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2003 Copa Libertadores

2003 Copa Libertadores de América
2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores de América
2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores da América
Tournament details
Dates February 4 – July 2
Teams 32 (from 11 associations)
Final positions
Champions Boca Juniors (5th title)
Runners-up Santos
Tournament statistics
Matches played 126
Goals scored 371 (2.94 per match)
Top scorer(s) Marcelo Delgado
Ricardo Oliveira
(9 goals each)
Best player Carlos Tévez

The 2003 Copa Libertadores de América (officially the 2003 Copa Toyota Libertadores de América for sponsorship reasons) was the 44th edition of the Copa Libertadores, CONMEBOL's premier annual international club tournament.

The tournament was won by Boca Juniors defeating Santos in a rematch of the 1963 Copa Libertadores Finals. Boca Juniors achieved their fifth Copa Libertadores title and third in four years.

Group stage

Group 1

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Deportivo Cali 12 6 4 0 2 9 3 6
River Plate 12 6 4 0 2 10 7 3
Libertad 7 6 2 1 3 9 9 0
Emelec 4 6 1 1 4 6 15 -9
  CAL RIV LIB EME
Deportivo Cali 2–0 1–0 2–1
River Plate 2–1 3–1 2–0
Libertad 1–0 0–2 2–2
Emelec 0–4 3–1 1–5

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Paysandu 6 4 2 0 14 5 9 14
Cerro Porteño 6 2 2 2 8 11 -3 8
Sporting Cristal 6 2 1 3 6 7 -1 7
Universidad Católica 6 1 1 4 7 12 -5 4
  PAY CER SC UC
Paysandu 0–0 2–1 3–1
Cerro Porteño 2–6 1–0 3–2
Sporting Cristal 0–2 1–1 3–1
U. Católica 1–1 2–1 0–1

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Santos 6 4 2 0 16 4 12 14
América 6 3 1 2 11 11 0 10
El Nacional 6 1 3 2 4 6 -2 6
12 de Octubre 6 1 0 5 7 17 -10 3
  SAN AME NAC OCT
Santos 3–0 1–1 3–1
América 1–5 1–0 4–1
El Nacional 0–0 1–1 1–0
12 de Octubre 1–4 1–4 3–1

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Cobreloa 6 2 3 1 9 5 4 9
Olimpia 6 2 3 1 9 6 3 9
Gimnasia y Esgrima 6 1 4 1 8 7 1 7
Alianza Lima 6 1 2 3 6 14 -8 5
  COB OLI GIM AL
Cobreloa 2–3 0–0 4–0
Olimpia 0–0 4–1 0–1
Gimnasia y Esgrima 0–0 1–1 5–1
Alianza Lima 2–3 1–1 1–1

Group 5

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Grêmio 6 3 1 2 10 7 3 10
Pumas UNAM 6 3 0 3 8 8 0 9
Bolívar 6 3 0 3 8 9 -1 9
Peñarol 6 2 1 3 12 14 -2 7
  GRE UNAM BOL PEÑ
Grêmio 3–2 1–0 4–1
Pumas UNAM 1–0 2–0 3–1
Bolívar 1–0 2–0 5–2
Peñarol 2–2 2–0 4–0

Group 6

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Racing 6 4 2 0 11 4 7 14
Nacional 6 3 1 2 12 10 2 10
Universitario 6 1 4 1 8 8 0 7
Oriente Petrolero 6 0 1 5 4 13 -9 1
  RAC NAC UNI OP
Racing 4–1 1–1 2–0
Nacional 1–2 2–0 3–0
Universitario 1–1 2–2 2–0
Oriente Petrolero 0–1 2–3 2–2

Group 7

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Independiente Medellín 6 4 0 2 9 6 3 12
Boca Juniors 6 3 2 1 10 7 3 11
Barcelona 6 1 2 3 8 10 -2 5
Colo-Colo 6 1 2 3 6 10 -4 5
  IND BOC BAR C-C
Medellín 1–0 1–0 2–0
Boca Juniors 2–0 2–1 2–2
Barcelona 2–4 2–2 2–0
Colo-Colo 2–1 1–2 1–1

Group 8

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Corinthians 6 5 0 1 15 6 9 15
Cruz Azul 6 3 0 3 12 11 1 9
Fénix 6 2 0 4 10 14 -4 6
The Strongest 6 2 0 4 6 12 -6 6
  COR CRU FEN TS
Corinthians 1–0 6–1 4–1
Cruz Azul 3–0 4–0 3–2
Fénix 1–2 6–1 2–0
The Strongest 0–2 2–1 1–0

Bracket

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                             
  River Plate 2 2 4  
  Corinthians 1 1 2  
    River Plate 2 1 3  
    América 1 4 5  
  América 1 0 1
  Racing 1 0 1  
    América 0 0 0  
    Boca Juniors 2 4 6  
  Boca Juniors 0 4 4  
  Paysandu 1 2 3  
    Boca Juniors 2 2 4
    Cobreloa 1 1 2  
  UNAM 0 0 0
  Cobreloa 1 0 1  
    Boca Juniors 2 3 5
    Santos 0 1 1
  Olimpia 2 0 2  
  Grêmio 3 3 6  
    Grêmio 2 1 3
    I. Medellín 2 2 4  
  Cerro Porteño 0 1 1
  I. Medellín 1 0 1  
    I. Medellín 0 2 2
    Santos 1 3 4  
  Cruz Azul 0 0 0  
  Deportivo Cali 0 0 0  
    Cruz Azul 2 0 2
    Santos 2 1 3  
  Nacional 4 2 6
  Santos 4 2 6  

Round of 16

1st Leg
Date Home Score Away
April 22 Olimpia 2–3 Grêmio
April 23 Cerro Porteño 0–1 Independiente Medellín
April 23 Nacional 4–4 Santos
May 6 Cruz Azul 0–0 Deportivo Cali
April 24 Boca Juniors 0–1 Paysandu
April 24 UNAM 0–1 Cobreloa
May 1 River Plate 2–1 Corinthians
April 24 América 1–1 Racing
2nd Leg
May 8 Grêmio 3–0 Olimpia
May 6 Independiente Medellín 0–1 [4–2] Cerro Porteño
May 7 Santos 2–2 [3–1] Nacional
May 13 Deportivo Cali 0–0 [2–3] Cruz Azul
May 15 Paysandu 2–4 Boca Juniors
May 8 Cobreloa 0–0 UNAM
May 14 Corinthians 1–2 River Plate
May 13 Racing 0–0 [5–6] América

Quarter finals

1st Leg
Date Home Score Away
May 20 River Plate 2–1 América
May 21 Cobreloa 1–2 Boca Juniors
May 21 Cruz Azul 2–2 Santos
May 22 Grêmio 2–2 Independiente Medellín
2nd Leg
May 27 América 4–1 River Plate
May 28 Santos 1–0 Cruz Azul
May 28 Boca Juniors 2–1 Cobreloa
May 29 Independiente Medellín 2–1 Grêmio

Semi finals

1st Leg
Date Home Score Away
June 4 Santos 1–0 Independiente Medellín
June 11 Boca Juniors 2–0 América
2nd Leg
June 18 Independiente Medellín 2–3 Santos
June 19 América 0–4 Boca Juniors

Final

1st Leg
June 25 Boca Juniors 2–0 Santos
2nd Leg
July 2 Santos 1–3 Boca Juniors
Copa Libertadores de América
2003 Champion

Boca Juniors
Fifth Title

External links

  • Conmebol
  • Copa Libertadores 2003
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