2019 Copa América
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|CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019|
Vibra o Continente
(Vibra el Continente)
|Dates||14 June – 7 July|
|Teams||12 (from 2 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||6 (in 5 host cities)|
|Goals scored||24 (2.4 per match)|
|Attendance||278,539 (27,854 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Philippe Coutinho|
(2 goals each)
The 2019 Copa América is the 46th edition of the Copa América, the quadrennial international men's association football championship organized by South America's football ruling body CONMEBOL. It is held in Brazil. Chile are the two-time defending champions, having won the 2015 and 2016 editions of the tournament.
- 1 Host country
- 2 Venues
- 3 Teams
- 4 Draw
- 5 Match officials
- 6 Squads
- 7 Group stage
- 8 Knockout stage
- 9 Statistics
- 10 Marketing
- 11 Broadcasting rights
- 12 References
- 13 External links
Originally, the 2019 Copa América was to be hosted by Chile, while Brazil was due to host the 2015 Copa América, because CONMEBOL normally rotates tournament host nations in alphabetical order. However, because Brazil hosted the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 2016 Summer Olympics, Brazil decided against also hosting the 2015 Copa América. Brazil's and Chile's football federations agreed to swap their host nation order for the 2015 and 2019 championships, and CONMEBOL approved this agreement in 2012.
The 2019 Copa América is the final edition played in an odd year and with 12 teams. Starting in 2020, the tournament will be held in the same year as similar tournaments such as the UEFA European Championship.
On 14 June 2018, CBF Vice President Fernando Sarney announced that five cities will host the tournament: Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte and Porto Alegre. The list of stadia was decided on 17 September 2018. The opening match will be held at the Estádio do Morumbi in São Paulo, the semi-finals will be held at the Arena do Grêmio in Porto Alegre and Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, and the final will be held at the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. On 23 November 2018, CONMEBOL announced that the second São Paulo venue would be changed from the Allianz Parque to Arena Corinthians.
|Rio de Janeiro||São Paulo|
|Estádio do Maracanã||Estádio do Morumbi||Arena Corinthians|
|Capacity: 74,738||Capacity: 67,428||Capacity: 49,205|
|Belo Horizonte||Porto Alegre||Salvador|
|Estádio Mineirão||Arena do Grêmio||Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova|
|Capacity: 58,170||Capacity: 55,662||Capacity: 51,900|
Apart from all ten CONMEBOL national teams which are eligible to enter, CONMEBOL initially planned to hold a 16-team tournament by inviting six teams from outside CONMEBOL. On 16 March 2018, CONMEBOL announced three teams from CONCACAF and three teams from Asian Football Confederation (AFC) would be invited to participate in the 2019 Copa América. On 12 April 2018, it was announced that Qatar, the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, accepted the invitation to participate in the tournament. On 4 May 2018, CONMEBOL announced that the tournament would instead be played with 12 teams, the same number as previous editions since 1993 (apart from the Copa América Centenario held in 2016), with the two guest teams being Qatar and Japan from the AFC. Both teams managed to reach the final of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup held in the UAE, which was won by Qatar.
Qatar will be making their debut appearance in the Copa América becoming the first Arab nation to play in the tournament, while Japan will be making their second appearance, their first since 1999. This will also be the first Copa América to not feature any team from CONCACAF since teams have been invited; in particular, Mexico, which have competed in all ten editions since 1993 as an invited team, will not participate in this tournament. United States have competed in four tournaments, including the 2016 event as host.
The draw of the tournament took place on 24 January 2019, 20:30 BRST (UTC−2), at the Cidade das Artes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 12 teams were drawn into three groups of four, by selecting one team from each of the 4 ranked pots.
At the CONMEBOL Council meeting held on 23 November 2018, it was decided that FIFA Ranking would be the basis to determine the seeds and the distribution of the rest of teams in the pots of the draw. This decision will also be valid for future editions of the Copa America.
