1971 South American U-20 Championship

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1971 South American Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Paraguay
Dates 1 March - 25 March
Teams 9
Final positions
Champions  Paraguay (1st title)
Runners-up  Uruguay
1967
1974

The South American Youth Championship 1971 was held in Asunción, Paraguay.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 4 3 0 1 6 1 +5 6
 Peru 4 2 1 1 6 4 +2 5
 Brazil 4 2 0 2 7 3 +4 4
 Venezuela 4 1 2 1 7 10 –3 4
 Colombia 4 0 1 3 2 10 –8 1


1 March Colombia  2–2  Venezuela
Argentina  1–0  Peru
4 March Brazil  5–1  Venezuela
7 March Argentina  4–0  Colombia
10 March Venezuela  3–3  Peru
Brazil  2–0  Colombia
14 March Colombia  0–2  Peru
Argentina  1–0  Brazil
17 March Brazil  0–1  Peru
Argentina  0–1  Venezuela

Group B[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Paraguay 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
 Uruguay 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 4
 Chile 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 3
 Bolivia 3 0 0 3 4 9 –5 0


4 March Uruguay  2–0  Chile
7 March Paraguay  3–1  Bolivia
13 March Uruguay  4–2  Bolivia
Paraguay  1–1  Chile
17 March Bolivia  1–2  Chile
18 March Paraguay  2–0  Uruguay

Semifinals[edit]

22 March 1971 (1971-03-22)
Argentina  1 – 2  Uruguay
22 March 1971 (1971-03-22)
Paraguay  3 – 1  Peru


Final[edit]

25 March 1971 (1971-03-25)
Paraguay  1 – 1
Paraguay win based on goal difference in semifinal
 Uruguay


 1971 South American Youth Championship 

Paraguay
First title


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