1967 Copa Libertadores Finals

The 1967 Copa Libertadores Finals were the two-legged final that decided the winner of the 1967 Copa Libertadores, the 8th edition of the Copa Libertadores de América, South America's premier international club football tournament organized by CONMEBOL.

1967 Copa Libertadores Finals
Event1967 Copa Libertadores
2–2 on points
Racing won after a play-off
First leg
Date15 August 1967
VenueRacing, Avellaneda
RefereeCésar Orozco (Peru)
Attendance55,000
Second leg
Date25 August 1967
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
RefereeCésar Orozco (Peru)
Attendance60,000
Play-off
Date29 August 1967 (1967-08-29)
VenueEstadio Nacional, Santiago
Attendance50,000
WeatherRodolfo Pérez Osorio (Paraguay)
1966
1968

The finals were contested in two-legged home-and-away format between Argentine team Racing Club de Avellaneda and Uruguayan team Nacional. The first leg was hosted by Racing at Estadio Presidente Perón of Avellaneda on 15 August 1967, while the second leg was played at Estadio Centenario in Montevideo on 25 August 1967.[1]

After both games were drawn, a third game was hosted at Estadio Nacional in Santiago de Chile on 29 August 1967. Racing beat Nacional by 2–1 therefore winning their 1st. Copa Libertadores title.[2]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals appearances (bold indicates winners)
  Racing None
  Nacional 1964

StadiumsEdit

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Racing  0–0  Nacional
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: César Orozco (Peru)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Racing
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nacional

Second legEdit

Second leg
Nacional  0–0  Racing
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: César Orozco (Peru)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nacional
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Racing

PlayoffEdit

Playoff
Racing  2–1  Nacional
Cardoso   14'
Raffo   43'
Viera   79'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Rodolfo Pérez Osorio (Paraguay)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Racing
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nacional

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Racing ganó su primera y única Libertadores con el gran "Equipo de José", Infobae, 28 August 2012
  2. ^ 1967 Copa Libertadores de América by José Luis Pierrend, John Beuker, Pablo Ciullini and Karel Stokkermans on RSSSF.com