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The 2005 Copa Libertadores was the 46th edition of the Copa Libertadores. The champion also qualified for the 2005 FIFA Club World Championship.

2005 Copa Libertadores
2005 Copa Toyota Libertadores de América
2005 Copa Toyota Libertadores da América
Tournament details
DatesFebruary 1 - July 14
Teams38 (from 11 associations)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil São Paulo (3rd title)
Runners-upBrazil Atlético Paranaense
Tournament statistics
Matches played138
Goals scored412 (2.99 per match)
Top scorer(s)Paraguay Santiago Salcedo (9)
Best player(s)Brazil Rogério Ceni[1]
2004
2006

It was the first time ever that two teams from the same country reached the final. This year's tournament was also the first Copa Libertadores to employ the away goals rule in knockout ties. São Paulo won the tournament, becoming the first Brazilian team to win the cup on three occasions.

Preliminary roundEdit

12 teams from 11 football associations dispute 6 places in the Group Stage.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mineros   1-5   América 0-2 1-3
Guadalajara   8-2   Cienciano 3-1 5-1
Quilmes   2-2 (a)   Colo-Colo 0-0 2-2
Tacuary   2-4   Palmeiras 2-2 0-2
Junior   5-2   Oriente Petrolero 2-1 3-1
LDU Quito   4-4 (a)   Peñarol 3-0 1-4

Team #1 was home in the first leg.

Group stageEdit

The six winners from the preliminary round join the other twenty-six teams in the group stage. The top 2 teams in each group advanced to the knockout stage.

Tiebreakers, if necessary, are applied in the following order:

  1. Cumulative goal difference.
  2. Total goals scored.
  3. Away goals scored.
  4. Sorting

Group 1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts DIM CAP AMC LIB
1   Independiente Medellín 6 3 1 2 14 8 +6 10 2–2 2–0 4–2
2   Atlético Paranaense 6 3 1 2 8 11 −3 10 0–4 2–1 1–0
3   América 6 3 0 3 7 7 0 9 1–0 3–1 0–1
4   Libertad 6 2 0 4 8 11 −3 6 3–2 1–2 1–2

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts SAN LDU DAN BOL
1   Santos 6 4 0 2 18 10 +8 12 3–1 3–2 6–0
2   LDU Quito 6 2 2 2 7 10 −3 8 2–1 1–1 1–0
3   Danubio 6 2 1 3 9 8 +1 7 1–2 3–0 2–0
4   Club Bolívar 6 2 1 3 8 14 −6 7 4–3 2–2 2–0

Group 3Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts SAO CHI QUI STR
1   São Paulo 6 3 3 0 16 9 +7 12 4–2 3–1 3–0
2   Universidad de Chile 6 2 3 1 9 9 0 9 1–1 3–2 2–1
3   Quilmes 6 1 2 3 8 11 −3 5 2–2 1–1 1–0
4   The Strongest 6 1 2 3 6 10 −4 5 3–3 0–0 2–1

Group 4Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts CER PAL SAN TAC
1   Cerro Porteño 6 3 3 0 10 4 +6 12 1–1 1–0 3–1
2   Palmeiras 6 2 3 1 8 5 +3 9 0–0 1–1 3–0
3   Santo André 6 2 2 2 11 6 +5 8 2–2 2–1 6–0
4   Deportivo Táchira 6 1 0 5 3 17 −14 3 0–3 1–2 1–0

Group 5Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts RIV JUN OLM NAC
1   River Plate 6 5 1 0 12 5 +7 16 2–1 1–1 1–0
2   Junior 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 9 0–2 2–0 3–2
3   Olmedo 6 2 1 3 10 11 −1 7 2–3 3–1 2–3
4   Nacional 6 1 0 5 7 12 −5 3 1–3 0–1 1–2

Group 6Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts UANL BAN ALI CAR
1   UANL 6 3 3 0 13 5 +8 12 2–2 0–0 3–1
2   Banfield 6 3 2 1 10 9 +1 11 0–3 3–2 3–1
3   Alianza Lima 6 1 2 3 4 7 −3 5 0–0 0–1 2–1
4   Caracas 6 1 1 4 8 14 −6 4 2–5 1–1 2–0

Group 7Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts GUA ONC COB SLA
1   Guadalajara 6 3 2 1 10 7 +3 11 0–0 3–1 2–1
2   Once Caldas 6 2 3 1 6 4 +2 9 4–2 0–0 0–0
3   Cobreloa 6 2 2 2 6 7 −1 8 1–3 2–1 2–0
4   San Lorenzo 6 0 3 3 1 5 −4 3 0–0 0–1 0–0

