1978 Copa Libertadores

1978 Copa Libertadores de América
Tournament details
Dates June 27 – November 28
Teams 21 (from 10 associations)
Final positions
Champions Argentina Boca Juniors (2nd title)
Runners-up Colombia Deportivo Cali
Tournament statistics
Matches played 75
Goals scored 179 (2.39 per match)

The 1978 edition of Copa Libertadores was won by Boca Juniors, of Argentina for the second straight year, after defeating Deportivo Cali of Colombia in the final.

Group stage

Boca Juniors were bye to the second round as holders.

Group 1 (Argentina, Ecuador)

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
River Plate 8624071+6
Independiente 8632162+4
LDU Quito 56213410-6
El Nacional 36114610-4

Group 2 (Bolivia, Peru)

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Alianza Lima 116510195+14
Sporting Cristal 7631299-0
The Strongest 46204712-5
Oriente Petrolero 26105514-9

Group 3 (Brazil, Chile)

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Atlético Mineiro 106420168+8
Unión Española 66141710-3
São Paulo 5613267-1
Palestino 36114812-4

Group 4 (Colombia, Uruguay)

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Deportivo Cali 86321103+7
Peñarol 6630365+1
Junior 6614145-1
Danubio 4612329-7

Group 5 (Paraguay, Venezuela)

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Cerro Porteño 9633074+3
Portuguesa 66222550
Estudiantes 5613278-1
Libertad 4612346-2


Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Boca Juniors 7431072+5
River Plate 3411213-2
Atlético Mineiro 2410336-3

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Deportivo Cali 7431072+5
Cerro Porteño 3411213-2
Alianza Lima 2410336-3


Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Deportivo Cali Colombia 0-4 Argentina Boca Juniors 0-0 0-4


Copa Libertadores
1978 Winners
Boca Juniors
Second Title

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