1965 Intercontinental Cup

The 1965 Intercontinental Cup was an association football tie held over two legs in September 1965 between the winners of the 1964–65 European Cup Inter Milan and Independiente, winners of the 1965 Copa Libertadores, premier competitions in European and South American club football. This was a rematch of the previous year's edition.

1965 Intercontinental Cup
EventIntercontinental Cup
Inter Milan won 3–1 on points
First leg
Date8 September 1965 (1965-09-08)
VenueSan Siro, Milan
RefereeRudolf Kreitlein (West Germany)
Second leg
Date15 September 1965 (1965-09-15)
VenueLa Doble Visera, Avellaneda
RefereeArturo Yamasaki (Peru)

The first leg was held on 8 September 1965 at San Siro, home of Inter, who won the match 3–0, with goals from Joaquín Peiró and Sandro Mazzola. La Doble Visera hosted the return leg 7 days later on 15 September 1965, and ended in a goalless draw. Inter thus won the Intercontinental Cup for the second year in a row.

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous finals app.
  Inter Milan 1964–65 European Cup champion 1964
  Independiente 1965 Copa Libertadores champion 1964


San Siro (left) and Independiente Stadium, venues for the series

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Inter Milan  3–0  Independiente
Attendance: 75,000
Referee: Rudolf Kreitlein (West Germany)

Inter Milan

Second legEdit

Second leg
Independiente  0–0  Inter Milan
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Arturo Yamasaki (Peru)
Inter Milan