Group 8Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts BOC PAC CRI CUE
1   Boca Juniors 6 4 1 1 14 3 +11 13 4–0 3–0 3–0
2   Pachuca 6 3 1 2 8 9 −1 10 3–1 2–0 2–1
3   Sporting Cristal 6 2 1 3 5 10 −5 7 0–3 2–0 1–0
4   Deportivo Cuenca 6 0 3 3 4 9 −5 3 0–0 1–1 2–2

Knockout RoundEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

The teams seeded 1 to 8 (first placed teams of each group) and 9 to 16 (second placed teams of each group) and the ties were 1 vs 16, 2 vs 15, etc.

Seed Team Pld Pts GD Qualification
1   River Plate 6 16 +7 Qualified as first place
2   Boca Juniors 6 13 +11
3   Santos 6 12 +8
4   UANL 6 12 +8
5   São Paulo 6 12 +7
6   Cerro Porteño 6 12 +6
7   Guadalajara 6 11 +3
8   Independiente Medellín 6 10 +6
9   Banfield 6 11 +1 Qualified as second place
10   Pachuca 6 10 -1
11   Atlético Paranaense 6 10 -3
12   Palmeiras 6 9 +3
13   Once Caldas 6 9 +2
14   Universidad de Chile 6 9 0
15   Junior 6 9 -1
16   LDU Quito 6 8 -3

BracketEdit

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                     
1   River Plate 1 4 5  
16   LDU Quito 2 2 4  
  1   River Plate 1 3 4  
  9   Banfield 1 2 3  
8   I. Medellín 0 0 0
9   Banfield 3 2 5  
  1   River Plate 0 2 2  
  5   São Paulo 2 3 5  
5   São Paulo 1 2 3  
12   Palmeiras 0 0 0  
  5   São Paulo 4 1 5
  4   UANL 0 2 2  
4   UANL 1 2 3
13   Once Caldas 1 1 2  
  5   São Paulo 1 4 5
  11   A. Paranaense 1 0 1
6   Cerro Porteño 1 2 3  
11   A. Paranaense 2 1 3  
  11   A. Paranaense 3 2 5
  3   Santos 2 0 2  
3   Santos 1 3 4
14   U. de Chile 2 0 2  
  11   A. Paranaense 3 2 5
  7   Guadalajara 0 2 2  
7   Guadalajara 1 3 4  
10   Pachuca 1 1 2  
  7   Guadalajara 4 0 4
  2   Boca Juniors 0 0 0  
2   Boca Juniors 3 4 7
15   Junior 3 0 3  

Round of 16Edit

First leg matches were played between May 17, 2005 and May 19, 2005. Second leg matches were played between May 24, 2005 and May 26, 2005.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
LDU Quito   4-5   River Plate 2-1 2-4
Junior   3-7   Boca Juniors 3-3 0-4
Universidad de Chile   2-4   Santos 2-1 0-3
Once Caldas   2-3   UANL 1-1 1-2
Palmeiras   0-3   São Paulo 0-1 0-2
Atlético Paranaense   3-3 (5-4 pen)   Cerro Porteño 2-1 1-2
Pachuca   2-4   Guadalajara 1-1 1-3
Banfield   5-0   Independiente Medellín 3-0 2-0

QuarterfinalsEdit

First leg matches were played on June 1, 2005 and June 2, 2005. Second leg matches were played between June 14, 2005 and June 16, 2005.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Banfield   3-4   River Plate 1-1 2-3
Guadalajara   4-0   Boca Juniors 4-0 0-0
Atlético Paranaense   5-2   Santos 3-2 2-0
São Paulo   5-2   UANL 4-0 1-2

SemifinalsEdit

First leg matches were played on June 22, 2005 and June 23, 2005. Second leg matches were played on June 29, 2005 and June 30, 2005.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
São Paulo   5-2   River Plate 2-0 3-2
Atlético Paranaense   5-2   Guadalajara 3-0 2-2

FinalsEdit

First leg match was played on July 6, 2005. Second leg match was played on July 14, 2005.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Atlético Paranaense   1–5   São Paulo 1–1 0–4


 Copa Libertadores de América
2005 Champion 
 
São Paulo FC
Third title

Top goalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Conoce a los jugadores más valiosos de la Libertadores". 10 October 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2015.

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