Copa Libertadores de América 1968


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First Round

Racing Club (Avellaneda) bye to the semifinals as holders.

Group 1 [Argentina, Colombia]
Jan 27: Independiente - Estudiantes             2-4
  [Bernao, Artime; Ribaudo(2), Echecopar, Verón]
Feb  4: Millonarios - Independiente             1-2
  [Ferrero; Bernao, Artime]
Feb  7: Millonarios - Estudiantes               0-1
  [Flores]
Feb  8: Deportivo Cali - Independiente          1-0
  [Iroldo]
Feb 11: Deportivo Cali - Estudiantes            1-2
  [Manera o/g; Bilardo, Echecopar]
Feb 14: Millonarios - Deportivo Cali            4-2
  [Ferrero, Aceros, E.Fernández, Frattini; R.Alvarez, Desiderio]
Feb 17: Estudiantes - Deportivo Cali            3-0
  [Ribaudo, Verón, Echecopar]
Feb 18: Independiente - Millonarios             3-1
  [Artime(3); V.Rodríguez]
Feb 21: Estudiantes - Millonarios               0-0
Feb 22: Independiente - Deportivo Cali          1-1
  [Savoy; Iroldo]
Feb 28: Deportivo Cali - Millonarios            1-0
  [B.Ferreira]
Feb 29: Estudiantes - Independiente             2-0
  [Pachamé, Conigliaro]

 1.Estudiantes (La Plata)          6  5  1  0 12- 3 11
 2.Independiente (Avellaneda)      6  2  1  3  8-10  5
 3.Deportivo Cali                  6  2  1  3  6-10  5
 4.Millonarios (Bogotá)            6  1  1  4  6- 9  3

Second Place Playoff (in Lima)
Mar  6: Independiente - Deportivo Cali          3-2
  [Pastoriza, Bernao, Artime; Iroldo, J.Sánchez]

Group 2 [Bolivia, Peru]
Jan 24: Always Ready - Universitario            0-3
  [D.Flores(2), Casaretto]
Jan 24: Jorge Wilstermann - Sporting Cristal    0-1
  [Del Castillo]
Jan 28: Always Ready - Sporting Cristal         1-4
  [Villante; González Pajuelo(2), Aquije, Del Castillo]
Jan 28: Jorge Wilstermann - Universitario       0-0
Feb  4: Jorge Wilstermann - Always Ready        3-0
  [López(2), Cabrera]
Feb 15: Universitario - Sporting Cristal        1-1
  [Challe; Aquije]
Feb 19: Sporting Cristal - Jorge Wilstermann    2-0 
  [Risco, Del Castillo]
Feb 22: Universitario - Jorge Wilstermann       5-1 
  [Percy Rojas(3), D.Flores(2); López]   
Feb 24: Sporting Cristal - Always Ready         1-1
  [Gallardo; Morales]
Feb 27: Universitario - Always Ready            6-0
  [D.Flores(2), Lobatón(2), Rojas, Staukas o/g]
Mar  2: Sporting Cristal - Universitario        2-2   
  [Aquije, Gallardo; Calatayud, Challe] 
Mar  3: Always Ready - Jorge Wilstermann        awd (awarded 0-1, originally 1-1)
  [Troncoso o/g; Cabrera]

 1.Universitario (Lima)            6  3  3  0 17- 4  9
 2.Sporting Cristal (Lima)         6  3  3  0 11- 5  9
 3.Jorge Wilstermann (Cochabamba)  6  2  1  3  5- 8  5
 4.Always Ready (La Paz)           6  0  1  5  2-18  1

Group 3 [Chile, Ecuador]
Feb  4: Emelec - El Nacional                    0-0
Feb 11: El Nacional - Univ. Católica            2-1
  [T.Rodríguez(2); Sarnari]
Feb 11: Emelec - Universidad de Chile           2-1
  [Delgado Mena, G.Hernández; Gangas]
Feb 18: Emelec - Univ. Católica                 1-2
  [Echeverría; Isella, Gallardo]
Feb 18: El Nacional - Universidad de Chile      3-1
  [Correa, T.Rodríguez, Rangel; Marín]
Feb 21: Univ. Católica - Universidad de Chile   3-2
  [Sarnari(2), Gallardo; Oleniak, Yavar]
Feb 24: Univ. Católica - El Nacional            2-0
  [Isella, Varas]
Feb 24: Universidad de Chile - Emelec           0-0
Feb 27: Univ. Católica - Emelec                 1-1
  [Sarnari; B.Sosa]
Feb 27: Universidad de Chile - El Nacional      1-0
  [Campos]
Mar  2: Universidad de Chile - Univ. Católica   1-2
  [Yavar; Messen(2)]
Mar  3: El Nacional - Emelec                    0-1x
  [Delgado Mena]
x apparently played at Emelec

