1966 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

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The 9 teams were divided into 3 groups of 3 teams each. The teams played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners would qualify. Brazil did not participate, as they were granted a safe spot in the finals after winning the 1962 World Cup.

Group 1[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Uruguay 8 4 4 0 0 11 2 +9
2  Peru 4 4 2 0 2 8 6 +2
3  Venezuela 0 4 0 0 4 4 15 −11





Uruguay qualified.

Group 2[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1=  Chile 5 4 2 1 1 12 7 +5
1=  Ecuador 5 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1
3  Colombia 2 4 1 0 3 4 10 −6





Chile and Ecuador finished level on points, and a play-off on neutral ground was played to decide who would qualify.

Chile qualified.

Group 3[edit]

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1  Argentina 7 4 3 1 0 9 2 +7
2  Paraguay 3 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2
3  Bolivia 2 4 1 0 3 4 9 −5





Argentina qualified.