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The 1991 Supercopa Libertadores was the fourth season of the Supercopa Libertadores, a club football tournament for past Copa Libertadores winners. The tournament was won by Cruzeiro, who beat River Plate 3–2 on aggregate in the final.

1991 Supercopa Sudamericana
1991 Supercopa Libertadores João Havelange
Tournament details
Teams14 (from 5 confederations)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil Cruzeiro (1st title)
Runners-upArgentina River Plate
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored53 (2.04 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Juan José Borrelli
Brazil Charles
Brazil Gaúcho
Argentina Sergio Martínez
(3 goals)
1990
1992

As the new reigning Copa Libertadores champions, Chilean side Colo-Colo were admitted into the competition.

Former Copa Libertadores winners Atlético Nacional did not take part.

Qualified teamsEdit

Up until the middle of 1991, 15 teams had won the Copa Libertadores at least once since its inaugural season in 1960; however, only 14 teams participated as Atlético Nacional declined to play in the tournament.

Team First won
  Peñarol 1960
  Santos 1962
  Independiente 1964
  Racing 1967
  Estudiantes 1968
  Nacional 1971
  Cruzeiro 1976
  Boca Juniors 1977
  Olimpia 1979
  Flamengo 1981
  Grêmio 1983
  Argentinos Juniors 1985
  River Plate 1986
  Atlético Nacional 1989
  Colo-Colo 1991

BracketEdit

  First round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                                     
  Grêmio 2 1 (3)  
  River Plate 2 1 (4)  
    River Plate 1 1 (4)  
      Flamengo 0 2 (3)  
  Estudiantes 1 0
  Flamengo 1 2  
    River Plate 2 3  
      Peñarol 0 1  
  Racing 2 0  
  Peñarol 3 0  
    Peñarol 3 0
      Santos 2 0  
  Santos 2 0
  Argentinos Juniors 1 0  
    River Plate 2 0
    Cruzeiro 0 3
  Colo-Colo 0 0 (3)  
  Cruzeiro 0 0 (4)  
    Cruzeiro 4 0  
      Nacional 0 3  
  Nacional 1 0
  Boca Juniors 1 2  
    Cruzeiro 1 0 (5)
      Olimpia 1 0 (4)  
       
       
    Olimpia 1 2
      Independiente 1 0  
     

First roundEdit

Teams from the same nation could not be drawn against one another. Olimpia, as the title holders, entered the competition at the quarterfinal stage. Independiente also advanced to that same stage after the initial draw.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
River Plate   3–3 (4-3 p)   Grêmio 2–2 1–1
Peñarol   3–2   Racing 3–2 0–0
Argentinos Juniors   1–2   Santos 1–2 0–0
Flamengo   3–1   Estudiantes 1–1 2–0
Cruzeiro   0–0 (4-3 p)   Colo-Colo 0–0 0–0
Boca Juniors   1–3   Nacional 1–1 0–2

QuarterfinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Peñarol   3–2   Santos 3–2 0–0
River Plate   2–2 (4-3 p)   Flamengo 1–0 1–2
Cruzeiro   4–3   Nacional 4–0 0–3
Independiente   1–3   Olimpia 1–1 0–2

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
River Plate   5–1   Peñarol 2–0 3–1
Cruzeiro   1–1 (5-4 p)   Olimpia 1–1 0–0

FinalEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
River Plate   2–3   Cruzeiro 2–0 0–3
1991 Supercopa
Sudamericana Winners
 
Cruzeiro
First Title

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