 1.Universidad Católica (Santiago) 6  4  1  1 11- 7  9
 2.Emelec (Guayaquil)              6  2  3  1  5- 4  7
 3.El Nacional (Quito)             6  2  1  3  5- 6  5
 4.Universidad de Chile (Santiago) 6  1  1  4  6-10  3

Group 4 [Paraguay, Uruguay]
Feb  2: Peñarol - Nacional                      1-0
  [Spencer]
Feb  2: Guaraní - Libertad                      2-0
  [V.Juárez, A.Martínez]
Feb  6: Nacional - Guaraní                      2-2
  [Techera, Mujica; G.García(2)]
Feb  7: Peñarol - Libertad                      4-0
  [Spencer(2), Rocha, Bertocchi]
Feb 10: Nacional - Libertad                     4-0
  [Morales(2), Mujica, Celio]
Feb 12: Peñarol - Guaraní                       2-0
  [Spencer(2)]
Feb 16: Libertad - Guaraní                      1-1
  [Ayala; V.Juárez]
Feb 16: Nacional - Peñarol                      0-0
Feb 20: Libertad - Peñarol                      1-0
  [Fleitas]
Feb 21: Guaraní - Nacional                      2-1
  [Ivaldi, a.Martínez; Celio]
Feb 24: Guaraní - Peñarol                       1-1
  [V.Juárez; Abbadie]
Feb 25: Libertad - Nacional                     0-2
  [Celio, Virgili]

 1.Peñarol (Montevideo)            6  3  2  1  8- 2  8
 2.Guaraní (Asunción)              6  2  3  1  8- 7  7
 3.Nacional (Montevideo)           6  2  2  2  9- 5  6
 4.Libertad (Asunción)             6  1  1  4  2-13  3

Group 5 [Brazil, Venezuela]
Jan 21: Deportivo Galicia - Deportivo Portugués 2-0  
  [Celso(2)]
Jan 21: Náutico - Palmeiras                     1-3
  [Ladeira; Ademir(2), Tupazinho]
Jan 27: Deportivo Portugués - Náutico           1-1
  [Ramos; Iván]
Jan 31: Deportivo Galicia - Náutico             2-1
  [Becerra, Olavo; Lala]
Feb  4: Deportivo Galicia - Palmeiras           1-2
  [Chacho; Ademir, Díaz o/g]
Feb  7: Deportivo Portugués - Palmeiras         1-2
  [Ramos; Tupazinho, Ademir]
Feb 11: Náutico - Deportivo Galicia             1-0
  [Nino]
Feb 14: Náutico - Deportivo Portugués           3-2x
  [Lala, Ladeiro, Nino; Ramos, Ratto]
Feb 18: Palmeiras - Deportivo Galicia           2-0
  [Servilio, Tupazinho]
Feb 22: Palmeiras - Deportivo Portugués         3-0
  [Servilio(2), Ademir]
Mar  3: Palmeiras - Náutico                     0-0
Mar  3: Deportivo Portugués - Deportivo Galicia 1-0
  [Ratto]
x points awarded to Deportivo Portugués as Náutico made two
  substitutions.

 1.Palmeiras (São Paulo)           6  5  1  0 12- 3 11
 2.Deportivo Portugués (Caracas)   6  2  1  3  5-11  5
 3.Náutico (Recife)                6  1  2  3  7- 8  4
 4.Deportivo Galicia (Acarigua)    6  2  0  4  5- 7  4

Second Round (Quarter-Finals)

Group 1
Mar 14: Universitario - Estudiantes             1-0
  [Lobatón]
Mar 21: Universitario - Independiente           0-3
  [Pastoriza(3)]
Mar 28: Independiente - Estudiantes             1-2
  [Pavoni; Ribaudo(2)]
Apr  4: Estudiantes - Independiente             1-0
  [E.Flores]
Apr  9: Estudiantes - Universitario             1-0  
  [Verón]  
Apr 11: Independiente - Universitario           3-0   
  [Yazalde, Tarabini, Artime] 

 1.Estudiantes (La Plata)          4  3  0  1  4- 2  6
 2.Independiente (Avellaneda)      4  2  0  2  7- 3  4
 3.Universitario (Lima)            4  1  0  3  1- 7  2

