2022 Copa Libertadores Final

The 2022 Copa Libertadores Final was the final match which decided the winner of the 2022 Copa Libertadores. This was the 63rd edition of the Copa Libertadores, the top-tier South American continental club football tournament organized by CONMEBOL.

2022 Copa Libertadores Final
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The Estadio Monumental in Guayaquil hosted the final.
Event2022 Copa Libertadores
Date29 October 2022
VenueEstadio Monumental Isidro Romero Carbo, Guayaquil[1]
Man of the MatchGabriel Barbosa (Flamengo)
RefereePatricio Loustau (Argentina)
Attendance42,517
2021
2023

The match was played on 29 October 2022 at the Estadio Monumental in Guayaquil, Ecuador,[2][3] between Brazilian sides Flamengo and Athletico Paranaense.

Flamengo defeated Athletico Paranaense by a 1–0 score to win their third title in the tournament.[4] As winners of the 2022 Copa Libertadores, they qualified for the 2022 FIFA Club World Cup and earned the right to play against the winners of the 2022 Copa Sudamericana in the 2023 Recopa Sudamericana. They also automatically qualified for the 2023 Copa Libertadores group stage.

VenueEdit

Bidding Venues for the 2022 Copa Libertadores Final[5][6]
Association Stadium City Capacity
  Argentina Estadio Presidente Juan Domingo Perón Avellaneda 61,000
Estadio Monumental Buenos Aires 70,074
La Bombonera 54,000
Estadio Libertadores de América 48,069
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes Córdoba 57,000
  Brazil Arena da Baixada Curitiba 42,372
Estádio Beira-Rio Porto Alegre 50,128
Maracanã Rio de Janeiro 78,838
Estádio do Morumbi São Paulo 67,052
Arena Corinthians 49,205
  Chile Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos Santiago 58,665
  Ecuador Estadio Monumental Guayaquil 59,283
  Peru Estadio Monumental Lima 80,093
Estadio Nacional del Perú 50,000
  Uruguay Estadio Centenario Montevideo 60,235

TeamsEdit

Team Previous finals appearances (bold indicates winners)
  Flamengo 3 (1981, 2019, 2021)
  Athletico Paranaense 1 (2005)

Road to the finalEdit

Note: In all scores below, the score of the home team is given first.

  Flamengo Round   Athletico Paranaense
Opponent Venue Score Opponent Venue Score
Bye Qualifying stages Bye
Group H Group stage Group B
  Sporting Cristal Away 0–2   Caracas Away 0–0
  Talleres Home 3–1   The Strongest Home 1–0
  Universidad Católica Away 2–3   Libertad Away 1–0
  Talleres Away 2–2   The Strongest Away 5–0
  Universidad Católica Home 3–0   Libertad Home 2–0
  Sporting Cristal Home 2–1   Caracas Home 5–1
Pos Team Pld Pts
1   Flamengo 6 16
2   Talleres 6 11
3   Universidad Católica 6 4
4   Sporting Cristal 6 2
Source: CONMEBOL
Pos Team Pld Pts
1   Libertad 6 10
2   Athletico Paranaense 6 10
3   The Strongest 6 6
4   Caracas 6 6
Source: CONMEBOL
Seed 3 Final stages Seed 12
  Deportes Tolima
(won 8–1 on aggregate)
Away 0–1 Round of 16   Libertad
(won 3–2 on aggregate)
Home 2–1
Home 7–1 Away 1–1
  Corinthians
(won 3–0 on aggregate)
Away 0–2 Quarter-finals   Estudiantes
(won 1–0 on aggregate)
Home 0–0
Home 1–0 Away 0–1
  Vélez Sarsfield
(won 6–1 on aggregate)
Away 0–4 Semi-finals   Palmeiras
(won 3–2 on aggregate)
Home 1–0
Home 2–1 Away 2–2

MatchEdit

Guillermo Varela, Rodrigo Caio, Bruno Henrique (Flamengo), Julimar, Reinaldo and Marcelo Cirino (Athletico Paranaense) were ruled out of the final due to injuries.

DetailsEdit

Flamengo  1–0  Athletico Paranaense
Gabriel Barbosa   45+4' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flamengo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Athletico Paranaense
GK 20   Santos
RB 22   Rodinei
RCB 23   David Luiz
LCB 4   Léo Pereira
LB 16   Filipe Luís   20'
DM 8   Thiago Maia   71'
RM 7   Éverton Ribeiro (c)
LM 35   João Gomes
AM 14   Giorgian de Arrascaeta   68'   84'
CF 9   Gabriel Barbosa   84'
CF 21   Pedro
Substitutes:
GK 1   Diego Alves
DF 15   Fabrício Bruno
DF 26   Ayrton Lucas   20'
DF 30   Pablo
DF 34   Matheuzinho
MF 2   Erick Pulgar
MF 5   Arturo Vidal   75'   71'
MF 10   Diego
MF 29   Victor Hugo   84'
MF 42   Matheus França
FW 18   Everton   84'
FW 31   Marinho
Manager:
  Dorival Júnior
GK 1   Bento
RB 13   Khellven
RCB 34   Pedro Henrique   28'   43'
LCB 44   Thiago Heleno (c)
LB 16   Abner Vinícius
DM 50   Fernandinho
RM 17   Hugo Moura   75'
LM 38   Alex Santana   43'   46'
AM 8   Vitor Bueno   57'
CF 11   Vitinho   57'
CF 27   Vitor Roque   65'
Substitutes:
GK 12   Anderson
DF 22   Nicolás Hernández
DF 24   Luis Manuel Orejuela
DF 42   Matheus Felipe   46'
DF 48   Pedrinho
MF 18   Léo Cittadini
MF 26   Erick
MF 28   Tomás Cuello
FW 5   Pablo   65'
FW 9   Agustín Canobbio   57'
FW 20   David Terans   75'
FW 35   Rômulo   73'   57'
Manager:
  Luiz Felipe Scolari

Man of the Match:
Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo)

Assistant referees:[7]
Diego Bonfá (Argentina)
Ezequiel Brailovsky (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Facundo Tello (Argentina)
Fifth official:
Facundo Rodríguez (Argentina)
Video assistant referee:
Mauro Vigliano (Argentina)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Germán Delfino (Argentina)[8]
Juan Pablo Belatti (Argentina)[8]
Nicolás Gallo (Colombia)

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Twelve named substitutes.
  • Maximum of five substitutions, with a sixth allowed in extra time.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Montevideo será la sede de las finales únicas de la CONMEBOL". CONMEBOL (in Spanish). 13 May 2021. Archived from the original on 2022-01-23. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Guayaquil será sede de la final de la Copa Libertadores 2022". Pagina12 (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2022-01-03. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Ecuador será sede de tres eventos Conmebol en 2022". Primicias (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2022-01-01. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Flamengo alcanza la Gloria Eterna y es tricampeón de la CONMEBOL Libertadores" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 29 October 2022.
  5. ^ CONMEBOL (14 May 2020). "POSTULANTES A LAS FINALES 2021, 2022 Y 2023" [APPLICANTS FOR THE FINALS OF 2021, 2022 AND 2023] (PDF). CONMEBOL (in Spanish). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2020-05-20. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  6. ^ "CONMEBOL Confirms Candidates to Host 2021-2023 Libertadores Finals | Copa Libertadores". www.copalibertadores.com. Retrieved 2020-12-23.
  7. ^ a b "Árbitros para la Final de la CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 21 October 2022.
  8. ^ a b "Sustitución de AVAR y AVAR 2 – Final CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 24 October 2022.

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