1997 Intercontinental Cup

1997 Intercontinental Cup

Match programme cover
Date 2 December 1997
Venue National Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the Match Andreas Möller
Referee José García-Aranda (Spain)
Attendance 46,953[1]

The 1997 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on 2 December 1997 between Borussia Dortmund, winners of the 1996–97 UEFA Champions League, and Cruzeiro, winners of the 1997 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the neutral venue of the National Stadium in Tokyo in front of 46,953 fans. Andreas Möller was named as man of the match.[1]


Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
Germany Borussia Dortmund 1996–97 UEFA Champions League winners None
Brazil Cruzeiro 1997 Copa Libertadores winners 1976



2 December 1997
19:10 JST
Borussia Dortmund Germany 2–0 Brazil Cruzeiro
Zorc  34'
Herrlich  85'
Borussia Dortmund
GK 1 Germany Stefan Klos
RB 7 Germany Stefan Reuter  54'
CB 27Austria Wolfgang Feiersinger
CB 5 Brazil Júlio César
LB 17Germany Jörg Heinrich
DM 4 Germany Steffen Freund
CM 19Portugal Paulo Sousa
CM 8 Germany Michael Zorc  80'
AM 10Germany Andreas Möller (c)  18'
CF 9 Switzerland Stéphane Chapuisat  75'
CF 11Germany Heiko Herrlich  83'
GK 12Germany Wolfgang de Beer
DF 16Germany Martin Kree
DF 23Germany Jörg Sauerland
MF 2 Germany Knut Reinhardt
FW 20Scotland Scott Booth
FW 24Netherlands Harry Decheiver  75'
FW 30United States Jovan Kirovski  80'
Italy Nevio Scala
GK 1 Brazil Dida
RB 2 Brazil Vítor  15' Red card 66'
CB 13Brazil João Carlos
CB 4 Brazil Gonçalves
DM 5 Brazil Fabinho
LB 6 Brazil Elivélton
FW 7 Brazil Bebeto
CM 8 Brazil Ricardinho
DM 9 Brazil Cleisson (c)
AM 10Peru Roberto Palacios  64'
FW 11Brazil Donizete
GK 12Brazil Jean
DF 14Brazil Nonato
DF 16Brazil Alberto
DF 23Brazil Gelson Baresi
MF 15Brazil Donizete Oliveira
MF 18Brazil Marcelo Ramos  64'
FW 17Brazil Geovanni
Brazil Nelsinho Baptista

Man of the Match:
Germany Andreas Möller (Borussia Dortmund)[1]

Assistant referees:
South Korea Jeon Young-Hyun (South Korea)
Japan Yoshikazu Hiroshima (Japan)
Fourth official:
Japan Masayoshi Okada (Japan)

Match rules

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Toyota Cup – Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 28 August 2014.

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