2000 Copa Libertadores Finals

The 2000 Copa Libertadores Final was a two-legged football match-up to determine the 2000 Copa Libertadores champion. It was contested by Argentine club Boca Juniors and Brazilian club Palmeiras. The first leg of the tie was played on 14 June at Boca Juniors' venue, La Bombonera, with the second leg played on 21 June at Estádio do Morumbi in São Paulo.

2000 Copa Libertadores Finals
Event2000 Copa Toyota Libertadores
on aggregate;
Boca Juniors won 4–2 on penalties
First leg
Date14 June 2000
VenueLa Bombonera, Buenos Aires
RefereeGustavo Méndez
Attendance50,580
Second leg
Date21 June 2000
VenueEstádio do Morumbi, São Paulo
RefereeEpifanio González
Attendance75,000
1999
2001

After both matches finished tied, Boca Juniors won the Cup by penalty shoot-out.[1]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Previous finals app.
  Boca Juniors 1963, 1977, 1978, 1979
  Palmeiras 1961, 1968, 1999

Bold indicates winning years

VenuesEdit

La Bombonera (left) and Estádio do Morumbi, venues for the finals

Route to the finalsEdit

Palmeiras Boca Juniors
  Peñarol
A
0–2
Round of 16
First leg
  El Nacional
A
0–0
  Peñarol
H
3–1
(p. 3–2)
Neném 26'
Marcelo Ramos 43', 56'
Second leg   El Nacional
H
5–3
Riquelme 3'
Moreno 10'
Schelotto 22'
Arruabarrena 26'
Bermúdez 42'
  Atlas
A
2–0
Pena 14'
Euller 79'
Quarterfinals
First leg
  River Plate
A
1–2
Riquelme 30'
  Atlas
H
3–2
Rogério 17'
Marcelo Ramos 66'
Taddei 85'
Second leg   River Plate
H
3–0
Delgado 59'
Riquelme 79' (pen.)
Palermo 94'
  Corinthians
A
3–4
Júnior 39'
Alex 75'
Euller 82'
Semifinals
First leg
  América
H
4–1
Arruabarrena 9'
Barijho 11', 51'
Marchant 21'
  Corinthians
H
3–2
(p. 5–4)
Euller 34'
Alex 59'
Galeano 70'
Second leg   América
A
1–3
Samuel 83'

Final summaryEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Boca Juniors  2–2  Palmeiras
Arruabarrena   22', 61' (Report) Pena   43'
Euller   63'
Attendance: 50,580
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boca Juniors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palmeiras

Assistant referees:
  William Martínez (Uruguay)
  Rubén Meneses (Uruguay)
Fourth official:
  Daniel Bello (Uruguay)


Second legEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palmeiras
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boca Juniors
GK 1   Marcos
DF 16   Rogério
DF 3   Argel   77'
DF 5   Roque Júnior
DF 6   Júnior
MF 8   César Sampaio (c)   54'
MF 25   Galeano
MF 10   Alex
FW 17   Pena   61'
FW 18   Marcelo Ramos   35'
FW 7   Euller
Substitutes:
GK 12   Sérgio
DF 4   Agnaldo Liz
DF 13   Neném
DF 15   Tiago Silva
MF 19   Fernando
FW 9   Faustino Asprilla   35'
FW 11   Basílio   61'
Manager:
  Luiz Felipe Scolari
GK 1   Óscar Córdoba
DF 4   Hugo Ibarra
DF 2   Jorge Bermúdez (c)   76'
DF 6   Walter Samuel
DF 3   Rodolfo Arruabarrena
MF 22   Sebastián Battaglia
MF 13   Cristian Traverso
MF 18   José Basualdo
MF 10   Juan Riquelme
FW 7   Guillermo Barros Schelotto   65'
FW 9   Martín Palermo
Substitutes:
GK 12   Roberto Abbondanzieri
DF 14   Nicolás Burdisso
DF 15   Aníbal Matellán
MF 17   Gustavo Barros Schelotto
MF 19   César La Paglia
FW 20   Antonio Barijho
FW 21   Christian Giménez
Manager:
  Carlos Bianchi

Assistant referees:
  Celestino Galván (Paraguay)
  Miguel Ángel Giacomuzzi (Paraguay)
Fourth official:
  Ricardo Grance (Paraguay)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Copa Libertadores 2000 by Pablo Ciullini, Miguel Alvim Gonzalez and Juan Pablo Andrés on the RSSSF