2012 Superclásico de las Américas

The 2012 Superclásico de las Américas – Copa Doctor Nicolás Leoz was the second edition of the Superclásico de las Américas. Brazil won 4–3 on penalties after a 3–3 draw on aggregate and conquered their second title.[1][2][3][4][5]

2012 Superclásico de las Américas
EventSuperclásico de las Américas
on aggregate
Brazil won 4–3 on penalties
First Leg
Date19 September 2012
VenueEstádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia, Brazil
RefereeCarlos Amarilla (Paraguay)
Attendance37,871
Second Leg
Date21 November 2012
VenueLa Bombonera, Buenos Aires, Argentina
RefereeEnrique Osses (Chile)
Attendance32,000
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The first leg was played at Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia, which Brazil won, 2–1. The second leg was originally scheduled to be played on October 3, 2012, at the Estadio Centenario in Resistencia, Chaco, but was postponed due to a power failure in the stadium.[6] Both the CBF and AFA agreed on a new date for the match, and it was decided to be held on November 21, 2012 at La Bombonera, Buenos Aires.[7]

VenuesEdit

Serra Dourada (Goiânia) and La Bombonera (Buenos Aires) were the stadiums for the matches played in Brazil and Argentina respectively

MatchesEdit

First legEdit

First leg
Brazil  2–1  Argentina
Paulinho   25'
Neymar   90+3' (pen.)
AFA Report Martínez   19'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina

Assistant referees:
Rodney Aquino (Paraguay)
Carlos Cáceres (Paraguay)
Fourth official:
Pericles Cortés (Brazil)


Second legEdit

Second leg
Argentina  2–1  Brazil
Scocco   81' (pen.)89' AFA Report Fred   83'
Penalties
Martínez  
Montillo  
Domínguez  
Scocco  
Orión  
3–4   Neves
  Jean
  Carlinhos
  Fred
  Neymar
Attendance: 32,000
Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil

Assistant referees:
Francisco Mondria (Chile)
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Fourth official:
Néstor Pitana (Argentina)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nos pênaltis, Brasil supera Argentina e é bicampeão do Superclássico" (in Portuguese). Estadão. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Neymar se redime, faz gol de pênalti e dá bi do Superclássico à Seleção" (in Portuguese). Globoesporte.com. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Argentina 2 Brazil 1". Soccerway. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Brazil edge rivals Argentina". FIFA.com. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Argentina win friendly but Brazil take trophy". Eurosport. 22 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012.
  6. ^ "Argentina - Brazil game abandoned after floodlight failure". Goal.com. October 4, 2012. Retrieved October 8, 2012.
  7. ^ "Conmebol confirma segundo jogo do Superclássico para dia 21 de novembro" (in Portuguese). Estadão. October 11, 2012. Retrieved October 18, 2012.