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1937 South American Championship

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1937 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
DatesDecember 27, 1936 – February 1, 1937
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (5th title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored69 (4.31 per match)
Top scorer(s) Raúl Toro
(7 goals)
1935
1939
The Argentina squad

The fourteenth edition of the South American Championship of football was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from December 27, 1936, to February 1, 1937.

The participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay thus making this the first edition in which more than five teams took part of the event.

Bolivia, and Colombia (a new CONMEBOL member) withdrew from the tournament.

1937 South American Championship Intro articles: 1

Venues

Buenos Aires
Estadio Gasómetro de Boedo Estadio Alvear y Tagle
Capacity: 75,000 Capacity: 40,000

Final round

Chilean Raúl Toro, top scorer of the tournament

Each team played 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
 Argentina 5 4 0 1 12 5 +7 8
 Brazil 5 4 0 1 17 9 +8 8
 Uruguay 5 2 0 3 11 14 −3 4
 Paraguay 5 2 0 3 8 16 −8 4
 Chile 5 1 1 3 12 13 −1 3
 Peru 5 1 1 3 7 10 −3 3

As Brazil and Argentina were tied, a playoff was disputed.

Brazil  3–2  Peru
Roberto  7'
Afonsinho  30'
Niginho  57'
T. Fernández  55'
Villanueva  58'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Argentina  2–1  Chile
Varallo  30'43' Toro  73'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Paraguay  4–2  Uruguay
A. Ortega  9'79'
A. González  35'
Erico  38' (pen.)
Varela  16'28'
Referee: Virgílio Antônio Fedrighi (Brazil)

Brazil  6–4  Chile
Patesko  2'26'
Carvalho Leite  6'
Luisinho  35'40'
Roberto  68'
Avendaño  19'
Toro  25'73'
Riveros  40'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Uruguay  4–2  Peru
Camaití  16'
Varela  31'56'
Píriz  79'
T. Fernández  29'
Magallanes  40'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  6–1  Paraguay
Scopelli  5'54'
García  8'
Zozaya  33'75'82'
A. González  86'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Uruguay  0–3  Chile
Toro  17'83'
Arancibia  59'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Brazil  5–0  Paraguay
Patesko  31'67'
Luisinho  42'51'
Carvalho Leite  59'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  1–0  Peru
Zozaya  55'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Paraguay  3–2  Chile
Amarilla  5'
Flor  47'
Núñez Velloso  78'
Toro  8'32'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Brazil  3–2  Uruguay
Carvalho Leite  36'
Bahia  72'
Niginho  77'
Villadóniga  1'
Píriz  66'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Peru  2–2  Chile
J. Alcalde  1'26' Torres  16'
Carmona  70'
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  2–3  Uruguay
Varallo  63'
Zozaya  68'
Ithurbide  5'
Píriz  51'
Varela  58'
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Paraguay  0–1[1]  Peru
Lavalle  43'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  1–0  Brazil
García  48'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Play Offs

Argentina  2–0
(a.e.t.)
 Brazil
De la Mata  102'112'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

1937 South American Championship Venues articles: 33

Result

 1937 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
Fifth title

Goal scorers

7 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1937 South American Championship Result articles: 2

References

  1. ^ Behr, Raul. "Un histórico flash" (in Spanish). Dechalaca.com. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. ^ Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness publishing. p. 555. ISBN 0-85112-954-4.

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