Copa Julio Roca


Played on eleven occasions between 1914 and 1976 between Argentina and
Brazil.  Played on an irregular basis and with different modes.

In fact two different cups were contested; the one in 1914 was donated
by Julio Roca to the FAF (Federación Argentina de Football) and played
only once, and the one played from 1922 to 1976 was donated by him to
the AAF (Asociación Argentina de Football) and played ten times.

Year    Winner

1914    Brazil
1922    Brazil
1923    Argentina
1939/40 Argentina
1940    Argentina
1945    Brazil
1957    Brazil
1960    Brazil
1963    Brazil
1971    Argentina and Brazil  (title shared)
1976    Brazil

Number of titles

Brazil      8
Argentina   4



Copa Julio Roca 1914

27 Sep Buenos Aires       Argentina 0-1 Brazil



Copa Julio Roca 1922

22 Oct São Paulo          Brazil    2-1 Argentina



Copa Julio Roca 1923

 9 Dec Buenos Aires       Argentina 2-0 Brazil



Copa Julio Roca 1939/40

15 Jan 1939 Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    1-5 Argentina
22 Jan 1939 Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    3-2 Argentina
18 Feb 1940 São Paulo          Brazil    2-2 Argentina      [aet, 2-2 after 90 mins]
25 Feb 1940 São Paulo          Brazil    0-3 Argentina

NB: the third match had been scheduled for 25 Jan 1939, but after incidents in
    the second match on 22 Jan 1939, the third match was postponed until Dec
    1939 and then to Feb 1940.

Final Table:

 1.Argentina       4  2  1  1 12- 6  5
 2.Brazil          4  1  1  2  6-12  3



Copa Julio Roca 1940

 5 Mar Buenos Aires       Argentina 6-1 Brazil
10 Mar Buenos Aires       Argentina 2-3 Brazil
17 Mar Buenos Aires       Argentina 5-1 Brazil

Final Table:

 1.Argentina       3  2  0  1 13- 5  4
 2.Brazil          3  1  0  2  5-13  2



Copa Julio Roca 1945

16 Dec São Paulo          Brazil    3-4 Argentina
20 Dec Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    6-2 Argentina
23 Dec Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    3-1 Argentina

Final Table:

 1.Brazil          3  2  0  1 12- 7  4
 2.Argentina       3  1  0  2  7-12  2



Copa Julio Roca 1957

 7 Jul Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    1-2 Argentina
10 Jul São Paulo          Brazil    2-0 Argentina    [aet, 1-0 after 90 mins]

Final Table:

 1.Brazil          2  1  0  1  3- 2  2
 2.Argentina       2  1  0  1  2- 3  2



Copa Julio Roca 1960

26 May Buenos Aires       Argentina 4-2 Brazil
29 May Buenos Aires       Argentina 1-4 Brazil       [aet, 1-2 after 90 mins]

Final Table:

 1.Brazil          2  1  0  1  6- 5  2
 2.Argentina       2  1  0  1  5- 6  2



Copa Julio Roca 1963

13 Apr São Paulo          Brazil    2-3 Argentina 
16 Apr Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    5-2 Argentina    [aet, 4-1 after 90 mins]

Final Table:

 1.Brazil          2  1  0  1  7- 5  2
 2.Argentina       2  1  0  1  5- 7  2



Copa Julio Roca 1971

28 Jul Buenos Aires       Argentina 1-1 Brazil
31 Jul Buenos Aires       Argentina 2-2 Brazil       [aet, 1-1 after 90 mins]

Final Table:

 1.Argentina       2  0  2  0  3- 3  2
   Brazil          2  0  2  0  3- 3  2

Title shared.



Copa Julio Roca 1976

27 Feb Buenos Aires       Argentina 1-2 Brazil
19 May Rio de Janeiro     Brazil    2-0 Argentina 

Final Table:

 1.Brazil          2  2  0  0  4- 1  4
 2.Argentina       2  0  0  2  1- 4  0

NB: these matches also counted for the Copa del Atlántico 1976.


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Thanks to Héctor Darío Pelayes and Osvaldo Gorgazzi for additions and corrections

Prepared and maintained by José Luis Pierrend for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: José Luis Pierrend
Last updated: 30 Oct 2004

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