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1926 South American Championship

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1926 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryChile
DatesOctober 12 – November 3
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Uruguay (6th title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Chile
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored55 (5.5 per match)
Top scorer(s) David Arellano
(7 goals)
1925
1927

The tenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Santiago, Chile, from October 12 to November 3, 1926.

1926 South American Championship Intro articles: 3

Overview

Uruguay squad, winners

The participating countries were Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Brazil withdrew for the second time (being the first time in 1924), and it also was the first time Bolivia took part in the event.

1926 South American Championship Overview articles: 7

Squads

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1926 South American Championship squads

Final round

Each team plays one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points are 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
 Uruguay 4 4 0 0 17 2 +15 8
 Argentina 4 2 1 1 14 3 +11 5
 Chile 4 2 1 1 14 6 +8 5
 Paraguay 4 1 0 3 8 20 −12 2
 Bolivia 4 0 0 4 2 24 −22 0
Chile  7–1  Bolivia
Ramírez  10'
Subiabre  14'
Arellano  15'41'80'84'
Moreno  47'
Aguilar  89'
Referee: Norberto Luis Gallieri (Argentina)
Chile made the first corner-kick goal in Tournament's History.

Argentina  5–0  Bolivia
Cherro  9'19'
Sosa  31'
Delgado  43'
De Miguel  74'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Uruguay  3–1  Chile
Borjas  22'
Castro  32'
Scarone  55'
Subiabre  65' (pen.)
Referee: Pedro José Malbrán (Chile)

Argentina  8–0  Paraguay
Sosa  11'32'59'87'
Cherro  16'
Delgado  40'42'
De Miguel  52'
Referee: Francisco Jiménez (Chile)

Bolivia  1–6  Paraguay
C. Soto  88' C. Ramírez  16'24'
J. Ramírez  45'58'63'
I. López  88'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  0–2  Uruguay
Borjas  22'
Castro  73'

Uruguay  6–0  Bolivia
Scarone  9'12'28'39'81'
Romano  67'
Referee: Juan Pedro Barbera (Argentina)

Chile  1–1  Argentina
Guillermo Saavedra  25' Tarasconi  87'

Uruguay  6–1  Paraguay
Castro  16'23'32'72'
Saldombide  47' (pen.)82'
Fleitas Solich  58' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Jiménez (Chile)

Chile  5–1  Paraguay
Arellano  21'64'71'
Ramírez  42'82'
Vargas Peña  85'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

1926 South American Championship Squads articles: 19

Result

 1926 South American Championship Champions 

Uruguay
Sixth title

Goal scorers

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

  • Gabino Sosa

4 goals

  • Ramírez

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1926 South American Championship Result articles: 2

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