2017 South American U-20 Championship

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2017 South American Youth Football Championship
Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20
“Juventud de America” Ecuador 2017
2017 South American Youth Football Championship.png
Tournament details
Host countryEcuador
Dates18 January – 11 February 2017
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay (8th title)
Runners-up Ecuador
Third place Venezuela
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played35
Goals scored91 (2.6 per match)
Top scorer(s)Uruguay Rodrigo Amaral
Ecuador Bryan Cabezas
Argentina Lautaro Martínez
Argentina Marcelo Torres
(5 goals each)
2015
2019

The 2017 South American Youth Football Championship Spanish: Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 Juventud de América Ecuador 2017), Portuguese: Campeonato Sul-Americano Sub-20 Juventude da América Ecuador 2017) was the 28th edition of the South American Youth Football Championship, a football competition for the under-20 national teams in South America organized by CONMEBOL. It was held in Ecuador from 18 January to 11 February 2017.[1]

Uruguay were crowned champions, and together with Ecuador, Venezuela and Argentina, which were the top four teams of this tournament, qualified for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea.[2]

Teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

Each team may register a squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers).[3]

Venues[edit]

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
Download coordinates as: KML · GPX

A total of eight venues were announced in July 2016.[1] The tournament was originally to played in five venues, but Estadio La Cocha in Latacunga was dropped as refurbishment work was not completed in time.[4]

Ambato Ibarra Quito Riobamba
Estadio Olímpico de Ibarra Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa Estadio Olímpico de Riobamba
Estadio Bellavista.JPG En ibarra.jpg Nacionalcampeon.JPG
EC Riobamba EstadioOlímpico 2012.jpg
1°14′41″S 78°37′24″W / 1.244610°S 78.623205°W / -1.244610; -78.623205 (Estadio Bellavista) 0°21′35″N 78°07′06″W / 0.359607°N 78.118313°W / 0.359607; -78.118313 (Estadio Olímpico de Ibarra) 0°10′39″S 78°28′36″W / 0.177508°S 78.476683°W / -0.177508; -78.476683 (Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa) 1°39′59″S 78°39′38″W / 1.666265°S 78.660430°W / -1.666265; -78.660430 (Estadio Olímpico de Riobamba)
Capacity:16,467 Capacity:17,260 Capacity:35,258 Capacity:14,400

Match officials[edit]

The referees were:[5]

First stage[edit]

The draw was held on 7 December 2016, 11:00 local time, at the CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, Paraguay.[6] The ten teams were drawn into two groups of five. Ecuador (hosts) and Argentina (title holders) were seeded into Group A and Group B respectively, while the other four seeding pots, based on the results of the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, were Colombia–Uruguay, Brazil–Peru, Paraguay–Venezuela, and Bolivia–Chile.[7]

The top three teams in each group advanced to the final stage.

Tiebreakers

When teams finished level of points, the final rankings were determined according to:[3]

  1. goal difference
  2. goals scored
  3. head-to-head result between tied teams (two teams only)
  4. drawing of lots

All times local, ECT (UTC−5).[8]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Ecuador (H) 4 2 1 1 7 6 +1 7 Final stage
2  Colombia 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 7
3  Brazil 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 7
4  Paraguay 4 1 1 2 6 7 −1 4
5  Chile 4 0 2 2 2 4 −2 2
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host.
Colombia 1–1 Paraguay
Ceter Goal 88' Report S. Ferreira Goal 80'
Ecuador 0–1 Brazil
Report Felipe Vizeu Goal 51'
Referee: Jonhatan Fuentes (Uruguay)

Brazil 0–0 Chile
Report
Referee: Jesús Valenzuela (Venezuela)
Ecuador 4–3 Colombia
Estupiñán Goal 40'
Quintero Goal 51'
Cabezas Goal 55' (pen.)
Caicedo Goal 90+1'
Report Ceter Goal 6'
Obregón Goal 37'
Valencia Goal 73'

Brazil 3–2 Paraguay
Matheus Sávio Goal 38'
Richarlison Goal 56'
Felipe Vizeu Goal 64'
Report Medina Goal 79' (pen.)90'
Referee: Darío Herrera (Argentina)
Ecuador 1–1 Chile
Sierra Goal 6' Report Sierra Goal 79'
Referee: Diego Haro (Peru)

Paraguay 2–1 Chile
Báez Goal 32'
Paredes Goal 90'
Report Jara Goal 81'
Referee: Jonhatan Fuentes (Uruguay)
Colombia 1–0 Brazil
Valencia Goal 86' Report

Colombia 1–0 Chile
Valencia Goal 4' Report
Referee: Jesús Valenzuela (Venezuela)
Ecuador 2–1 Paraguay
Corozo Goal 19'
Lino Goal 21'
Report Báez Goal 46'

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Uruguay 4 2 2 0 8 3 +5 8 Final stage
2  Argentina 4 1 3 0 9 5 +4 6
3  Venezuela 4 0 4 0 1 1 0 4
4  Bolivia 4 1 1 2 3 8 −5 4
5  Peru 4 0 2 2 2 6 −4 2
Source: CONMEBOL
Uruguay 0–0 Venezuela
Report
Referee: Roberto Tobar (Chile)
Argentina 1–1 Peru
La. Martínez Goal 89' Report Siucho Goal 11'

Peru 0–2 Bolivia
Report Monteiro Goal 54'
Miranda Goal 88'
Referee: Gustavo Murillo (Colombia)
Argentina 3–3 Uruguay
Torres Goal 23'73'
Rogel Goal 88' (o.g.)
Report Amaral Goal 3'
De la Cruz Goal 45+2' (pen.)
Schiappacasse Goal 81'
Referee: Anderson Daronco (Brazil)

