1926 South American Championship

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1926 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryChile
DatesOctober 12 – November 3
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay (6th title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Chile
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored55 (5.5 per match)
Top scorer(s)Chile David Arellano
(7 goals)
1925
1927

The tenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Santiago, Chile, from October 12 to November 3, 1926.

Overview[edit]

Uruguay squad, winners

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

Brazil withdrew for the second time (being the first time in 1924), and it also was the first time Bolivia took part in the event.

Squads[edit]

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1926 South American Championship squads

Final round[edit]

Each team plays one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points are 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
 Uruguay 4 4 0 0 17 2 +15 8
 Argentina 4 2 1 1 14 3 +11 5
 Chile 4 2 1 1 14 6 +8 5
 Paraguay 4 1 0 3 8 20 −12 2
 Bolivia 4 0 0 4 2 24 −22 0
Chile 7–1 Bolivia
Ramírez Goal 10'
Subiabre Goal 14'
Arellano Goal 15'41'80'84'
Moreno Goal 47'
Aguilar Goal 89'
Referee: Norberto Luis Gallieri (Argentina)
Chile made the first corner-kick goal in Tournament's History.

Argentina 5–0 Bolivia
Cherro Goal 9'19'
Sosa Goal 31'
Delgado Goal 43'
De Miguel Goal 74'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Uruguay 3–1 Chile
Borjas Goal 22'
Castro Goal 32'
Scarone Goal 55'
Subiabre Goal 65' (pen.)
Referee: Pedro José Malbrán (Chile)

Argentina 8–0 Paraguay
Sosa Goal 11'32'59'87'
Cherro Goal 16'
Delgado Goal 40'42'
De Miguel Goal 52'
Referee: Francisco Jiménez (Chile)

Bolivia 1–6 Paraguay
C. Soto Goal 88' C. Ramírez Goal 16'24'
J. Ramírez Goal 45'58'63'
I. López Goal 88'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina 0–2 Uruguay
Borjas Goal 22'
Castro Goal 73'

Uruguay 6–0 Bolivia
Scarone Goal 9'12'28'39'81'
Romano Goal 67'
Referee: Juan Pedro Barbera (Argentina)

Chile 1–1 Argentina
Guillermo Saavedra Goal 25' Tarasconi Goal 87'

Uruguay 6–1 Paraguay
Castro Goal 16'23'32'72'
Saldombide Goal 47' (pen.)82'
Fleitas Solich Goal 58' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Jiménez (Chile)

Chile 5–1 Paraguay
Arellano Goal 21'64'71'
Ramírez Goal 42'82'
Vargas Peña Goal 85'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Result[edit]

 1926 South American Championship Champions 

Uruguay
Sixth title

Goal scorers[edit]

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

  • Argentina Gabino Sosa

4 goals

  • Chile Ramírez

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

External links[edit]