1995 Recopa Sudamericana

The 1995 Recopa Sudamericana was the seventh Recopa Sudamericana, an annual football match between the winners of the previous season's Copa Libertadores and Supercopa Sudamericana competitions. The all-Argentinian final took place in the neutral venue of the National Olympic Stadium of Tokyo.[1]

1995 Recopa Sudamericana
Olympic Stadium of Tokyo, venue
EventRecopa Sudamericana
DateApril 9, 1995
VenueNational Olympic Stadium, Tokyo
RefereeJuan Escobar (Paraguay)

The match was contested by Vélez Sársfield, winners of the 1994 Copa Libertadores, and Independiente, winners of the 1994 Supercopa Sudamericana, on April 9, 1995. Independiente surprisingly defeated Carlos Bianchi's Vélez Sársfield 0-1 to lift the trophy for the first time. Paraguayan Juan Escobar Valdez became the first referee to direct two consecutive finals and three, in total, of the competition.[2]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals app.
  Vélez Sársfield None
  Independiente None

Bold indicates winning years

Match detailsEdit

Independiente  1–0  Vélez Sársfield
Serrizuela   69' Report
Referee: Juan Escobar (Paraguay)
Vélez Sársfield
GK   Luis Islas
DF   Juan Carlos Ramírez
DF   Claudio Arzeno
DF   José Serrizuela
DF   Guillermo Ríos
MF   Diego Cagna
MF   Raúl Alfredo Cascini
MF   Daniel Garnero   62'
FW   Jorge Burruchaga   46'
FW   Albeiro Usuriaga   77'
FW   Sebastián Rambert
MF   Pablo Rotchen   46'
MF   Gustavo López   62'
MF   Tony Gómez   77'
  Miguel Ángel Brindisi
GK   José Luis Chilavert
DF   Roberto Trotta
DF   Víctor Sotomayor
DF   Flavio Zandoná
DF   Raúl Cardozo   73a'
MF   José Basualdo
MF   Marcelo Herrera
MF   Claudio Husaín   85'
MF   Christian Bassedas   73b'
FW   Omar Asad
FW   José Oscar Flores
MF   Roberto Pompei   73a'
FW   José Luis Sánchez   73b'
DF   Mauricio Pellegrino   85'
  Carlos Bianchi


  1. ^ Un estigma que se reitera Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine La Nación, April 26, 2010
  2. ^ Match details on the RSSSF