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1990 Copa Libertadores

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Champions  Olimpia (2nd title)
Champion  Club Olimpia
Teams  19
Matches played  83
Runners-up  Barcelona
Dates  25 Feb 1990 – 10 Oct 1990
Goals scored  184
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Similar  1989 Copa Libertadores, 1991 Copa Libertadores, 1979 Copa Libertadores, 1982 Copa Libertadores, 1998 Copa Libertadores

The Copa Libertadores 1990 was won by Club Olimpia after defeating Barcelona Sporting Club with a 3-1 aggregate in the finals. One of the players for Olimpia was legendary goalkeeper Ever Hugo Almeida, who retired from professional football the following year.

Contents

Group 2

  • Note: Group 2 did not include the other two Colombian teams that qualified for the tournament because of threats by drug lords to referees in the previous tournament in 1989. The only exception was the champion, Atletico Nacional of Medellín, which had a "bye" as the current champion. However, because of the threat situations, Atletico Nacional was penalized and had to play their home games in Chile for this edition of the tournament.
  • Group 4

    First Place Playoff Match CA Progreso beat Defensor Sporting 4-0 to decide the first team in the group.

    Second round

  • Note: Since Olimpia won Group 5 they had to face the third-placed team from Group 2, but because that group only had two teams because of the suspension of Colombian teams Olimpia automatically qualified for the quarter-finals.
  • Quarter finals

  • Note: Second leg between Vasco da Gama and Atlético Nacional was a replay in Santiago (Chile). The original match ended with a victory by 2-0 for Atlético Nacional, but it was annulled following a protest by Vasco da Gama complaining of pressure on the referee by local drug lords.
  • References

    1990 Copa Libertadores Wikipedia


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