1981 Intercontinental Cup

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ToyotaCup1981.jpg
Match programme cover, depicting Kenny Dalglish and Zico
Date 13 December 1981
Venue National Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the Match Zico (Flamengo)1
Referee Rubio Vázquez (Mexico)
Attendance 62,000
1980
1982

The 1981 Intercontinental Cup was an association football match between Liverpool of England and Flamengo of Brazil on 13 December 1981 at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, the annual Intercontinental Cup contested between the winners of the European Cup and Copa Libertadores. Liverpool were appearing in their first Intercontinental Cup having declined to take part in 1977 and 1978 after they won the European Cup.

The teams had qualified for the competition by winning their continent's primary cup competition. Liverpool qualified by winning the primary European cup competition, the European Cup. They won the 1980–81 European Cup defeating Spanish team Real Madrid 1–0 in the final. Flamengo qualified by winning the primary South American cup competition, the Copa Libertadores. They beat Chilean team Cobreloa 2–0 in a playoff after the previous ties finished 2–2 on points to win the 1981 Copa Libertadores.

Match details

13 December 1981
12:00 JST
Liverpool England 0–3
2
Brazil Flamengo
Report Nunes Goal 12' Goal 41'
Adílio Goal 34'
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 62,000
Referee: Rubio Vásquez (Mexico)
Liverpool
Flamengo
GK 1 Zimbabwe Bruce Grobbelaar
RB 2 England Phil Neal
CB 4 England Phil Thompson (c)
CB 6 Scotland Alan Hansen
LB 3 Republic of Ireland Mark Lawrenson
RM 14 England Sammy Lee
CM 10 England Terry McDermott Substituted off 51'
CM 11 Scotland Graeme Souness
LM 5 England Ray Kennedy
SS 7 Scotland Kenny Dalglish
CF 16 England Craig Johnston
Substitutes:
GK 13 England Steve Ogrizovic
DF 15 England Alan Kennedy
MF 17 Republic of Ireland Kevin Sheedy
MF 8 Republic of Ireland Ronnie Whelan
FW 12 England David Johnson Substituted in 51'
Manager:
England Bob Paisley
GK 1 Brazil Raul
RB 2 Brazil Leandro
CB 13 Brazil Marinho
CB 4 Brazil Mozer
LB 5 Brazil Júnior
DM 6 Brazil Andrade
MF 8 Brazil Adílio
AM 10 Brazil Zico (c)
FW 7 Brazil Tita
CF 9 Brazil Nunes
FW 11 Brazil Lico
Substitutes:
GK 12 Brazil Cantarele
DF 3 Brazil Figueiredo
FW 15 Brazil Peu
FW 16 Brazil Baroninho
DF 17 Brazil Nei Dias
Manager:
Brazil Paulo Carpegiani

References

  1. ^ "Toyota Cup – Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 24 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool in Europe – 1981/82 European / South American Cup Final". Liverpool in Europe. Retrieved 1 December 2010. 







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