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 3 6 1 0 5 8 15 -7

Quarter-finalsEdit

First legEdit

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


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.)93' 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