol
Bernao   83' Report
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Yamasaki (Peru)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Independiente
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peñarol

Second legEdit

Peñarol  3–1  Independiente
Gonçalves   14'
Reznik   43'
Rocha   46'
De la Mata, Jr.   88'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Yamasaki (Peru)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peñarol
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Independiente

PlayoffEdit

Playoff
Independiente  4–1  Peñarol
Pérez   10' (o.g.)
Bernao   27'
Avallay   33'
Mura   82'
Report Joya   44'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Yamasaki (Peru)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Independiente
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peñarol

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1965. Independiente: campeón de América ¡Otra vez!, El Gráfico, 20 Apr 2020
  2. ^ Copa Libertadores 1964 by José Luis Pierrend, John Beuker, Pablo Ciullini and Osvaldo José Gorgazzi on RSSSF