1966 Intercontinental Cup

The 1966 Intercontinental Cup was the two-legged tie to define the champion of the Intercontinental Cup. It was contested by Uruguayan club Peñarol and Spanish Real Madrid, which met again after their first encounter in 1960.

1966 Intercontinental Cup
EventIntercontinental Cup
Peñarol won 4–0 on points
First leg
Date12 October 1966 (1966-10-12)
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
RefereeClaudio Vicuña (Chile)
Second leg
Date26 October 1966 (1966-10-26)
VenueSantiago Bernabéu, Madrid
RefereeConcetto Lo Bello (Italy)

In the first match, held in Estadio Centenario, Peñarol beat Real Madrid 2–0. The second leg, held at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, saw the Aurinegro team defeat the Spanish side again, by the same scoreline. Therefore, Peñarol won the series 4–0 on points, achieving their second Intercontinental Cup trophy.[1][2]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous finals app.
  Peñarol 1966 Copa Libertadores champion 1960, 1961
  Real Madrid 1965–66 European Cup champion 1960

Bold indicates winning years


Estadio Centenario (left) and Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, venues for the series

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Peñarol  2–0  Real Madrid
  • Spencer   39', 74'
Attendance: 58,324
Referee: Claudio Vicuña (Chile)

Second legEdit

Second leg
Real Madrid  0–2  Peñarol
Attendance: 71,063

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Osvaldo José Gorgazzi (8 July 2000). "Intercontinental Club Cup 1966". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  2. ^ Peñarol conmemora su épica conquista on Conmebol, 26 Oct 2016