2018 Copa Libertadores de Futsal

The 2018 Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores de Futsal was the 18th edition of the Copa Libertadores de Futsal, South America's premier club futsal tournament organized by CONMEBOL.

2018 Copa Libertadores de Futsal
Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores de Futsal
Brasil 2018
Conmebol Libertadores Futsal 2018.png
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
CityCarlos Barbosa
Dates22–29 April 2018
Teams12 (from 10 associations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil Carlos Barbosa (6th title)
Runners-upBrazil Joinville
Third placeBrazil Sorocaba
Fourth placeParaguay Cerro Porteño
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored157 (6.04 per match)
Top scorer(s) (7 goals)[1]
2017
2019

The tournament was held at Carlos Barbosa, Brazil between 22–29 April 2018.[2]

Defending champions Carlos Barbosa defeated Joinville in the final to win their fifth title. Sorocaba defeated Cerro Porteño to finish third.

TeamsEdit

The competition is contested by 12 teams: the title holders, one entry from each of the ten CONMEBOL associations, plus an additional entry from the host association.[3]

Association Team Qualifying method
  Argentina Boca Juniors 2017 Campeonato de Futsal AFA champions
  Bolivia CRE 2017 Liga Nacional de Futsal champions
  Brazil (hosts) Carlos Barbosa 2017 Copa Libertadores de Futsal champions
Sorocaba 2018 Supercopa de Futsal champions
Joinville 2017 Taça Brasil de Futsal champions
  Chile Colo-Colo 2017 Campeonato Nacional de Futsal ANFP champions
  Colombia Leones de Nariño 2017 Superliga Colombiana de Fútsal champions
  Ecuador Società Sportiva Bocca 2016–17 Campeonato Nacional Futsal del Ecuador champions
  Paraguay Cerro Porteño 2017 Liga Nacional de Futsal FIFA champions
  Peru Panta Walon 2017 División de Honor de fútbol sala de Perú champions
  Uruguay Nacional 2017 Campeonato Uruguayo de Fútbol Sala champions
  Venezuela Caracas 2017 Torneo Superior de Futsal champions

VenuesEdit

The tournament was played at the Centro Municipal de Eventos in Carlos Barbosa.

DrawEdit

The draw of the tournament was held on 3 April 2018 at the Centro Municipal de Eventos in Carlos Barbosa.[4] The 12 teams were drawn into three groups of four containing one team from each of the four seeding pots. The following three teams were seeded:

The other teams were seeded based on the results of their association in the 2017 Copa Libertadores de Futsal, with the additional entry from the host association seeded last.

Seeds Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3

SquadsEdit

Each team has to submit a squad of 14 players, including a minimum of two goalkeepers (Regulations Article 31).[3]

Group stageEdit

The top two teams of each group and the two best third-placed teams advance to the quarter-finals. The teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss). If tied on points, tiebreakers are applied in the following order (Regulations Article 21):[3]

  1. Results in head-to-head matches between tied teams (points, goal difference, goals scored);
  2. Goal difference in all matches;
  3. Goals scored in all matches;
  4. Drawing of lots.

All times are local, BRT (UTC−3).[5]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Carlos Barbosa (H) 3 3 0 0 11 3 +8 9 Quarter-finals
2   Boca Juniors 3 2 0 1 13 6 +7 6
3   CRE 3 0 1 2 5 10 −5 1
4   Colo-Colo 3 0 1 2 6 16 −10 1
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host
Colo-Colo  5–5  CRE
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Carlos Barbosa  5–3  Boca Juniors
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Boca Juniors  3–0  CRE
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Carlos Barbosa  4–0  Colo-Colo
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Boca Juniors  7–1  Colo-Colo
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
CRE  0–2  Carlos Barbosa
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Joinville (H) 3 2 1 0 11 5 +6 7 Quarter-finals
2   Cerro Porteño 3 2 1 0 11 6 +5 7
3   Caracas 3 1 0 2 7 10 −3 3
4   Panta Walon 3 0 0 3 2 10 −8 0
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host
Cerro Porteño  4–1  Panta Walon
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Caracas  2–5  Joinville
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Cerro Porteño  5–3  Caracas
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Panta Walon  1–4  Joinville
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Panta Walon  0–2  Caracas
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Joinville  2–2  Cerro Porteño
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Sorocaba (H) 3 2 1 0 19 4 +15 7 Quarter-finals
2   Leones de Nariño 3 2 1 0 12 4 +8 7
3   Nacional 3 1 0 2 4 14 −10 3
4   Società Sportiva Bocca 3 0 0 3 2 15 −13 0
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host
Società Sportiva Bocca  0–2  Nacional
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Sorocaba  2–2  Leones de Nariño
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Leones de Nariño  4–1  Nacional
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Sorocaba  7–1  Società Sportiva Bocca
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Leones de Nariño  6–1  Società Sportiva Bocca
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa
Nacional  1–10  Sorocaba
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Ranking of third-placed teamsEdit

Pos Grp Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 B   Caracas 3 1 0 2 7 10 −3 3 Quarter-finals
2 C   Nacional 3 1 0 2 4 14 −10 3
3 A   CRE 3 0 1 2 5 10 −5 1
Source: CONMEBOL

Knockout stageEdit

In the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, extra time and penalty shoot-out are used to decide the winner if necessary. In the third place match, penalty shoot-out (no extra time) is used to decide the winner if necessary.[3]

BracketEdit

The quarter-final matchups are:

  • QF1: Winner Group A vs. 2nd Best Third Place
  • QF2: Winner Group B vs. 1st Best Third Place
  • QF3: Winner Group C vs. Runner-up Group A
  • QF4: Runner-up Group B vs. Runner-up Group C

The semi-final matchups are:

  • SF1: Winner QF1 vs. Winner QF4
  • SF2: Winner QF2 vs. Winner QF3
 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
26 April
 
 
  Carlos Barbosa6
 
28 April
 
  Nacional0
 
  Carlos Barbosa6
 
26 April
 
  Cerro Porteño1
 
  Cerro Porteño3
 
29 April
 
  Leones de Nariño0
 
  Carlos Barbosa4
 
26 April
 
  Joinville1
 
  Joinville (p)3 (5)
 
28 April
 
  Caracas3 (4)
 
  Joinville5
 
26 April
 
  Sorocaba4 Third place
 
  Sorocaba4
 
29 April
 
  Boca Juniors3
 
  Cerro Porteño5
 
 
  Sorocaba6
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Cerro Porteño  3–0  Leones de Nariño
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Joinville  3–3 (a.e.t.)  Caracas
Report
Penalties
5–4
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Sorocaba  4–3  Boca Juniors
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Carlos Barbosa  6–0  Nacional
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Semi-finalsEdit

Joinville  5–4  Sorocaba
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Carlos Barbosa  6–1  Cerro Porteño
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

Third place matchEdit

Cerro Porteño  5–6  Sorocaba
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

FinalEdit

Carlos Barbosa  4–1  Joinville
Report
Centro Municipal de Eventos, Carlos Barbosa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Boletín Técnico Final.-" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.
  2. ^ "Cerro Porteño, cabeza de serie en Copa Libertadores". abc.com.py. 14 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d "Reglamento – CONMEBOL Libertadores de Futsal 2018" (PDF). CONMEBOL.
  4. ^ "Develados los grupos de la CONMEBOL Libertadores de Futsal – Brasil 2018". CONMEBOL.com. 3 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Fixture - Copa CONMEBOL LIBERTADORES DE FUTSAL" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.

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