Superclásico de las Américas

Short History

     Superclásico de las Américas, also known as the Doctor Nicolás Leoz Cup, founded in 2011, is an annual friendly football match-up between the national teams of Argentina and Brazil, and it is the successor of the Roca Cup. In the first two editions the squads of each team were composed of footballers playing in either the Argentine or Brazilian league, and there were two legs on home and away basis. From 2014 both teams can call up players based in other countries and the game takes place as a one-off match in a neutral venue.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches
1. 2011 Cordoba (Argentina)
Belem (Brazil)
14 September 2011
28 September 2011
2 nations 2 matches
2. 2012 Goiania (Brazil)
Buenos Aires (Argentina)
19 September 2012
21 November 2012
2 nations 2 matches
3. 2014 Beijing
(China)
11 October 2014 2 nations 1 match
4. 2017 Melbourne
(Australia)
9 June 2017 2 nations 1 match
5. 2018 Jeddah
(Saudi Arabia)
16 October 2018 2 nations 1 match
6. 2019 Riyadh
(Saudi Arabia)
15 November 2019 2 nations 1 match

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Results
1. 2011 Cordoba (Argentina)
Belem (Brazil)
BRAZIL Argentina 0-0
2-0
2. 2012 Goiania (Brazil)
Buenos Aires (Argentina)
BRAZIL Argentina 2-1
1-2 (p 4-3)
3. 2014 Beijing
(China)
BRAZIL Argentina 2-0
4. 2017 Melbourne
(Australia)
ARGENTINA Brazil 1-0
5. 2018 Jeddah
(Saudi Arabia)
BRAZIL Argentina 1-0
6. 2019 Riyadh
(Saudi Arabia)
ARGENTINA Brazil 1-0

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