2000 Copa Mercosur

The Copa Mercosur 2000 was the 3rd staging of the international club cup.

Copa Mercosur 2000
Tournament details
Dates1 August – 20 December 2000
Teams20 (from 5 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil Vasco da Gama (1st title)
Runners-upBrazil Palmeiras
Tournament statistics
Matches played75
Goals scored239 (3.19 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Romário (11 goals)
1999
2001

The competition started on 1 August 2000 and concluded on 20 December 2000 with Vasco da Gama beating Palmeiras in the final.

ParticipantsEdit

DetailsEdit

  • The 20 teams were divided into 5 groups of 4 teams. Each team plays the other teams in the group twice. The top team from each group qualified for the quarter-finals along with the best 3 runners up.
  • From the quarter finals to the final, two legs were played in each round. In the result of a draw, the match was decided by a penalty shoot out.

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  River Plate 14 6 4 2 0 10 5 +5
  Flamengo 11 6 3 2 1 10 3 +7
  Vélez Sarsfield 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 -1
  Universidad de Chile 1 6 0 1 5 4 15 -11

Group BEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Cruzeiro 13 6 4 1 1 12 4 +8
  Palmeiras 11 6 3 2 1 8 5 +3
  Independiente 7 6 2 1 3 9 10 -1
  Universidad Católica 2 6 0 2 4 7 17 -10

Group CEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Rosario Central 13 6 4 1 1 9 4 +5
  São Paulo 7 6 2 1 3 13 13 +0
  Cerro Porteño 7 6 2 1 3 13 15 -2
  Colo-Colo 7 6 2 1 3 6 9 -3

Group DEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Boca Juniors 12 6 3 3 0 15 8 +7
  Nacional 9 6 2 3 1 8 8 +0
  Olimpia 9 6 3 0 3 9 10 -1
  Corinthians 2 6 0 2 4 7 13 -6

Group EEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Atlético Mineiro 13 6 4 1 1 13 10 +3
  Vasco da Gama 10 6 3 1 2 11 7 +4
  Peñarol 8 6 2 2 2 11 11 +0
  San Lorenzo de Almagro 3 6 1 0 5 8 15 -7

Quarter-finalsEdit

First legEdit

Flamengo  1 – 2  River Plate
Juan   66'   51' Saviola
  81' Ortega

Vasco da Gama  1 – 0  Rosario Central
Juninho Paulista   19'

Palmeiras  3 – 2  Cruzeiro
Juninho   1'
Tuta   37'
Magrão   67'
  72' Giovanni
  79' Sorín

Atlético Mineiro  2 – 0  Boca Juniors
Marques   45'
Capria   81'

Second legEdit

River Plate  4 – 3  Flamengo
Saviola   53'
Aimar   83'
Cardetti   87'
Ortega   90'
  46' Edílson
  64' Juan
  84' Petković

River Plate won 6–4 on aggregate.


Rosario Central  1 – 0  Vasco da Gama
Díaz   90'

1–1 on aggregate, Vasco da Gama won 5–4 on penalties.


Cruzeiro  1 – 2  Palmeiras
Sérgio Manoel   90' (pen.) Galeano   15'
Arce   89' (pen.)

Palmeiras won 5–3 on aggregate.


Boca Juniors  2 – 2  Atlético Mineiro
Barijho   10'42'   38' Cláudio Caçapa
  90' André Neles[1]

Atlético Mineiro won 4–2 on aggregate.

Semi-finalsEdit

First legEdit

River Plate  1 – 4  Vasco da Gama
Cardetti   71'   22' Romário
  32' Júnior Baiano
  51'Juninho Paulista
  65'Pedrinho

Palmeiras  4 – 1  Atlético Mineiro
Tuta   1'43'
Paulo Turra   3'
Basílio   78'
  64' (pen.) Cláudio Caçapa

Second legEdit

Vasco da Gama  1 – 0  River Plate
Juninho Paulista   46'

Vasco da Gama won 5–1 on aggregate.


Atlético Mineiro  0 – 2  Palmeiras
  46' Tuta
  87' Juninho

Palmeiras won 6–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

First legEdit

Second legEdit

Palmeiras  1 – 0  Vasco da Gama
Neném   21'

FinalEdit

Palmeiras  3 – 4  Vasco da Gama
Arce   36' (pen.)
Magrão   37'
Tuta   45+1'
  59' (pen.)69' (pen.)90+3' Romário
  86' Juninho Paulista
Copa Mercosur
2000 Winner
 
Vasco da Gama
First Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Note: At that time, he was known simply as André.

External linksEdit