1937 South American Championship

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1937 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates December 27, 1936 – February 1, 1937
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (5th title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 69 (4.31 per match)
Top scorer(s) Chile Raúl Toro
(7 goals)
1935
1939

The fourteenth edition of the South American Championship of football was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from December 27, 1936 to February 1, 1937.

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay thus making this the first edition in which more than five teams took part of the event.

Bolivia, and Colombia (a new CONMEBOL member) withdrew from the tournament.

Venues[edit]

Buenos Aires
Estadio Gasómetro de Boedo Estadio Alvear y Tagle
Capacity: 75,000 Capacity: 40,000
El Gasometro.JPG Estadio Alvear y Tagle.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 4 0 1 12 5 +7 8
 Brazil 5 4 0 1 17 9 +8 8
 Uruguay 5 2 0 3 11 14 −3 4
 Paraguay 5 2 0 3 8 16 −8 4
 Chile 5 1 1 3 12 13 −1 3
 Peru 5 1 1 3 7 10 −3 3

As Brazil and Argentina were tied, a playoff was disputed.

December 27, 1936
Brazil  3–2  Peru
Roberto Goal 7'
Afonsinho Goal 30'
Niginho Goal 57'
T. Fernández Goal 55'
Villanueva Goal 58'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

December 30, 1936
Argentina  2–1  Chile
Varallo Goal 30'43' Toro Goal 73'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 2, 1937
Paraguay  4–2  Uruguay
A. Ortega Goal 9'
A. González Goal 35'
Erico Goal 38' (pen.)
A. Ortega Goal 79'
Varela Goal 16'28'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Virgílio Antônio Fedrighi (Brazil)

January 3, 1937
Brazil  6–4  Chile
Patesko Goal 2'26'
Carvalho Leite Goal 6'
Luizinho Goal 35'40'
Roberto Goal 68'
Avendaño Goal 19'
Toro Goal 25'73'
Riveros Goal 40'
Estadio Alvear y Tagle, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 6, 1937
Uruguay  4–2  Peru
Camaití Goal 16'
Varela Goal 31'56'
Píriz Goal 79'
T. Fernández Goal 29'
Magallanes Goal 40'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 9, 1937
Argentina  6–1  Paraguay
Scopelli Goal 5'54'
García Goal 8'
Zozaya Goal 33'75'82'
A. González Goal 86'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

January 10, 1937
Uruguay  0-3  Chile
Toro Goal 17'
Arancibia Goal 59'
Toro Goal 83'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 13, 1937
Brazil  5–0  Paraguay
Patesko Goal 31'67'
Luizinho Goal 42'51'
Carvalho Leite Goal 59'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 16, 1937
Argentina  1–0  Peru
Zozaya Goal 55'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 17, 1937
Paraguay  3–2  Chile
Amarilla Goal 5'
Flor Goal 47'
Núñez Velloso Goal 78'
Toro Goal 8'32'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 19, 1937
Brazil  3–2  Uruguay
Carvalho Leite Goal 36'
Bahia Goal 72'
Niginho Goal 77'
Villadóniga Goal 1'
Píriz Goal 66'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 21, 1937
Peru  2–2  Chile
J. Alcalde Goal 1'26' Torres Goal 16'
Carmona Goal 70'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 23, 1937
Argentina  2–3  Uruguay
Varallo Goal 63'
Zozaya Goal 68'
Ithurbide Goal 5'
Píriz Goal 51'
Varela Goal 58'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

January 24, 1937
Paraguay  0–1[1]  Peru
Lavalle Goal 43'
Estadio Alvear y Tagle, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 30, 1937
Argentina  1–0  Brazil
García Goal 48'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Playoff[edit]

February 1, 1937
Argentina  2–0 (a.e.t.)  Brazil
De la Mata Goal 102'112'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Result[edit]

 1937 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
Fifth title

Goal scorers[edit]

7 goals

  • Chile Raúl Toro

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Behr, Raul. "Un histórico flash" (in Spanish). Dechalaca.com. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

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