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 6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 2 (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 Argentina squad

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]

Chilean Raúl Toro, top scorer of the tournament

Each team played against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were 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.

Brazil  3–2  Peru
Roberto Goal 7'
Afonsinho Goal 30'
Niginho Goal 57'
T. Fernández Goal 55'
Villanueva Goal 58'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Argentina  2–1  Chile
Varallo Goal 30'43' Toro Goal 73'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

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

Brazil  6–4  Chile
Patesko Goal 2'26'
Carvalho Leite Goal 6'
Luisinho Goal 35'40'
Roberto Goal 68'
Avendaño Goal 19'
Toro Goal 25'73'
Riveros Goal 40'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Uruguay  4–2  Peru
Camaití Goal 16'
Varela Goal 31'56'
Píriz Goal 79'
T. Fernández Goal 29'
Magallanes Goal 40'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  6–1  Paraguay
Scopelli Goal 5'54'
García Goal 8'
Zozaya Goal 33'75'82'
A. González Goal 86'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Uruguay  0–3  Chile
Toro Goal 17'
Arancibia Goal 59'
Toro Goal 83'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Brazil  5–0  Paraguay
Patesko Goal 31'67'
Luisinho Goal 42'51'
Carvalho Leite Goal 59'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  1–0  Peru
Zozaya Goal 55'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Paraguay  3–2  Chile
Amarilla Goal 5'
Flor Goal 47'
Núñez Velloso Goal 78'
Toro Goal 8'32'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Brazil  3–2  Uruguay
Carvalho Leite Goal 36'
Bahia Goal 72'
Niginho Goal 77'
Villadóniga Goal 1'
Píriz Goal 66'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Peru  2–2  Chile
J. Alcalde Goal 1'26' Torres Goal 16'
Carmona Goal 70'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  2–3  Uruguay
Varallo Goal 63'
Zozaya Goal 68'
Ithurbide Goal 5'
Píriz Goal 51'
Varela Goal 58'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Paraguay  0–1[1]  Peru
Lavalle Goal 43'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  1–0  Brazil
García Goal 48'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Playoff[edit]

Argentina  2–0 (a.e.t.)  Brazil
De la Mata Goal 102'112'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)
GK Bello
DF Tarrío
DF Fazio
MF Sastre
MF Lazzatti
MF Martínez
FW Guaita
FW Varallo Substituted off
FW Zozaya Substituted off
FW Cherro Substituted off
FW García
Substitutions:
MF de la Mata Substituted in
MF Ferreyra Substituted in
MF Peucelle Substituted in
Manager:
Argentina Seoane
GK Jurandir
DF Carnera
DF Jaú
MF Britto
MF Brandão
MF Afonsinho
FW Roberto Substituted off
FW Luisinho Substituted off
FW Cardeal Substituted off
FW Tim
FW Patesko
Substitutions:
FW Carreiro Substituted in
FW Bahia Substituted in
FW Carvalho Leite Substituted in
Manager:
Brazil Pimenta

Result[edit]

 1937 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
Fifth title

Goal scorers[edit]

7 goals

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. 
  2. ^ Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness publishing. p. 555. ISBN 0-85112-954-4. 

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