2003 Copa Libertadores

The 2003 Copa Libertadores de América (officially the 2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores de América for sponsorship reasons) was the 44th edition of the Copa Libertadores, CONMEBOL's premier annual international club tournament.

2003 Copa Libertadores de América
2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores de América
2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores da América
Tournament details
DatesFebruary 4 – July 2
Teams32 (from 11 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsArgentina Boca Juniors (5th title)
Runners-upBrazil Santos
Tournament statistics
Matches played126
Goals scored371 (2.94 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Marcelo Delgado
Brazil Ricardo Oliveira
(9 goals each)
Best player(s)Argentina Carlos Tevez[1][2]
2002
2004

The tournament was won by Boca Juniors defeating Santos in a rematch of the 1963 Copa Libertadores Finals. Boca Juniors achieved their fifth Copa Libertadores title and third in four years.

Group stageEdit

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts CAL RIV LIB EME
1   Deportivo Cali 6 4 0 2 9 3 +6 12 2–0 1–0 2–1
2   River Plate 6 4 0 2 10 7 +3 12 2–1 3–1 2–0
3   Libertad 6 2 1 3 9 9 0 7 1–0 0–2 2–2
4   Emelec 6 1 1 4 6 15 −9 4 0–4 3–1 1–5

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts PAY CER SC UC
1   Paysandu 6 4 2 0 14 5 +9 14 0–0 2–1 3–1
2   Cerro Porteño 6 2 2 2 8 11 −3 8 2–6 1–0 3–2
3   Sporting Cristal 6 2 1 3 6 7 −1 7 0–2 1–1 3–1
4   Universidad Católica 6 1 1 4 7 12 −5 4 1–1 2–1 0–1

Group 3Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts SAN AME NAC OCT
1   Santos 6 4 2 0 16 4 +12 14 3–0 1–1 3–1
2   América de Cali 6 3 1 2 11 11 0 10 1–5 1–0 4–1
3   El Nacional 6 1 3 2 4 6 −2 6 0–0 1–1 1–0
4   12 de Octubre 6 1 0 5 7 17 −10 3 1–4 1–4 3–1

Group 4Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts COB OLI GIM AL
1   Cobreloa 6 2 3 1 9 5 +4 9 2–3 0–0 4–0
2   Olimpia 6 2 3 1 9 6 +3 9 0–0 4–1 0–1
3   Gimnasia y Esgrima 6 1 4 1 8 7 +1 7 0–0 1–1 5–1
4   Alianza Lima 6 1 2 3 6 14 −8 5 2–3 1–1 1–1

Group 5Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts GRE UNAM BOL PEÑ
1   Grêmio 6 3 1 2 10 7 +3 10 3–2 1–0 4–1
2   UNAM 6 3 0 3 8 8 0 9 1–0 2–0 3–1
3   Bolívar 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 9 1–0 2–0 5–2
4   Peñarol 6 2 1 3 12 14 −2 7 2–2 2–0 4–0

Group 6Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts RAC NAC UNI OP
1   Racing 6 4 2 0 11 4 +7 14 4–1 1–1 2–0
2   Nacional 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2 10 1–2 2–0 3–0
3   Universitario 6 1 4 1 8 8 0 7 1–1 2–2 2–0
4   Oriente Petrolero 6 0 1 5 4 13 −9 1 0–1 2–3 2–2

Group 7Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts IND BOC BAR C-C
1   Independiente Medellín 6 4 0 2 9 6 +3 12 1–0 1–0 2–0
2   Boca Juniors 6 3 2 1 10 7 +3 11 2–0 2–1 2–2
3   Barcelona 6 1 2 3 8 10 −2 5 2–4 2–2 2–0
4   Colo-Colo 6 1 2 3 6 10 −4 5 2–1 1–2 1–1

Group 8Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts COR CRU FEN TS
1   Corinthians 6 5 0 1 15 6 +9 15 1–0 6–1 4–1
2   Cruz Azul 6 3 0 3 12 11 +1 9 3–0 4–0 3–2
3   Fénix 6 2 0 4 10 14 −4 6 1–2 6–1 2–0
4   The Strongest 6 2 0 4 6 12 −6 6 0–2 2–1 1–0

BracketEdit

Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                
  River Plate 2 2 4
  Corinthians 1 1 2
  River Plate 2 1 3
  América 1 4 5
  América 1 0 1
  Racing 1 0 1
  América 0 0 0
  Boca Juniors 2 4 6
  Boca Juniors 0 4 4
  Paysandu 1 2 3
  Boca Juniors 2 2 4
  Cobreloa 1 1 2
  UNAM 0 0 0
  Cobreloa 1 0 1
  Boca Juniors 2 3 5
  Santos 0 1 1
  Olimpia 2 0 2
  Grêmio 3 3 6
  Grêmio 2 1 3
  I. Medellín 2 2 4
  Cerro Porteño 0 1 1
  I. Medellín 1 0 1
  I. Medellín 0 2 2
  Santos 1 3 4
  Cruz Azul 0 0 0
  Deportivo Cali 0 0 0
  Cruz Azul 2 0 2
  Santos 2 1 3
  Nacional 4 2 6
  Santos 4 2 6

Round of 16Edit

1st Leg
Date Home Score Away
April 22   Olimpia 2–3   Grêmio
April 23   Cerro Porteño 0–1   Independiente Medellín
April 23   Nacional 4–4   Santos
May 6   Cruz Azul 0–0   Deportivo Cali
April 24   Boca Juniors 0–1   Paysandu
April 24   UNAM 0–1  Cobreloa
May 1   River Plate 2–1   Corinthians
April 24   América 1–1   Racing
2nd Leg
May 8   Grêmio 3–0   Olimpia
May 6   Independiente Medellín 0–1 [4–2]   Cerro Porteño
May 7   Santos 2–2 [3–1]   Nacional
May 13   Deportivo Cali 0–0 [2–3]   Cruz Azul
May 15   Paysandu 2–4   Boca Juniors
May 8  Cobreloa 0–0   UNAM
May 14   Corinthians 1–2   River Plate
May 13   Racing 0–0 [5–6]   América

QuarterfinalsEdit

1st Leg
Date Home Score Away
May 20   River Plate 2–1   América
May 21   Cobreloa 1–2   Boca Juniors
May 21   Cruz Azul 2–2   Santos
May 22   Grêmio 2–2   Independiente Medellín
2nd Leg
May 27   América 4–1   River Plate
May 28   Santos 1–0   Cruz Azul
May 28   Boca Juniors 2–1   Cobreloa
May 29   Independiente Medellín 2–1   Grêmio

SemifinalsEdit

1st Leg
Date Home Score Away
June 4   Santos 1–0   Independiente Medellín
June 11   Boca Juniors 2–0   América
2nd Leg
June 18   Independiente Medellín 2–3   Santos
June 19   América 0–4   Boca Juniors

FinalsEdit

1st Leg
June 25   Boca Juniors 2–0   Santos
2nd Leg
July 2   Santos 1–3   Boca Juniors


 Copa Libertadores de América
2003 Champion 
 
Boca Juniors
Fifth title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Presentaron el auto que recibirá el mejor jugador de la fin". 19 June 2007. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Conoce a los jugadores más valiosos de la Libertadores". 10 October 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2015.

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