Group 2
Mar 16: Deportivo Portugués - Peñarol           0-3
  [Silva, Méndez, Spencer]
Mar 17: Emelec - Sporting Cristal               0-2  
  [Miflin, Aquije]   
Mar 20: Emelec - Peñarol                        0-1
  [Spencer]
Mar 20: Deportivo Portugués - Sporting Cristal  1-1
  [Curro; González Pajuelo]
Mar 24: Emelec - Deportivo Portugués            2-0
  [B.Sosa(2)]
Mar 25: Sporting Cristal - Peñarol              0-0 
Mar 28: Sporting Cristal - Deportivo Portugués  2-0
  [Gallardo(2)]
Mar 31: Peñarol - Deportivo Portugués           4-0
  [Spencer(2), Abbadie, Bertocchi]
Apr  1: Sporting Cristal - Emelec               1-1
  [Gallardo; Echeverría]
Apr  4: Peñarol - Emelec                        1-0
  [Spencer]
Apr 10: Peñarol - Sporting Cristal              1-1
  [Spencer; Risco]
Apr 10: Deportivo Portugués - Emelec            2-0  
  [J.Ramos(2)]

 1.Peñarol (Montevideo)            6  4  2  0 10- 1 10
 2.Sporting Cristal (Lima)         6  2  4  0  7- 3  8
 3.Emelec (Guayaquil)              6  1  1  4  3- 7  3
 4.Portugues (Caracas)             6  1  1  4  3-12  3

Group 3
Mar 13: Univ. Católica - Guaraní                4-1
  [Sarnari(2), Isella(2); G.García]
Mar 17: Guaraní - Univ. Católica                3-1
  [V.Juárez, Sosa, García; Varas]
Mar 21: Palmeiras - Univ. Católica              4-1
  [Tupazinho(2), Ademir, Rinaldo; Varas]
Mar 24: Guaraní - Palmeiras                     2-0
  [V.Juárez, A.Martínez]
Mar 31: Univ. Católica - Palmeiras              0-1
  [Dudú]
Apr  4: Palmeiras - Guaraní                     2-1
  [Tupazinho, Servilio; E.Juárez]

 1.Palmeiras (São Paulo)           4  3  0  1  7- 4  6
 2.Guaraní (Asunción)              4  2  0  2  7- 7  4
 3.Universidad Católica (Santiago) 4  1  0  3  6- 9  2

Semi-Finals (Apr 18 & 23)
Estudiantes              Arg  Racing Club              Arg   3-0  0-2  [1-1]x
  [Verón(2), Fucceneco]
  [Maschio, Perfumo]
  [Cárdenas; Verón]
Palmeiras                Bra  Peñarol                  Uru   1-0  2-1  3-1
  [Tupazinho]

  [H.Silva; Tupazinho(2)]
x 2nd leg Apr 24, playoff Apr 27; Estudiantes qualified due to better goal
  difference over the first two matches

Final (May 2 & 7)
Estudiantes              Arg  Palmeiras                Bra   2-1  1-3

Playoff (May 16) (in Montevideo)
Estudiantes              Arg  Palmeiras                Bra   2-0

1st leg. Estadio La Plata, La Plata, 2- 5-1968

Estudiantes - Palmeiras 2-1
 ?' Servilio      0-1
83' Verón         1-1
87' Flores        2-1

Estudiantes: Poletti, Fucceneco, Spadaro, Madero, Malbernat, Pachamé,
             Bilardo, Flores, Ribaudo (Lavezzi), Conigliaro, Verón.
Palmeiras: Valdir de Moraes, Geraldo da Silva, Baldochi, Osmar, Gilberto,
           Ademir da Guía, Dudú, Suingue, Tupazinho, Servilio, Rinaldo.

Referee: Marino (Uruguay)

2nd leg. Pacaembú, São Paulo, 7- 5-1968

Palmeiras - Estudiantes 3-1
10' Tupazinho     1-0
54' Reinaldo      2-0
68' Tupazinho     3-0
72' Verón         3-1

Palmeiras: Valdir de Moraes, Escalera, Baldochi, Osmar, Ferrari, Ademir da Guía, 
           Dudú, Servilio (China), Tupazinho, Rinaldo, Suingue.
Estudiantes: Poletti, Spadaro, Madero, Fucceneco, Pachamé, Malbernat, 
             Bilardo, Ribaudo, Flores (Togneri), Conigliaro, Verón.

Referee: Massaro (Chile)

Play-off. Centenario, Montevideo, 16- 5-1968

Estudiantes - Palmeiras 2-0
13' Ribaudo       1-0
82' Verón         2-0

Estudiantes: Poletti, Aguirre Suárez, Madero, Malbernat, Pachamé, Medina,
             Bilardo, Flores, Ribaudo, Conigliaro, Verón.
Palmeiras: Valdir de Moraes, Escalera, Baldochi, Osmar, Ademir da Guía, Ferrari, 
           Suingue, Dudú, Tupazinho, Servilio (China), Rinaldo.

Referee: Orozco (Peru)

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