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1981 Copa Libertadores

1981 Copa Libertadores de América
Tournament details
Dates March 18 – November 23, 1981
Teams 21 (from 10 associations)
Final positions
Champions 23x15px Flamengo (1st title)
Runners-up 23x15px Cobreloa
Tournament statistics
Matches played 77
Goals scored 221 (2.87 per match)
Top scorer(s) 23x15px Zico (11 goals)
1980
1982

The 1981 Copa Libertadores was won by Flamengo of Brazil, who beat Cobreloa of Chile in the finals.

Group stage

Nacional received a bye to the second round as 1980 title holders.

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Deportivo Cali 6 4 0 2 10 6 +4 8
23x15px River Plate 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 7
23x15px Rosario Central 6 3 0 3 11 7 +4 6
23x15px Junior 6 1 1 4 3 14 −11 3

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Peñarol 6 5 1 0 13 3 +10 11
23x15px Bella Vista 6 4 1 1 16 5 +11 9
23x15px Estudiantes 6 0 2 4 5 14 −9 2
23x15px Portuguesa 6 0 2 4 1 13 −12 2

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Flamengo 6 2 4 0 14 9 +5 8
23x15px Atlético Mineiro 6 2 4 0 8 6 +2 8
23x15px Cerro Porteño 6 1 2 3 9 12 −3 4
23x15px Olimpia 6 0 4 2 1 5 −4 4

3 July 1981
Atletico Mineiro 23x15px 2–2 23x15px Flamengo
Éder Goal 28'63' Nunes Goal 65'
Marinho Goal 85'
Mineirão, Belo Horizonte
Attendance: 63,153
Referee: José Roberto Wright (Brazil)


14 July 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 5–2 23x15px Cerro Porteño
Zico Goal 20'27'
Baroninho Goal 47'
Nunes Goal 62'62'
Jimenes Goal 62'
Dos Santos Goal 90'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 25,967
Referee: Carlos Montalvan (Brazil)



24 July 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Olimpia
Adilio Goal 22' Solalinde Goal 60'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 38,718
Referee: Abel Gnecco



7 August 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 2–2 23x15px Atletico Mineiro
Nunes Goal 67'
Tita Goal 69'
Palhinha Goal 62'
Reinaldo Goal 69'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 62,763
Referee: Carlos Rosa Martins


11 August 1981
Cerro Porteño 23x15px 2–4 23x15px Flamengo
Acost Goal 69'
Jimenes Goal 72'
Baroninho Goal 7'
Zico Goal 58'65'70'
Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Roque Cerullo

11 August 1981
Olimpia 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Flamengo
Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: José Martizez Bazan

First-place play-off match Score
23x15px Flamengo 0
23x15px Atlético Mineiro 0
  • Match awarded to Flamengo after 37 minutes because Atlético had six players left after five sendings-off. The game was 0–0 at the time of stoppage. The referee was Jose Roberto Wright.

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px The Strongest 6 4 0 2 13 9 4 8
23x15px Jorge Wilstermann 6 4 0 2 9 9 0 8
23x15px Barcelona 6 3 0 3 8 8 0 6
23x15px Técnico Universitário 6 1 0 5 11 15 −4 2
First-place play-off match Score
23x15px The Strongest 1
23x15px Jorge Wilstermann 4

Group 5

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Cobreloa 6 3 3 0 14 3 +11 9
23x15px Sporting Cristal 6 3 2 1 9 11 −2 8
23x15px Universidad de Chile 6 2 2 2 8 6 +2 6
23x15px Torino 6 0 1 5 5 16 −11 1

Semi-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Flamengo 4 4 0 0 10 2 +8 8
23x15px Deportivo Cali 4 1 1 2 2 5 −3 3
23x15px Jorge Wilstermann 4 0 1 3 3 8 −5 1



23 October 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Deportivo Cali
Zico Goal 9'82'
Chiquinho Goal 57'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 28,847
Referee: Juan Cardelino


30 October 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 4–1 23x15pxJorge Wilstermann
Nunes Goal 9'
Adilio Goal 39'
Anselmo Goal 87'
Chiquinho Goal 90'
Tarborga Goal 2'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,520
Referee: Jorge Orellana

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Cobreloa 4 3 1 0 9 5 +4 7
23x15px Nacional 4 0 3 1 5 6 −1 3
23x15px Peñarol 4 0 2 2 4 7 −3 2

Finals

13 November 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Cobreloa
Zico Goal 12'30' (pen.) Merello Goal 65'
Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 93,985
Referee: Esposito (Argentina)

20 November 1981
Cobreloa 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Flamengo
Merello Goal 84'
Estadio Nacional, Santiago
Attendance: 61,721
Referee: Ramón Barreto (Uruguay)

23 November 1981
Flamengo 23x15px 2–0
(4–2 agg.)
23x15px Cobreloa
Zico Goal 18'84'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,200
Referee: Roque Cerullo (Uruguay)
GK 20 23x15px Raul
RB 19 23x15px Nei Dias
CB 4 23x15px Marinho
CB 14 23x15px Mozer
LB 5 23x15px Júnior
DM 6 23x15px Andrade Sent off 35'
MF 2 23x15px Leandro
AM 10 23x15px Zico (c)
FW 12 23x15px Tita
CF 9 23x15px Nunes Substituted off 86'
FW 8 23x15px Adílio
Substitutes:
FW 25 23x15px Anselmo Substituted in 86' Sent off 89'
Manager:
23x15px Paulo César Carpegiani
GK 1 23x15px Oscar Wirth
RB 2 23x15px Hugo Tabilo
CB 3 23x15px Juan Páez Substituted off 40'
CB 4 23x15px Mario Soto (c) Sent off 90'
LB 20 23x15px Enzo Escobar
DM 6 23x15px Eduardo Jiménez Sent off 35'
CM 14 23x15px Armando Alarcón Sent off 23'
CM 8 23x15px Victor Merello
RW 11 23x15px Hector Puebla
CF 9 23x15px Jorge Luis Siviero Booked 24'
LW 15 23x15px Washington Olivera
Substitutes:
FW 7 23x15px Oscar Múñoz Substituted in 40'
Manager:
23x15px Vicente Cantatore

Man of the Match:

Assistant referees:

References

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