Peru 1–1 Venezuela
Siucho Goal 55' Report Herrera Goal 88'
Referee: Anderson Daronco (Brazil)
Argentina 5–1 Bolivia
Torres Goal 22'42'
Mansilla Goal 35'
Conechny Goal 54'
Rodríguez Goal 68'
Report R. Vaca Goal 70'
Referee: Mario Díaz de Vivar (Paraguay)

Venezuela 0–0 Bolivia
Report
Uruguay 2–0 Peru
Amaral Goal 8' (pen.)
Schiappacasse Goal 63'
Report
Referee: Roberto Tobar (Chile)

Uruguay 3–0 Bolivia
Rogel Goal 17'
Bentancur Goal 43'
Amaral Goal 82'
Report
Referee: Gustavo Murillo (Colombia)
Argentina 0–0 Venezuela
Report
Referee: Mario Díaz de Vivar (Paraguay)

Final stage[edit]

When teams finished level of points, the final rankings were determined according to the same criteria as the first stage, taking into account only matches in the final stage.[3]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Uruguay 5 4 0 1 10 5 +5 12 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup
2  Ecuador (H) 5 2 1 2 11 8 +3 7
3  Venezuela 5 2 1 2 8 6 +2 7
4  Argentina 5 2 1 2 6 9 −3 7
5  Brazil 5 1 3 1 6 6 0 6
6  Colombia 5 0 2 3 2 9 −7 2
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host.
Colombia 1–1 Venezuela
Hernández Goal 85' (pen.) Report Soteldo Goal 35'
Referee: Jonhatan Fuentes (Uruguay)
Uruguay 3–0 Argentina
De la Cruz Goal 37'
Olivera Goal 40'
Amaral Goal 61'
Report
Referee: Diego Haro (Peru)
Ecuador 2–2 Brazil
Jaramillo Goal 69' (pen.)
Estupiñán Goal 77' (pen.)
Report Guilherme Arana Goal 14'
Maycon Goal 24'
Referee: Mario Díaz de Vivar (Paraguay)

Colombia 1–2 Argentina
Hernández Goal 56' Report Torres Goal 1'
La. Martínez Goal 90'
Referee: Anderson Daronco (Brazil)
Uruguay 2–1 Brazil
Amaral Goal 59'
Viña Goal 90+1'
Report Guilherme Arana Goal 23'
Referee: Darío Herrera (Argentina)
Ecuador 2–4 Venezuela
Estupiñán Goal 87' (pen.)
Cabezas Goal 90+7' (pen.)
Report Herrera Goal 39'
Soteldo Goal 52' (pen.)
Chacón Goal 55'
Córdova Goal 63'
Referee: Roberto Tobar (Chile)

Brazil 1–0 Venezuela
Felipe Vizeu Goal 88' Report
Referee: Diego Haro (Peru)
Uruguay 3–0 Colombia
Waller Goal 40'
Schiappacasse Goal 64'
De la Cruz Goal 82' (pen.)
Report
Referee: Mario Díaz de Vivar (Paraguay)
Ecuador 3–0 Argentina
Estupiñán Goal 39' (pen.)
Caicedo Goal 57'
Cabezas Goal 62'
Report

Ecuador 3–0 Colombia
Cabezas Goal 49'82'
Caicedo Goal 62'
Report
Referee: Darío Herrera (Argentina)
Uruguay 0–3 Venezuela
Report Mejías Goal 67'
Soteldo Goal 70' (pen.)
Chacón Goal 75' (pen.)
Brazil 2–2 Argentina
Richarlison Goal 9'
Felipe Vizeu Goal 65' (pen.)
Report Mansilla Goal 25'
La. Martínez Goal 90+4'
Referee: Roberto Tobar (Chile)

Argentina 2–0 Venezuela
La. Martínez Goal 42'45' Report
Referee: Mario Díaz de Vivar (Paraguay)
Colombia 0–0 Brazil
Report
Ecuador 1–2 Uruguay
Lino Goal 65' Report Ardaiz Goal 4'25'
Referee: Roberto Tobar (Chile)

Winners[edit]

 2017 South American Youth Football Champions 

Uruguay
8th title

Goalscorers[edit]

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

Source: CONMEBOL.com[9]

Qualified teams for FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

The following four teams from CONMEBOL qualified for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[10]

Team Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament1
 Uruguay 5 February 2017 13 (1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)
 Ecuador 11 February 2017 2 (2001, 2011)
 Venezuela 11 February 2017 1 (2009)
 Argentina 11 February 2017 14 (1979, 1981, 1983, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2015)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Javier Rodríguez: "Queremos ganar el Sudamericano Sub-20" | Conmebol.com" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 11 July 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Sudamericano Sub 20: Uruguay se consagra campeón al vencer 2 a 1 a Ecuador" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 12 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Reglamento Sudamericano Sub-20 - Ecuador 2017" (PDF). CONMEBOL.
  4. ^ "Modificación de sede y programa de partidos del Sudamericano Sub-20" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 5 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Árbitros convocados para el Sudamericano Sub-20, Ecuador 2017". CONMEBOL. 11 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Sorteo de grupos del Sudamericano Sub-20 será el 7 de diciembre en Luque". CONMEBOL. 1 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Quedaron definidos los grupos del Sudamericano Sub-20 Ecuador 2017". CONMEBOL. 7 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Fixture - Sudamericano Sub-20 - Ecuador 2017" (PDF) (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.
  9. ^ "Goleadores: CONMEBOL - SUB 20 ECUADOR 2017". CONMEBOL.
  10. ^ "South American quartet bound for Korea Republic". FIFA.com. 12 February 2017.

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