1997 Intercontinental Cup

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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 Goal 34'
Herrlich Goal 85'
National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 46,953[1]
Referee: José García-Aranda (Spain)
Borussia Dortmund
GK 1 Germany Stefan Klos
RB 7 Germany Stefan Reuter Booked 54'
CB 27 Austria Wolfgang Feiersinger
CB 5 Brazil Júlio César
LB 17 Germany Jörg Heinrich
DM 4 Germany Steffen Freund
CM 19 Portugal Paulo Sousa
CM 8 Germany Michael Zorc Substituted off 80'
AM 10 Germany Andreas Möller (c) Booked 18'
CF 9 Switzerland Stéphane Chapuisat Substituted off 75'
CF 11 Germany Heiko Herrlich Booked 83'
GK 12 Germany Wolfgang de Beer
DF 16 Germany Martin Kree
DF 23 Germany Jörg Sauerland
MF 2 Germany Knut Reinhardt
FW 20 Scotland Scott Booth
FW 24 Netherlands Harry Decheiver Substituted in 75'
FW 30 United States Jovan Kirovski Substituted in 80'
Italy Nevio Scala
GK 1 Brazil Dida
RB 2 Brazil Vítor Booked 15' Red card 66'
CB 13 Brazil 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 10 Peru Roberto Palacios Substituted off 64'
FW 11 Brazil Donizete
GK 12 Brazil Jean
DF 14 Brazil Nonato
DF 16 Brazil Alberto
DF 23 Brazil Gelson Baresi
MF 15 Brazil Donizete Oliveira
MF 18 Brazil Marcelo Ramos Substituted in 64'
FW 17 Brazil 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Toyota Cup – Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 28 August 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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