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1922 South American Championship

Football tournament

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) 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.

1922 South American Championship Intro articles: 5

Overview

The Brazilian squad, champions

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

1922 South American Championship Overview articles: 6

Squads

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

Overview of "1922 South American Championship squads" article

Venues

Rio de Janeiro
Estadio das Laranjeiras
Capacity: 20,000

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  9' Bravo  41'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

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

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

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

Brazil  0–0  Uruguay

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

Uruguay  1–0  Argentina
Buffoni  43'

Uruguay  0–1  Paraguay
Elizeche  7'

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

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

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

Play Off

As Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay were tied, playoff matches were planned for the three teams; however, Uruguay withdrew since their players had to return home.

A playoff match was played between Brazil and Paraguay to determine the champion.

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

1922 South American Championship Venues articles: 12

Result

 1922 South American Championship Champions 

Brazil
Second title

Goal scorers

4 goals

  • 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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