1983 Copa América Finals

The 1983 Copa América Final was the final match to determine the Copa América champion. The first leg was held on October 27 in Estadio Centenario of Montevideo, while the second leg was played on November 4 at Estádio Fonte Nova of Salvador.

1983 Copa América Finals
Uruguay won 3–1 on points
First leg
DateOctober 27, 1983
VenueEstadio Centenario, Montevideo
RefereeHéctor Ortiz (Paraguay)
Attendance65,000
Second leg
DateNovember 4, 1983
VenueEstádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
RefereeEdison Pérez (Peru)
Attendance95,000
1979
1987

The final was played in the two-legged tie system, with the team earning more points being the champion. Uruguay was crowned champion after winning the first match and tied the second, achieving its 12th. title.[1]

VenuesEdit

Match detailsEdit

First legEdit

  Uruguay2–0  Brazil
Francescoli   41'
Diogo   80'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
GK 1 Rodolfo Rodríguez
RB 14 Víctor Diogo
CB 3 Nelson Gutiérrez
CB 13 Eduardo Acevedo
LB 5 Nelson Agresta
CM 6 Washington González
CM 8 Jorge Barrios
CM 11 Wilmar Cabrera
RW 16 Carlos Aguilera   85'
CF 24 Enzo Francescoli
LW 7 Luis A. Acosta   75'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Venancio Ramos   75'
MF 18 Miguel Bossio   85'
Manager:
  Omar Borrás
GK 1 Leão
RB 2 Leandro
CB 3 Márcio
CB 4 Mozer
LB 6 Júnior
CM 16 China   60'
CM 11 Jorginho
CM 17 Renato Frederico
RW 7 Renato Gaúcho
CF 9 Roberto Dinamite
LW 19 Éder
Substitutions:
MF 10 Tita   60'
Manager:
  Parreira

Second legEdit

  Brazil1–1  Uruguay
Jorginho   23' Aguilera   77'
Attendance: 95,000
Referee: Edison Pérez (Peru)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uruguay
GK 1 Leão
RB 13 Paulo Roberto
CB 3 Márcio
CB 4 Mozer
LB 6 Júnior
RM 16 China
CM 11 Jorginho
CM 8 Sócrates
LM 10 Tita   77'
CF 9 Roberto Dinamite   43'
CF 19 Éder
Substitutions:
FW 7 Renato Gaúcho   77'
FW 18 Careca   43'
Manager:
  Parreira
GK 1 Rodolfo Rodríguez
RB 14 Víctor Diogo
CB 3 Nelson Gutiérrez
CB 13 Eduardo Acevedo
LB 5 Nelson Agresta
CM 6 Washington González
CM 8 Jorge Barrios
CM 11 Wilmar Cabrera
RW 16 Carlos Aguilera   82'
CF 24 Enzo Francescoli
LW 7 Luis A. Acosta   46'
Substitutions:
FW 9 Venancio Ramos   46'
MF 18 Miguel Bossio   82'
Manager:
  Omar Borrás

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Copa América 1983 by Martín Tabeira on the RSSSF
  2. ^ a b Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness publishing. p. 568. ISBN 0-85112-954-4.