2015 Recopa Sudamericana

The 2015 Recopa Sudamericana was the 23rd edition of the Recopa Sudamericana, the football competition organized by CONMEBOL between the winners of the previous season's two major South American club tournaments, the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana.

2015 Recopa Sudamericana
EventRecopa Sudamericana
on aggregate
First leg
DateFebruary 6, 2015
VenueEstadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires
RefereeGermán Delfino (Argentina)
Second leg
DateFebruary 11, 2015
VenueEstadio Pedro Bidegain, Buenos Aires
RefereeNéstor Pitana (Argentina)
2014
2016

The competition was contested in two-legged home-and-away format between Argentine teams San Lorenzo, the 2014 Copa Libertadores champion, and River Plate, the 2014 Copa Sudamericana champion. The first leg was hosted by River Plate at Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires on February 6, 2015, while the second leg was hosted by San Lorenzo at Estadio Pedro Bidegain in Buenos Aires on February 11, 2015.[1]

River Plate won both legs 1–0, with Carlos Sánchez scoring both goals, to win their first Recopa Sudamericana.[2][3]

FormatEdit

The Recopa Sudamericana was played on a home-and-away two-legged basis, with the Copa Libertadores champion hosting the second leg. If tied on aggregate, the away goals rule would not be used, and 30 minutes of extra time would be played. If still tied after extra time, the penalty shoot-out would be used to determine the winner.

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous app.
  San Lorenzo 2014 Copa Libertadores champion 1 (2003)
  River Plate 2014 Copa Sudamericana champion 2 (1997, 1998)

Bold indicates winning years

VenuesEdit

Estadio Monumental (left) and Estadio Pedro Bidegain, venues for the series

MatchesEdit

First legEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Plate
 
 
 
 
 
 
San Lorenzo
GK 1   Marcelo Barovero (c)
DF 25   Gabriel Mercado
DF 2   Jonathan Maidana
DF 6   Ramiro Funes Mori
DF 21   Leonel Vangioni   87'
MF 8   Carlos Sánchez
MF 5   Matías Kranevitter   29'
MF 16   Ariel Rojas   71'
MF 15   Leonardo Pisculichi
FW 7   Rodrigo Mora   61'
FW 19   Teófilo Gutiérrez   71'
Substitutes:
GK 12   Julio Chiarini
DF 3   Éder Álvarez Balanta
DF 20   Germán Pezzella
MF 10   Pity Martínez   61'
MF 18   Camilo Mayada   71'
MF 23   Leonardo Ponzio
FW 9   Fernando Cavenaghi   71'
Manager:
  Marcelo Gallardo
GK 12   Sebastián Torrico
DF 7   Julio Buffarini   58'
DF 2   Mauro Cetto
DF 6   Matías Caruzzo   87'
DF 21   Emmanuel Más
MF 5   Juan Ignacio Mercier (c)
MF 8   Enzo Kalinski
MF 22   Franco Mussis
MF 23   Sebastián Blanco   75'
MF 11   Pablo Barrientos   61'
FW 9   Martín Cauteruccio   65'
Substitutes:
GK 1   Leo Franco
DF 3   Mario Yepes
MF 10   Leandro Romagnoli   87'   61'
MF 25   Facundo Quignon
FW 15   Héctor Villalba
FW 16   Gonzalo Verón   75'
FW 18   Mauro Matos   65'
Manager:
  Edgardo Bauza

Assistant referees:[4]
Diego Bonfá (Argentina)
Cristian Navarro (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Silvio Trucco (Argentina)


Second legEdit

Second leg
San Lorenzo  0–1  River Plate
Report Sánchez   67'
 
 
 
 
 
 
San Lorenzo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Plate
GK 12   Sebastián Torrico
DF 7   Julio Buffarini   37'   90'
DF 2   Mauro Cetto
DF 6   Matías Caruzzo
DF 21   Emmanuel Más
MF 22   Franco Mussis   15'
MF 5   Juan Ignacio Mercier (c)
MF 15   Héctor Villalba   82'
MF 23   Sebastián Blanco   62'
MF 11   Pablo Barrientos   56'
FW 9   Martín Cauteruccio
Substitutes:
GK 1   Leo Franco
DF 3   Mario Yepes
DF 19   Fabricio Fontanini
MF 25   Facundo Quignon   15'   66'
MF 24   Juan Cavallaro
FW 16   Gonzalo Verón   66'
FW 18   Mauro Matos   56'
Manager:
  Edgardo Bauza
GK 1   Marcelo Barovero (c)   81'
DF 25   Gabriel Mercado   56'
DF 2   Jonathan Maidana   81'
DF 6   Ramiro Funes Mori   81'
DF 21   Leonel Vangioni   75'
MF 8   Carlos Sánchez   37'
MF 5   Matías Kranevitter
MF 16   Ariel Rojas
MF 15   Leonardo Pisculichi   61'
FW 7   Rodrigo Mora   84'
FW 19   Teófilo Gutiérrez   74'
Substitutes:
GK 12   Julio Chiarini
DF 3   Éder Álvarez Balanta
DF 20   Germán Pezzella   84'
MF 10   Pity Martínez   61'
MF 18   Camilo Mayada   74'
MF 23   Leonardo Ponzio
FW 9   Fernando Cavenaghi
Manager:
  Marcelo Gallardo

Assistant referees:[4]
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Juan P. Belatti (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Fernando Rapallini (Argentina)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La Recopa Sudamericana se jugará el 6 y el 11 de febrero a las 21 hs. de Argentina" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. January 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Recopa Santander Sudamericana: River vence 1-0 a San Lorenzo en partido de ida" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. February 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "River Plate derrotó 1 a 0 a San Lorenzo y ganó su primera Recopa Santander Sudamericana" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. February 11, 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Repaso: Fueron designados los árbitros para la Recopa" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. February 6, 2015.