Football at the 1975 Pan American Games

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Football – Men's tournament at the VII Pan American Games
Football pictogram.svg
Venue Estadio Azteca
La Bombonera
Estadio Cuauhtémoc
Dates 13–25 October
Medalists
Gold medal 
Bronze medal 
«1971
1979»

The seventh edition of the football tournament at the Pan American Games was held in four cities in Mexico: Mexico City (main city of the Games), Guadalajara, Toluca, and Puebla, from October 13 to October 25, 1975. Thirteen teams competed in a round-robin competition, with Argentina defending the title. After the preliminary round there was a second round, followed by a knock-out stage.

Participants[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Mexico 4 2 2 0 0 9 2 +7
 Trinidad and Tobago 2 2 1 0 1 2 6 −4
 United States 0 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Argentina 4 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8
 Canada 1 2 0 1 1 0 2 −2
 Jamaica 1 2 0 1 1 0 6 −6

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Cuba 3 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3
 Bolivia 2 2 1 0 1 1 3 −2
 Uruguay 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1

Group D[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Brazil 6 3 3 0 0 19 1 +18
 Costa Rica 3 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2
 El Salvador 3 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1
 Nicaragua 0 3 0 0 3 2 23 −21

Second round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Mexico 5 3 2 1 0 17 2 +15
 Costa Rica 2 2 1 0 1 1 7 −6
 Cuba 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 −1
 Canada 0 1 0 0 1 0 8 −8

Canada did not play the match and withdrew from the tournament. Match awarded to Costa Rica.

Canada had withdrawn from the tournament. Match awarded to Cuba.

Group B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Brazil 5 3 2 1 0 13 0 +13
 Argentina 5 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8
 Bolivia 2 3 1 0 2 3 11 −8
 Trinidad and Tobago 0 3 0 0 3 2 15 −13

Classification stages (Mexico City)[edit]

Bronze medal match[edit]

Argentina  2 – 0  Costa Rica
Silva Goal 36'
Tello Goal 70'

Gold Medal match[edit]

Mexico  1 – 1 (AET)  Brazil
Tapia Goal 22' Cláudio Adão Goal 85' (pen.)

Awards[edit]

1975 Pan American Games Winners
Mexico Brazil
Mexico and Brazil
Second title (for both)

External links[edit]