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Open Access Articles- Top Results for 1998 Copa Mercosur

1998 Copa Mercosur

The Copa Mercosur 1998 was the 1st staging of the international club cup.

The competition started on 29 July 1998 and concluded on 29 December 1998 with Palmeiras beating Cruzeiro in the final.

Participants

Details

  • The 20 teams were divided into 5 groups of 4 teams. Each team plays othe other teams in the group twice. The top team from each group qualified for the quarter-finals along with the best 3 runners up.
  • From the quarter finals to the final, two legs were played in each round. In the result of a draw, the match was decided by a penalty shoot out.

Group stage

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
23x15px Cruzeiro 10 6 3 1 2 15 7 +8
23x15px San Lorenzo 10 6 3 1 2 11 8 +3
23x15px São Paulo 7 6 2 1 3 8 12 -4
23x15px Colo Colo 7 6 2 1 3 5 12 -7

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
23x15px Palmeiras 18 6 6 0 0 16 3 +13
23x15px Nacional 9 6 3 0 3 10 14 -4
23x15px Independiente 6 6 2 0 4 12 15 -3
23x15px Universidad de Chile 3 6 1 0 5 7 13 -6

Group C

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
23x15px Racing 14 6 4 2 0 9 4 +5
23x15px Olimpia 10 6 3 1 2 13 12 +1
23x15px Corinthians 5 6 1 2 3 7 8 -1
23x15px Peñarol 3 6 0 3 3 6 11 -5

Group D

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
23x15px Vélez Sársfield 11 6 3 2 1 7 6 +1
23x15px Boca Juniors 9 6 3 0 3 11 7 +4
23x15px Flamengo 9 6 3 0 3 7 8 -1
23x15px Cerro Porteño 5 6 1 2 3 9 13 -4

Group E

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
23x15px River Plate 9 6 2 3 1 8 7 +1
23x15px Vasco da Gama 9 6 2 3 1 4 3 +1
23x15px Grêmio 7 6 2 1 3 10 9 +1
23x15px Universidad Católica 6 6 1 3 2 6 9 -3

Quarter-finals

First leg




Second leg

Palmeiras won 4–2 on aggregate.


Cruzeiro won 4–1 on aggregate.


Olimpia won 6–4 on aggregate.


1-1 on aggregate. San Lorenzo won 2-0 on penalties.

Semi-finals

First leg


Second leg

Match abandoned after 69 minutes due to crowd trouble. Result allowed to stand. Palmeiras won 3–0 on aggregate.


Cruzeiro won 2-1 on aggregate.

Final

First leg

Second leg

Play Off


Copa Mercosur
1998 Winner
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Palmeiras
First Title

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