For the draw, the teams were allocated to four pots based on the FIFA World Ranking of December 2018 (shown in brackets). Pot 1 contained the hosts Brazil (who were automatically assigned to position A1) and the best two teams, pot 2 contained the next best three teams, and so on for pots 3 and 4. The teams from Pot 1 would be assigned to position 1 in their group, while the teams from Pots 2, 3 and 4 would be drawn to one of the positions 2, 3 or 4 in their group. The two guest teams, Japan and Qatar, which were seeded in different pots, could not be drawn in the same group.
|Pot 1||Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4|
Juan Pablo Belatti
|Bolivia||Gery Vargas||José Antelo|
Marcelo Van Gasse
John Alexander León
|Paraguay||Mario Díaz de Vivar
Each team had to submit a list of 23 players (3 must be goalkeepers).
|Matchday 1||14–17 June 2019||1 v 2, 3 v 4|
|Matchday 2||18–21 June 2019||1 v 3, 2 v 4|
|Matchday 3||22–24 June 2019||4 v 1, 2 v 3|
The ranking of teams in the group stage is determined as follows:
- Points obtained in all group matches (three points for a win, one for a draw, none for a defeat);
- Goal difference in all group matches;
- Number of goals scored in all group matches;
- Points obtained in the matches played between the teams in question;
- Goal difference in the matches played between the teams in question;
- Number of goals scored in the matches played between the teams in question;
- Fair play points in all group matches (only one deduction could be applied to a player in a single match):
- Yellow card: −1 points;
- Indirect red card (second yellow card): −3 points;
- Direct red card: −4 points;
- Yellow card and direct red card: −5 points;
- Drawing of lots.
|1||Brazil (H, X)||2||1||1||0||3||0||+3||4||Advance to knockout stage|
|3||Venezuela||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||2||Possible knockout stage based on ranking|
(H) Host; (X) Assured of at least third place; (Y) Cannot finish in top two.
|1||Colombia (A)||2||2||0||0||3||0||+3||6||Advance to knockout stage|
|3||Qatar||2||0||1||1||2||3||−1||1||Possible knockout stage based on ranking|
(A) Advance to a further round.
|1||Chile||1||1||0||0||4||0||+4||3[a]||Advance to knockout stage|
|3||Japan||1||0||0||1||0||4||−4||0[b]||Possible knockout stage based on ranking|
- Fair play points: Chile −1, Uruguay −2.
- Fair play points: Japan −2, Ecuador −4.
Ranking of third-placed teams
|1||A||Venezuela||2||0||2||0||0||0||0||2||Advance to knockout stage|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Drawing of lots.
In the knockout stage, if a match is tied after 90 minutes:
- In the quarter-finals, extra time is not played, and the match is decided by a penalty shoot-out.
- In the semi-finals, third place play-off and final, extra time is played, where a fourth substitute will be allowed for each team. If still tied after extra time, the match is decided by a penalty shoot-out.
|27 June – Porto Alegre|
|Winner Group A|
|2 July – Belo Horizonte|
|3rd Group B/C|
|Winner Match 19|
|28 June – Rio de Janeiro|
|Winner Match 21|
|Runner-up Group A|
|7 July – Rio de Janeiro|
|Runner-up Group B|
|Winner Match 23|
|28 June – São Paulo (Corinthians)|
|Winner Match 24|
|3 July – Porto Alegre|
|Runner-up Group C|
|Winner Match 20|
|29 June – Salvador|
|Winner Match 22||Third place play-off|
|Winner Group C|
|6 July – São Paulo (Corinthians)|
|3rd Group A/B|
|Loser Match 23|
|Loser Match 24|
Third place play-off
There have been 24 goals scored in 10 matches, for an average of 2.4 goals per match.
1 own goal
The mascot of the tournament is Zizito, a capybara whose name pays homage to Zizinho, the Brazilian footballer who shares the all-time goal-scoring record in the Copa América (17 goals with Argentine Norberto Doroteo Méndez).
