1968 Intercontinental Supercup

The 1968 Intercontinental Supercup was the first edition of the Intercontinental Supercup, a matchup between the European and South American past winners of the Intercontinental Cup. The two-legged tie was contested between Italian club Inter Milan and Brazilian club Santos. The first match-up between Internazionale and Santos ended with the Santásticos beating Inter 1-0 at Milan's San Siro. A second leg was programmed to be disputed but Inter rejected to participate any further. Santos were declared the winners.

1968 Intercontinental Supercup
First leg
Date24 June 1969
VenueSan Siro, Milan
RefereeJosé Ortiz de Mendibil (Spain)
Second leg
Date(Not played)

Participating clubsEdit

Club Eligible for
  Real Madrid Winner of the 1960 Intercontinental Cup
  Inter Winner of the 1964, 1965 Intercontinental Cup
  Peñarol Winner of the 1961, 1966 Intercontinental Cup
  Santos Winner of the 1962, 1963 Intercontinental Cup
  Racing Winner of the 1967 Intercontinental Cup

South American zone qualifiersEdit

This South American zone tournament was contested between November 13, 1968, and May 22, 1969, between Peñarol, Santos, and Racing, the three South American winners of the Intercontinental Cup to date. Santos won the group and qualified to the final stage.[1]


Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Santos 4 3 0 1 6 5 +1 6
  Peñarol 4 2 1 1 7 2 +5 5
  Racing 4 0 1 3 3 9 −6 1


European zone qualifiersEdit

As the only two European winners of the Intercontinental Cup, Inter and Real Madrid were eligible for the competition. However, Real Madrid withdrew from the tournament, leaving Inter to face the South American zone winner.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
  Inter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advanced to Intercontinental Supercup
  Real Madrid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew


First leg
Inter  0 – 1  Santos
Toninho Guerreiro   57'
Attendance: 44,774
Referee: José Ortiz de Mendibil (Spain)
GK   Ivano Bordon
DF   Tarcisio Burgnich
DF   Cesare Poli
MF   Gianfranco Bedin
MF   Aristide Guarneri
MF   Giancarlo Cella
FW   Jair
FW   Sandro Mazzola
FW   Angelo Domenghini
FW   Mario Corso
FW   Giovanni Vastola
  Mario Neri
GK   Cláudio   14'
RB   Carlos Alberto Torres
CB   José Ramos Delgado
CB   Djalma Dias
LB   Rildo
MF   Clodoaldo
MF   Negreiros
FW   Toninho Guerreiro
FW   Edu
FW   Pelé
FW   Abel
GK   Laércio   14'
Second leg

Inter withdrew from the second leg. Santos was declared the winner.


See alsoEdit


  • Gorgazzi, Osvaldo José; Pierrend, José Luis; Reis, Santiago (3 May 1999). "Recopa Intercontinental". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 8 February 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.
  1. ^ Gorgazzi, Osvaldo José; Pierrend, José Luis; Reis, Santiago (June 23, 1999). "Recopa Sudamericana 1968". RSSSF. Retrieved September 1, 2011.

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