1946 South American Championship

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1946 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates January 12 – February 10
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (8th title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Paraguay
Fourth place  Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 61 (4.07 per match)
Top scorer(s) Uruguay José María Medina
(7 goals)
1945
1947

The nineteenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from January 12, 1946 to February 10, 1946. This tournament, an extra edition with no trophy handed to the winners, is considered official by CONMEBOL.

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru withdrew from the tournament.

Venues[edit]

Buenos Aires Avellaneda
Estadio Monumental Estadio Gasómetro de Boedo Estadio Independiente
Capacity: 67,664 Capacity: 75,000 Capacity: 57.858
002.Buenos Aires desde el cielo (Estadio de River).JPG El Gasometro.JPG Ind.jpg

Final round[edit]

Each team played against each of the other teams. Two (2) points where awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 5 5 0 0 17 3 +14 10
 Brazil 5 3 1 1 13 7 +6 7
 Paraguay 5 2 1 2 8 8 0 5
 Uruguay 5 2 0 3 11 9 +2 4
 Chile 5 2 0 3 8 11 −3 4
 Bolivia 5 0 0 5 4 23 −19 0
January 12, 1946
Argentina  2–0  Paraguay
De la Mata Goal 6'
Martino Goal 43'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

January 16, 1946
Brazil  3–0  Bolivia
Heleno Goal 47'78'
Zizinho Goal 65'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 16, 1946
Uruguay  1–0  Chile
Medina Goal 34'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

January 19, 1946
Chile  2–1  Paraguay
Araya Goal 48'
Cremaschi Goal 68'
Rolón Goal 14'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

January 19, 1946
Argentina  7–1  Bolivia
Labruna Goal 34'89'
Méndez Goal 39'60'
Salvini Goal 75'84'
Loustau Goal 79'
Peredo Goal 67'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Higinio Madrid (Chile)

January 23, 1946
Brazil  4–3  Uruguay
Jair Goal 1'16'
Heleno Goal 39'
Chico Goal 44'
Medina Goal 25'70'
Vázquez Goal 37'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Cayetano de Nicola (Paraguay)

January 26, 1946
Paraguay  4–2  Bolivia
Genés Goal 30'
Benítez Cáceres Goal 44'
Villalba Goal 67'88'
Coronel Goal 20' (o.g.)
González Goal 42'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 26, 1946
Argentina  3–1  Chile
Labruna Goal 39'60'
Pedernera Goal 65'
Alcántara Goal 85'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

January 29, 1946
Uruguay  5–0  Bolivia
Medina Goal 1'25'30'78'
García Goal 75'
Estadio Independiente, Avellaneda
Referee: Higinio Madrid (Chile)

January 29, 1946
Brazil  1–1  Paraguay
Norival Goal 63' Villalba Goal 31'
Estadio Independiente, Avellaneda
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

February 2, 1946
Argentina  3–1  Uruguay
Pedernera Goal 8'
Labruna Goal 46'
Méndez Goal 72'
Riephoff Goal 59'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

February 2, 1946
Brazil  5–1  Chile
Zizinho Goal 4'41'46'71'
Chico Goal 89'
Salfate Goal 84' (pen.)
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

February 8, 1946
Chile  4–1  Bolivia
Araya Goal 9'39'
Cremaschi Goal 49'78'
Peredo Goal 50'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

February 8, 1946
Paraguay  2–1  Uruguay
Villalba Goal 37'
Rodríguez Goal 75'
Schiaffino Goal 57'
Gasómetro de Boedo, Buenos Aires
Referee: Mário Silveira Vianna (Brazil)

February 10, 1946
Argentina  2–0  Brazil
Méndez Goal 14'20'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Referee: Nobel Valentini (Uruguay)

Result[edit]

 1946 South American Championship Champion 

Argentina
Eighth title

Goal scorers[edit]

7 Goals

  • Uruguay Medina

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goal

  • Paraguay Coronel (for Bolivia)

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