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The 1991 Copa Libertadores was won by Colo-Colo of Chile after defeating Olimpia of Paraguay with a 3–0 aggregate score in the finals. The championship would mark a first for a Chilean club team in an international tournament. Twenty-one clubs from all South American countries within Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) participated.

1991 Copa Libertadores de América
Libertadores 1991
Tournament details
DatesFebruary 20 – June 5
Teams21 (from 10 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsChile Colo-Colo (1st title)
Runners-upParaguay Olimpia
Tournament statistics
Matches played90
Goals scored221 (2.46 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Gaúcho (8 goals)
1990
1992

Group stageEdit

Group 1Edit

Group 1 standings
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Bolívar 6 3 1 2 9 5 +4 7 Qualified to the Round of 16
2   Boca Juniors 6 2 2 2 6 6 0 6
3   Oriente Petrolero 6 2 2 2 5 7 −2 6
4   River Plate 6 2 1 3 10 12 −2 5
February 27 Buenos Aires Boca Juniors 4-3 River Plate
February 27 La Paz Bolívar 2-0 Oriente Petrolero
March 5 La Paz Bolívar 4-1 River Plate
March 8 Santa Cruz Oriente Petrolero 1-1 River Plate
March 12 La Paz Bolívar 2-0 Boca Juniors
March 15 Santa Cruz Oriente Petrolero 1-0 Boca Juniors
March 20 Santa Cruz Oriente Petrolero 2-1 Bolívar
March 20 Buenos Aires River Plate 0-2 Boca Juniors
March 26 Buenos Aires River Plate 2-0 Bolívar
March 29 Buenos Aires Boca Juniors 0-0 Bolívar
April 2 Buenos Aires River Plate 3-1 Oriente Petrolero
April 5 Buenos Aires Boca Juniors 0-0 Oriente Petrolero

Group 2Edit

Group 2 standings
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
  Colo-Colo 6 3 3 0 10 3 +7 9 Qualified to the Round of 16
  L.D.U. Quito 6 2 2 2 5 6 −1 6
  Concepción 6 2 2 2 6 8 −2 6
  Barcelona 6 0 3 3 5 9 −4 3
February 20 Concepción Concepción 0-0 Colo-Colo
February 20 Guayaquil Barcelona 0-1 LDU Quito
February 26 Concepción Concepción 1-0 Barcelona
March 1 Santiago Colo-Colo 3-1 Barcelona
March 5 Guayaquil Barcelona 2-2 Concepción
March 8 Quito LDU Quito 4-0 Concepción
March 13 Santiago Colo-Colo 2-0 Concepción
March 13 Quito LDU Quito 0-0 Barcelona
March 19 Concepción Concepción 3-0 LDU Quito
March 22 Santiago Colo-Colo 3-0 LDU Quito
April 2 Guayaquil Barcelona 2-2 Colo-Colo
April 5 Quito LDU Quito 0-0 Colo-Colo

Group 3Edit

Group 3 standings
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Flamengo 6 3 3 0 11 4 +7 9 Qualified to the Round of 16
2   Corinthians 6 1 4 1 7 6 +1 6
3   Nacional 6 2 2 2 7 6 +1 6
4   Bella Vista 6 0 3 3 5 14 −9 3
February 20 Cuiabá Flamengo 1-1 Corinthians
February 20 Montevideo Nacional 3-0 Bella Vista
February 26 Montevideo Bella Vista 2-2 Flamengo
March 1 Montevideo Nacional 0-1 Flamengo
March 12 Montevideo Bella Vista 1-1 Corinthians
March 15 Montevideo Nacional 1-1 Corinthians
March 20 São Paulo Corinthians 0-2 Flamengo
March 20 Montevideo Bella Vista 0-3 Nacional
March 26 Brasilia Flamengo 1-1 Bella Vista
March 29 São Paulo Corinthians 4-1 Bella Vista
April 2 Río de Janeiro Flamengo 4-0 Nacional
April 5 São Paulo Corinthians 0-0 Nacional

