1972 Copa Libertadores finals

The 1972 Copa Libertadores de América finals was the final two-legged tie to determine the champion of the 1972 edition of Copa Libertadores. It was contested by Argentine club Independiente and Peruvian club Universitario. The first leg of the tie was played on May 17 at Estadio Nacional in Lima with the second leg played on May 24 at Estadio de Independiente in Avellaneda.

1972 Copa Libertadores finals
José Pastoriza (left) and Ricardo Pavoni with the Cup
Event1972 Copa Libertadores de América
Independiente won 2-1 on aggregate
First leg
DateMay 17, 1972
VenueEstadio Nacional, Lima
RefereeArmando Marques (Brazil)
Second leg
DateMay 24, 1972
VenueLa Doble Visera, Avellaneda
RefereeJosé Favilli Neto (Brazil)

Independiente won 2-1 on aggregate,[1] achieving its third Copa Libertadores title.[2][3]

Qualified teams edit

Team Previous finals app.
  Universitario None
  Independiente 1964, 1965
  • Bold indicates winning years

Venues edit

Match details edit

First leg edit

First leg
Universitario  0–0  Independiente
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Marques (Brazil)

Second leg edit

Second leg
Independiente  2–1  Universitario
Maglioni   6'   61' Rojas   79'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Favilli Neto (Brazil)

References edit

  1. ^ Copa Libertadores 1972 by Pablo Ciullini and Karel Stokkermans on the RSSSF
  2. ^ Independiente, campeón 1972 Archived 2021-01-31 at the Wayback Machine on Cuyo Noticiasm, 24 May 2017
  3. ^ A 48 años de la tercera Libertadores Archived 2021-08-04 at the Wayback Machine by Martin Mouro, 24 May 2020