1921 South American Championship

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1921 South American Championship of Nations
Copa América (since 1975)
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates October 2 – 30
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (1st title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 6
Goals scored 14 (2.33 per match)
Top scorer(s) Argentina Julio Libonatti
(3 goals)
1920
1922

The 1921 South American Championship of Nations was the fifth continental championship for nations in South America. It was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 2 to 30, 1921.

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Chile was also invited but withdrew due to internal problems in the team.

Venues[edit]

Buenos Aires
Estadio Sportivo Barracas
Capacity: 30,000
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Standings[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 5 0 +5 6
 Brazil 3 1 0 2 4 3 +1 2
 Uruguay 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2
 Paraguay 3 1 0 2 2 7 −5 2
 Chile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Matches[edit]

October 2, 1921
Argentina  1–0  Brazil
Libonatti Goal 27'
Estadio Sportivo Barracas, Buenos Aires
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

October 9, 1921
Paraguay  2–1  Uruguay
Rivas Goal 9'
López Goal 66'
Piendibene Goal 83'
Estadio Sportivo Barracas, Buenos Aires
Referee: Gerónimo Rapossi (Argentina)

October 12, 1921
Paraguay  0–3  Brazil
Machado Goal 21'44'
Candiota Goal 46'
Estadio Sportivo Barracas, Buenos Aires
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

October 16, 1921
Argentina  3–0  Paraguay
Libonatti Goal 1'
Saruppo Goal 71'
Echeverría Goal 76'
Estadio Sportivo Barracas, Buenos Aires
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

October 23, 1921
Uruguay  2–1  Brazil
Romano Goal 1'8' Zezé I Goal 53'
Estadio Sportivo Barracas, Buenos Aires
Referee: Víctor Cabañas Saguier (Paraguay)

October 30, 1921
Argentina  1–0  Uruguay
Libonatti Goal 57'

Result[edit]

 1921 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
First title

Goal scorers[edit]

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

External links[edit]