Group 4Edit

Group 4 standings
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Colegiales 6 2 4 0 10 5 +5 8 Qualified to the Round of 16
2   Cerro Porteño 6 2 4 0 9 4 +5 8
3   Universitario 6 1 3 2 4 6 −2 5
4   Sport Boys 6 1 1 4 7 15 −8 3
February 20 Asunción Colegiales 1-1 Cerro Porteno
February 20 Lima Sport Boys 0-2 Universitario
March 6 Asunción Cerro Porteno 1-1 Colegiales
March 6 Lima Universitario 1-3 Sport Boys
March 12 Lima Sport Boys 2-2 Colegiales
March 15 Lima Universitario 0-0 Colegiales
March 19 Lima Sport Boys 1-3 Cerro Porteno
March 22 Lima Universitario 1-1 Cerro Porteño
March 25 Asunción Colegiales 4-1 Sport Boys
March 28 Asunción Cerro Porteño 3-0 Sport Boys
April 2 Asunción Colegiales 2-0 Universitario
April 5 Asunción Cerro Porteno 0-0 Universitario
April 10 Asunción Colegiales 0-1 Cerro Porteno

Group 5Edit

Group 5 standings
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   América 6 5 1 0 10 3 +7 11 Qualified to the Round of 16
2   Atlético Nacional 6 2 2 2 7 7 0 6
3   Deportivo Táchira 6 1 3 2 6 7 −1 5
4   Marítimo 6 0 2 4 4 10 −6 2
February 22 San Cristobal Atlético Nacional 0-2 América
February 23 Caracas Marítimo 0-0 Deportivo Táchira
February 26 Caracas Marítimo 0-1 América
March 1 San Cristobal Deportivo Táchira 1-1 América
March 5 Caracas Marítimo 1-3 Atlético Nacional
March 8 San Cristobal Deportivo Táchira 1-2 Atlético Nacional
March 16 San Cristobal Deportivo Táchira 2-1 Marítimo
March 31 Miami América 1-0 Atlético Nacional
April 5 Miami Atlético Nacional 0-0 Deportivo Táchira
April 5 Miami América 2-0 Marítimo
April 7 Miami América 3-2 Deportivo Táchira
April 7 Miami Atlético Nacional 2-2 Marítimo

Round of 16Edit

  • The top three teams in every group qualified along with Olimpia the champion of Copa Libertadores 1990
  • First leg matches were played on April 16 and April 17, 1991. Second leg matches were played on April 24 and April 25, 1991.
Teams 1st leg 2nd leg Agg.
Nacional     Bolívar 4-1 1-1 5-2
Universitario     Colo-Colo 0-0 1-2 1-2
Deportivo Táchira     Flamengo 2-3 0-5 2-8
Boca Juniors     Corinthians 3-1 1-1 4-2
Concepción     América 0-3 3-3 3-6
LDU Quito     Atlético Nacional 2-2 0-2 2-4
Olimpia     Colegiales 1-1 2-1 3-2
Oriente Petrolero     Cerro Porteño 1-1 0-2 1-3

QuarterfinalsEdit

  • First leg matches were played on May 1, May 2, and May 3, 1991. Second leg matches played on May 8 and May 10, 1991.
Teams 1st leg 2nd leg Agg.
Colo-Colo     Nacional 4-0 0-2 4-2
Flamengo     Boca Juniors 2-1 0-3 2-4
América     Atlético Nacional 0-0 0-2 0-2
Cerro Porteño     Olimpia 1-0 0-3 1-3

SemifinalsEdit

  • First leg matches played on May 16, 1991. Second leg matches played on May 22 and May 23, 1991.
Teams 1st leg 2nd leg Agg.
Boca Juniors     Colo-Colo 1-0 1-3 2-3
Atlético Nacional     Olimpia 0-0 0-1 0-1

FinalsEdit

First leg match played on May 29, 1991, in Asunción, Paraguay at Defensores del Chaco stadium. Second leg final match played on June 5, 1991, in Santiago, Chile at Estadio Monumental David Arellano.


Colo-Colo won 3-0 on aggregate.

ChampionEdit

 Copa Libertadores
1991 Winners 
 
Colo-Colo
1st title

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