The slogan of the 2019 Copa América is "Vibra el Continente/Vibra o Continente" (Rocking the Continent).
|Brazil (host)||Rede Globo||Selected matches live (including all Brazil matches and final)|||
|SporTV||All 26 matches live|||
|DirecTV Sports||All 26 matches live|
|Argentina||Televisión Pública Argentina||Selected matches (including one opening group and all Argentina matches)|||
|TyC Sports||All 26 matches live|
|Bolivia||Bolivia TV||All 26 matches live|
|Tigo Sports||All 26 matches live|
|Chile||Canal 13||Selected matches live (including opening group matches, all Chile matches, and final)|||
|Colombia||Caracol Televisión||Selected matches live (including opening group matches, all Colombia matches, and final)|
|Ecuador||Teleamazonas||All 26 matches live|||
|Peru||América Televisión||23 matches live (including opening group matches, all Peru matches, and final)|||
|Uruguay||Teledoce||Selected matches live (including opening group matches, all Uruguay matches)|
|Dexary||All 26 matches live|||
|Canada||TSN (English)||All 26 Matches Live|
|Caribbean||Digicel||All 26 matches live on SportsMax|||
|All 26 matches live respectively|
|TV Azteca||Selected matches live (including opening group match and final)|
|Costa Rica||Repretel||All 26 matches live on channel 6 and 11|||
|El Salvador||TCS||All 26 matches live|
|Honduras||Canal 6||Selected matches live (including opening group match and final)|
|Tigo Sports||All 26 matches live|
|Panama||RPC-TV||Selected matches live respectively|||
|United States||ESPN||All 26 matches live in English and Portuguese on ESPN+|||
|NBC Sports Group||All 26 matches live in Spanish on NBCUniversal's Telemundo, Universo, Telemundo Deportes website, Telemundo Now, and Universo Now respectively.|||
|Austria||DAZN||All 26 matches live|
|Japan (invited team)|
|Australia||beIN Sports||All 26 matches live|||
|MENA (including an invited team)|||
|Albania||DigitAlb||All 26 matches live on SuperSport|||
|Arena Sport||All 26 matches live|
|Belgium||Telenet||All 26 matches live on Play Sports|||
|Cambodia||CBS||All 26 matches live on CTN, CNC, and MyTV|||
|China||CCTV||Group stage: All matches of Brazil, Argentina and Japan
Knockout stage: All matches
Live on CCTV.com, CCTV Sports APP and CCTV-5
|Czech Republic||O2||All 26 matches live on both Football and Sport channels|||
|Egypt||Arena Sport||All 26 Matches Live + Special Coverage|
|Greece||ERT||Selected matches live on Sports channel|||
|Hong Kong||Now TV||All 26 matches live|
|Hungary||Sport TV||All 26 matches live|||
|Iceland||365||All 26 matches live on Stöð 2 Sport 1 and 2|||
|Indonesia||Kompas Gramedia||All 26 matches live on K-Vision, highlights also available on Kompas TV|||
|Iran||IRIB||Selected matches live on TV3 and Varzesh|
|Ireland||Eir Sport||All 26 matches live on 1 and 2|
|FreeSports||Highlights and encore only|
|Premier Sports||All 26 matches live|||
|Israel||Charlton||All 26 matches live on Sport 1 and Sport 2|
|Kazakhstan||Setanta Sports||All 26 matches live|||
|Malaysia||RTM||20 of 26 matches (17 live and 3 delayed) on TV1, TV2, and Sport channel|||
|Netherlands||Fox Sports||All 26 matches live on three International channels|||
|NENT||All 26 matches live on Viasport and Viaplay|||
|Poland||Polsat||All 26 matches live on Sport and Extra|||
|Portugal||Sport TV||All 26 matches live|||
|Romania||Eurosport||All 26 matches live|||
|Russia||Match TV||All 26 matches live|
|Qatar||Al Kass||Selected matches (including all Qatar matches) live on Extra One and Two|||
|Singapore||StarHub||All 26 matches live on Hub Sports|||
|Slovakia||Orange||All 26 matches live|||
|CRTVG||10 of 26 matches live in Galician on tvG2|||
|Sub-Saharan Africa||StarTimes||All 26 matches live|||
|Taiwan||ELTA||All 26 matches live|
|Tajikistan||Televizioni Tojikiston||Selected matches live on Varzish and Futbol|
|Thailand||PPTV||All 26 matches live|||
|Turkey||TRT||Selected matches live on Sport channel|||
|Uzbekistan||NTRCU||Selected matches live on Sport channel|||
|Vietnam||FPT Group||All 26 matches live|||
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