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1991 Supercopa LibertadoresDescription : The 1991 Supercopa Libertadores was the fourth season of the Supercopa Libertadores, a club football tournament for past Copa Libertadores winners. The tournament was won by Cruzeiro, who beat River Plate 3–2 on aggregate in the final.As the new reigning Copa Libertadores champions, Chilean side Colo-Colo were admitted into the competition.Former Copa Libertadores winners Atlético Nacional did not take part.Up until the middle of 1991, 15 teams had won the Copa Libertadores at least once sinc... Page:1299

1991 Supercopa Sudamericana
1991 Supercopa Libertadores João Havelange
Tournament details
Teams14 (from 5 confederations)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil Cruzeiro (1st title)
Runners-upArgentina River Plate
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored53 (2.04 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Juan José Borrelli
Brazil Charles
Brazil Gaúcho
Argentina Sergio Martínez
(3 goals)
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The 1991 Supercopa Libertadores was the fourth season of the Supercopa Libertadores, a club football tournament for past Copa Libertadores winners. The tournament was won by Cruzeiro, who beat River Plate 3–2 on aggregate in the final.

As the new reigning Copa Libertadores champions, Chilean side Colo-Colo were admitted into the competition.

Former Copa Libertadores winners Atlético Nacional did not take part.

Qualified teams

Up until the middle of 1991, 15 teams had won the Copa Libertadores at least once since its inaugural season in 1960; however, only 14 teams participated as Atlético Nacional declined to play in the tournament.

TeamFirst won
Uruguay Peñarol1960
Brazil Santos1962
Argentina Independiente1964
Argentina Racing1967
Argentina Estudiantes1968
Uruguay Nacional1971
Brazil Cruzeiro1976
Argentina Boca Juniors1977
Paraguay Olimpia1979
Brazil Flamengo1981
Brazil Grêmio1983
Argentina Argentinos Juniors1985
Argentina River Plate1986
Colombia Atlético Nacional1989
Chile Colo-Colo1991

Bracket

 First roundQuarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinals
                   
 Brazil Grêmio21 (3) 
 Argentina River Plate21 (4) 
  Argentina River Plate11 (4) 
   Brazil Flamengo02 (3) 
 Argentina Estudiantes10
 Brazil Flamengo12 
  Argentina River Plate23 
   Uruguay Peñarol01 
 Argentina Racing20 
 Uruguay Peñarol30 
  Uruguay Peñarol30
   Brazil Santos20 
 Brazil Santos20
 Argentina Argentinos Juniors10 
  Argentina River Plate20
  Brazil Cruzeiro03
 Chile Colo-Colo00 (3) 
 Brazil Cruzeiro00 (4) 
  Brazil Cruzeiro40 
   Uruguay Nacional03 
 Uruguay Nacional10
 Argentina Boca Juniors12 
  Brazil Cruzeiro10 (5)
   Paraguay Olimpia10 (4) 
     
     
  Paraguay Olimpia12
   Argentina Independiente10 
    

First round

Teams from the same nation could not be drawn against one another. Olimpia, as the title holders, entered the competition at the quarterfinal stage. Independiente also advanced to that same stage after the initial draw.

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
River Plate Argentina3–3 (4-3 p)Brazil Grêmio2–21–1
Peñarol Uruguay3–2Argentina Racing3–20–0
Argentinos Juniors Argentina1–2Brazil Santos1–20–0
Flamengo Brazil3–1Argentina Estudiantes1–12–0
Cruzeiro Brazil0–0 (4-3 p)Chile Colo-Colo0–00–0
Boca Juniors Argentina1–3Uruguay Nacional1–10–2

Quarterfinals

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
Peñarol Uruguay3–2Brazil Santos3–20–0
River Plate Argentina2–2 (4-3 p)Brazil Flamengo1–01–2
Cruzeiro Brazil4–3Uruguay Nacional4–00–3
Independiente Argentina1–3Paraguay Olimpia1–10–2

Semi-finals

Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
River Plate Argentina5–1Uruguay Peñarol2–03–1
Cruzeiro Brazil1–1 (5-4 p)Paraguay Olimpia1–10–0

Final

Main article: 1991 Supercopa Libertadores Finals
Team 1Agg.Team 21st leg2nd leg
River Plate Argentina2–3Brazil Cruzeiro2–00–3
1991 Supercopa
Sudamericana Winners
Brazil
Cruzeiro
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