1983 Copa Libertadores

The Copa Libertadores 1983 was won by Grêmio against C.A. Peñarol.

1983 Copa Libertadores de América
Tournament details
DatesMarch 3 – July 28
Teams21 (from 10 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil Grêmio (1st title)
Runners-upUruguay Peñarol
Tournament statistics
Matches played75
Goals scored184 (2.45 per match)
1982
1984

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Team Qualify method
  Argentina
2 berths
Ferro Carril Oeste Campeonato Nacional champions
Estudiantes Campeonato Metropolitano champions
  Bolivia
2 berths
Blooming
Bolivar
  Brazil
2 berths
Flamengo 1982 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A champion
Grêmio 1982 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 2nd place
  Chile
2 berths
Colo-Colo
Cobreloa
  Colombia
2 berths
América 1982 Campeonato Profesional champion
Deportes Tolima 1982 Campeonato Profesional runner-up
  Ecuador
2 berths
Barcelona
El Nacional
  Paraguay
2 berths
Olimpia
Nacional
  Peru
2 berths
Universitario
Alianza Lima
  Uruguay
3 berths
Peñarol 1982 Copa Libertadores champion
Montevideo Wanderers
Nacional
  Venezuela
2 berths
Deportivo Táchira
San Cristóbal

First roundEdit

One team from each group qualified to the semi-finals.

  • Two points were given for a win.
  • One point was given for a tie.
  • No points were given for a loss.
  • Teams in green qualified to the semi-finals.

Group 1Edit

  Argentina   Chile
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Estudiantes 6 3 1 2 8 6 2 7
  Cobreloa 6 3 0 3 8 6 2 6
  Colo-Colo 6 3 0 3 5 8 -3 6
  Ferro Carril Oeste 6 2 1 3 4 5 -1 5

Group 2Edit

  Brazil   Bolivia
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Grêmio 6 5 1 0 13 4 9 11
  Flamengo 6 2 2 2 15 10 5 6
  Bolívar 6 2 0 4 13 14 -1 4
  Blooming 6 1 1 4 4 17 -13 3

Group 3Edit

  Colombia   Peru
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  América 6 4 2 0 10 3 7 10
  Deportes Tolima 6 1 4 1 5 6 -1 6
  Universitario 6 0 4 2 5 8 -3 4
  Alianza Lima 6 1 2 3 3 6 -3 4

Group 4Edit

  Venezuela   Ecuador
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  San Cristóbal 6 3 2 1 8 4 4 8
  El Nacional 6 3 1 2 7 4 3 7
  Barcelona 5 1 2 2 7 9 -2 4
  Deportivo Táchira 5 0 3 2 1 6 -5 3

Group 5Edit

  Uruguay   Paraguay
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Nacional 6 4 1 1 12 4 8 9
  Montevideo Wanderers 6 3 3 0 9 5 4 9
  Nacional 6 1 2 3 6 12 -6 4
  Olimpia 6 0 2 4 3 9 -6 2

Tiebreak Playoff Match

May 26, 1983
Nacional 2–1 Montevideo Wanderers ---- Montevideo

Semi-FinalsEdit

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Grêmio 4 2 1 1 7 6 1 5
  Estudiantes 4 1 2 1 6 5 1 4
  América 4 1 1 2 2 4 -2 3
June 21, 1983
Grêmio 2–1 Estudiantes ---- Porto Alegre
June 24, 1983
América 1–0 Grêmio ---- Cali
July 1, 1983
Estudiantes 2–0 América ---- La Plata
July 6, 1983
Grêmio 2–1 América ---- Porto Alegre
July 8, 1983
Estudiantes 3–3 Grêmio ---- La Plata
July 15, 1983
América 0–0 Estudiantes ---- Cali

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Peñarol 4 3 1 0 5 1 4 7
  Nacional 4 2 0 2 8 6 2 4
  San Cristóbal 4 0 1 3 2 8 -6 1
June 18, 1983
San Cristóbal 0–0 Peñarol ---- San Cristóbal
June 26, 1983
San Cristóbal 1–2 Nacional ---- San Cristóbal
July 5, 1983
Peñarol 2–0 Nacional ---- Montevideo
July 8, 1983
Nacional 5–1 San Cristóbal ---- Montevideo
July 13, 1983
Peñarol 1–0 San Cristóbal ---- Montevideo
July 15, 1983
Nacional 1–2 Peñarol ---- Montevideo

FinalsEdit

Leg Day Venue Home Team Goals Score Goals Away Team
First Leg July 22, 1983 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo   Peñarol Morena 1-1 Tita   Grêmio
Second Leg July 28, 1983 Estádio Olímpico, Porto Alegre   Grêmio Caio and César 2-1 Morena   Peñarol

ChampionEdit

Copa Libertadores
1983 Winner
 
Gremio
First Title

External linksEdit