1970 Copa Argentina Final

The 1970 Copa Argentina Finals were the final two-legged tie that decided the champion of the 1970 Copa Argentina. The finals were contested in two-legged home-and-away format between San Lorenzo and Vélez Sársfield. The first leg was played in Atlanta Stadium of Villa Crespo, finishing in a 2-2 tie.

1970 Copa Argentina Finals
Atlanta estadio vista.jpg
Atlanta Stadium, venue of the series
Event1970 Copa Argentina
First leg
DateMarch 3, 1971
VenueAtlanta Stadium, Villa Crespo, Buenos Aires
RefereeJuan F. Álvarez
Second leg
Date(Not played)

The second leg was never played so the tournament was unfinished and neither San Lorenzo nor Velez Sarsfield were declared champion.[1] The champion was supposed to qualify to Copa Ganadores de Copa but this never happened[2]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals app.
  San Lorenzo None
  Vélez Sársfield None

Road to the finalEdit

  San Lorenzo Round   Vélez Sársfield
Opponent Venue Score Opponent Venue Score
  Unión (SF)
(won 3–2 on aggregate)
Away 2–2 Round of 32   Argentinos del Norte
(tied 2–2 on aggregate, won on penalties)
Away 0–1
Home 1–0 Home 2–1 (4–3 p)
(won 4–1 on aggregate)
Away 0-0 Round of 16   Instituto
(won 2-0 on aggregate)
Away 0-0
Home 4-1 Home 2-0
  Rosario Central
(won 4–2 on aggregate)
Away 1-2 Quarterfinals   Chacarita Juniors
(won 3-1 on aggregate)
Away 1-0
Home 3-0 Home 2-1
  All Boys (Santa Rosa)
(won 4–2 on aggregate)
Away 1-1 Semifinals   Racing
(won 6-4 on aggregate)
Away 3-2
Home 3-1 Home 3-2

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

First leg
San Lorenzo  2–2  Vélez Sársfield
Ayala   1'
Gónzalez   6'
Report Benitto   50'
Mecca   52'
Referee: Juan Álvarez
San Lorenzo
Vélez Sarsfield

Second legEdit

Second leg
San Lorenzo  (cancelled)  Vélez Sársfield

As the second leg was never played, no team was awarded the title.


  1. ^ Copa Argentina 1970: la final inconclusa on LT10, 10 Dec 2017
  2. ^ "1970 Copa Argentina".