1985 South American U-20 Championship

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1985 South American Youth Championship
Tournament details
Host country Paraguay
Dates 8 January - 30 January
Teams 10
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (3rd title)
Runners-up  Paraguay
Third place  Colombia
Fourth place  Uruguay
1983
1987

The South American Youth Championship 1985 was held in Asunción, Paraguay. It also served as qualification for the 1985 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Teams[edit]

The following teams entered the tournament:

First Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Paraguay 4 3 1 0 14 2 +12 7
 Uruguay 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6 7
 Ecuador 4 1 1 2 5 7 –2 3
 Peru 4 0 2 2 2 7 –5 2
 Venezuela 4 0 1 3 1 12 –11 1


8 January Ecuador  1–1  Peru
9 January Paraguay  6–0  Venezuela
11 January Uruguay  2–0  Peru
13 January Paraguay  4–1  Ecuador
14 January Uruguay  3–0  Venezuela
16 January Paraguay  3–0  Peru
17 January Uruguay  2–1  Ecuador
19 January Peru  1–1  Venezuela
20 January Paraguay  1–1  Uruguay
22 January Ecuador  2–0  Venezuela

Group B[edit]

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


8 January Brazil  3–0  Bolivia
9 January Argentina  0–0  Chile
11 January Colombia  2–1  Bolivia
13 January Brazil  1–0  Chile
14 January Colombia  1–1  Argentina
16 January Chile  0–0  Bolivia
17 January Brazil  0–0  Colombia
19 January Argentina  3–0  Bolivia
20 January Colombia  3–0  Chile
22 January Brazil  2–1  Argentina

Final Round[edit]

Paraguay finished second in this group based on a better performance in the first round.

Teams Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 5 2 +3 6
 Paraguay 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 3
 Colombia 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 3
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 2 9 –7 0


25 January Brazil  1–0  Uruguay
Paraguay  1–1  Colombia
27 January Brazil  2–1  Colombia
Paraguay  4–1  Uruguay
30 January Brazil  2–1  Paraguay
Colombia  4–1  Uruguay


 1985 South American Youth Championship 

Brazil
Third title

Qualification to World Youth Championship[edit]

The three best performing teams qualified for the 1985 FIFA World Youth Championship.

External links[edit]