1974 Intercontinental Cup

The 1974 Intercontinental Cup was an association football tie held over two legs in March and April 1975 between Independiente, winners of the 1974 Copa Libertadores, and the runners up of the 1973–74 European Cup, Atlético Madrid, as the winners Bayern Munich declined to participate.[1]

1974 Intercontinental Cup
on aggregate
First leg
Date12 March 1975
VenueEstadio de Independiente, Avellaneda
RefereeCharles Corver (Netherlands)
Attendance60,000
Second leg
Date10 April 1975
VenueVicente Calderón, Madrid
RefereeCarlos Robles (Chile)
Attendance65,000
1973
1976

The first leg was held on 12 March 1975 at the Estadio Libertadores de América, then known as the Estadio de Independiente or La Doble Visera, home of Independiente. The match finished up as a 1–0 victory for the local team, with a goal scored by Agustín Balbuena in the 34th minute.[2]

Vicente Calderón Stadium hosted the return leg on 10 April 1975. Atlético Madrid won the second leg 2–0. The goals came from Javier Irureta in the 23rd and Rubén Ayala in the 85th minute. Atlético Madrid won 2–1 on aggregate,[3][4] and became the only team to win the Intercontinental Cup without winning a continental championship.

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Independiente
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atlético Madrid
GK 1   José A. Pérez
DF 4   Eduardo Commisso
DF 2   Miguel A. López
MF 6   Francisco Sá (c)
DF 3   Ricardo Pavoni
MF 8   Aldo Rodríguez   57'
MF 5   Rubén Galván
MF 10   Ricardo Bochini
FW 7   Agustín Balbuena
FW 9   Percy Rojas
FW 11   Daniel Bertoni   83'
Substitutes:
DF   Alejandro Semenewicz   57'
FW   Luis Giribet   83'
Manager:
  Roberto Ferreiro
GK 1   Miguel Reina
DF 2   Francisco Delgado Melo (c)
DF 3   Ramón Heredia
DF 4   Domingo Benegas
DF 5   José Luis Capón
MF 6   Eusebio Bejarano
MF 7   Alberto Fernández   46'
MF 8   Adelardo
FW 9   Javier Irureta
FW 10   José Eulogio Gárate
FW 11   Rubén Ayala
Substitutes:
MF   Heraldo Bezerra   46'
Manager:
  Luis Aragonés

Second legEdit

Atlético Madrid  2–0  Independiente
Report
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atlético Madrid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Independiente
GK 1   José Pacheco
DF 2   Francisco Delgado Melo
DF 3   Ramón Heredia
DF 4   Francisco Aguilar (c)
DF 5   José Luis Capón
MF 6   Eusebio Bejarano
MF 7   Alberto Fernández   27'
MF 8   Adelardo
FW 9   Javier Irureta
FW 10   José Eulogio Gárate
FW 11   Rubén Ayala
Substitutes:
MF   Ignacio Salcedo   27'
Manager:
  Luis Aragonés
GK 1   José A. Pérez
DF 4   Eduardo Commisso (c)
DF 2   Miguel A. López
MF 6   Osvaldo Carrica
DF 3   Ricardo Pavoni
MF 8   Hugo Saggiorato
MF 5   Rubén Galván
MF 10   Ricardo Bochini
FW 7   Agustín Balbuena
FW 9   Percy Rojas   62'
FW 11   Daniel Bertoni
Substitutes:
DF   Aldo Rodríguez   62'
Manager:
  Roberto Ferreiro

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aquella Intercontinental del Atlético by Alfredo Relaño on El País, 21 Dec 2014
  2. ^ Intercontinental Club Cup 1974 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi on the RSSSF
  3. ^ Copa Intercontinental 1974, 30 May 2016
  4. ^ La Copa Intercontinental, el título más grande del Calderón by Iván Fuente, Marca, (Archive, 12 Apr 2017)