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1922 South American Championship

1922 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
DatesSeptember 17 – October 22
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played11
Goals scored22 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Julio Francia (4 goals)
1921
1923

The sixth edition of the South American Championship was scheduled to be held in Chile, but Brazil asked to host it as part of its 100th anniversary independence celebrations. Thus it was held in Rio de Janeiro between September 17 and October 22, 1922.

Overview

The Brazilian squad, champions

All CONMEBOL members (as of 1922) attended: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Squads

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1922 South American Championship squads

Venues

Rio de Janeiro
Estadio das Laranjeiras
Capacity: 20,000
Das laranjeiras 1922.jpg

Final round

Each team played one match 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
 Brazil 4 1 3 0 4 2 +2 5
 Paraguay 4 2 1 1 5 3 +2 5
 Uruguay 4 2 1 1 3 1 +2 5
 Argentina 4 2 0 2 6 3 +3 4
 Chile 4 0 1 3 1 10 −9 1
Brazil 1–1 Chile
Tatú Goal 9' Bravo Goal 41'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Chile 0–2 Uruguay
Heguy Goal 10'
Urdinarán Goal 19' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Andreu (Paraguay)

Brazil 1–1 Paraguay
Amílcar Goal 14' Rivas Goal 71'
Referee: Norberto Ladrón de Guevara (Chile)

Argentina 4–0 Chile
Chiessa Goal 10'
Francia Goal 36'41'
Gaslini Goal 75'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Brazil 0–0 Uruguay

Paraguay 3–0 Chile
Ramírez Goal 5'
López Goal 78'
Fretes Goal 86'

Uruguay 1–0 Argentina
Buffoni Goal 43'

Uruguay 0–1 Paraguay
Elizeche Goal 7'

Brazil 2–0 Argentina
Neco Goal 42'
Amílcar Goal 86' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Andreu (Paraguay)

Paraguay 0–2 Argentina
Francia Goal 63'79' (pen.)

All Paraguayan players left the field in protest to the penalty kick awarded by the referee.

Final

Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay were tied, and playoff matches were planned for the three teams. Uruguay withdrew, so only one playoff match was played between Brazil and Paraguay to determine the champion.

Brazil 3–0 Paraguay
Neco Goal 11'
Formiga Goal 48'89'

Result

 1922 South American Championship Champions 

Brazil
Second title

Goal scorers

4 goals

  • Argentina Francia

2 goals

1 goal

References

  1. ^ Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness publishing. p. 552. ISBN 0-85112-954-4.

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