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1975 Copa América Finals

The 1975 Copa América Final was the final match to determine the Copa América champion. The first leg was held in Estadio El Campín of Bogotá on October 16, the second leg in Estadio Nacional of Lima on October 22, and the playoff match in Estadio Olímpico of Caracas on 28 October.

1975 Copa América Finals
Event1975 Copa América
As both teams finished tied on points, Perú won the playoff 1–0
First leg
Date16 October 1975
VenueEl Campín, Bogotá
RefereeMiguel Comesaña (Argentina)
Attendance50,000
Second leg
Date22 October 1975
VenueEstadio Nacional, Lima
RefereeJuan Silvagno (Chile)
Play-off
Date28 October 1975
VenueEstadio Olímpico, Caracas
RefereeRamón Barreto (Uruguay)
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The final was played in a two-legged tie system, the team earning more points would be the champion. A tie on points was resolved in a play-off match to be played at a neutral venue. It happened when Peru and Colombia each won a match.[1] Peru would defeat Colombia, 1–0. It was their second title.[2] Hugo Sotil of FC Barcelona scored the goal.[1]

VenuesEdit

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

Colombia  1–0  Peru
Castro   38'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Miguel Comesaña (Argentina)
GK Pedro Zape
DF Arturo Segovia
DF José Zárate
DF Miguel A. Escobar
DF Óscar Bolaño
MF Diego Umaña
MF Oswaldo Calero
MF Eduardo Retat
MF Carlos Rendón  
FW Hugo Lóndero
FW Ponciano Castro
Substitutions:
FW José E. Díaz  
Manager:
  Efraín Sánchez
GK Ottorino Sartor
DF Eleazar Soria
DF Julio Meléndez
DF Héctor Chumpitaz
DF Rubén Díaz
MF Alfredo Quesada
MF Santiago Ojeda
MF Percy Rojas
FW Gerónimo Barbadillo
FW Oswaldo Ramírez
FW Juan Carlos Oblitas
Substitutions:
None
Manager:
  Marcos Calderón

Second legEdit

Peru  2–0  Colombia
Oblitas   18'
Ramírez   44'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Juan Silvagno (Chile)
GK Ottorino Sartor
DF Eleazar Soria
DF Julio Meléndez
DF Héctor Chumpitaz
DF Rubén T. Díaz
MF Alfredo Quesada
MF Santiago Ojeda
MF Percy Rojas
FW Gerónimo Barbadillo  
FW Oswaldo Ramírez
FW Juan C. Oblitas
Substitutions:
MF Pedro Ruiz  
Manager:
  Calderón
GK Pedro Zape
DF Arturo Segovia
DF José Zárate
DF Miguel A. Escobar
DF Óscar Bolaño
MF Diego Umaña
MF Oswaldo Calero
MF Eduardo Retat
MF Jairo Arboleda
FW Hugo Lóndero
FW Ponciano Castro
Substitutions:
None
Manager:
  Efraín Sánchez

Play-offEdit

Peru  1–0  Colombia
Sotil   25'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Ramón Barreto (Uruguay)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia
GK Ottorino Sartor
DF Eleazar Soria
DF Julio Meléndez
DF Héctor Chumpitaz
DF Rubén T. Díaz
MF Alfredo Quesada
MF Santiago Ojeda
MF Percy Rojas  
FW Teófilo Cubillas
FW Hugo Sotil
FW Juan C. Oblitas
Substitutions:
FW Oswaldo Ramírez  
Manager:
  Marcos Calderón
GK Pedro Zape
DF Arturo Segovia
DF José Zárate
DF Miguel A. Escobar
DF Óscar Bolaño
MF Willington Ortiz
MF Diego Umaña  
MF Oswaldo Calero
MF Víctor Campaz
FW Jairo Arboleda
FW José E. Díaz  
Substitutions:
MF Eduardo Retat  
FW Ponciano Castro  
Manager:
  Efraín Sánchez

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hace 42 años: Perú campeón de Copa América by Eddie Fleischman on 28 Oct 2017
  2. ^ Copa América 1975 by Martín Tabeira on the RSSSF
  3. ^ a b c Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness publishing. p. 566. ISBN 0-85112-954-4.