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1922 South American Championship

1922 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
Dates September 17 – October 22
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played 11
Goals scored 22 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s) Julio Francia (4 goals)

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.

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

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

Matches

September 17, 1922
1–1 Chile
 9'  41'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

September 23, 1922
0–2 Uruguay
 10'
pen.)
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Francisco Andreu (Paraguay)

September 24, 1922
1–1 Paraguay
 14'  71'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Norberto Ladrón de Guevara (Chile)

September 28, 1922
4–0 Chile
 10'
 36'41'
 75'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

October 1, 1922
0–0 Uruguay
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Servando Pérez (Argentina)

October 5, 1922
3–0 Chile
 5'
 78'
 86'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Servando Pérez (Argentina)

October 8, 1922
1–0 Argentina
 43'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Pedro Santos (Brazil)

October 12, 1922
0–1 Paraguay
 7'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Pedro Santos (Brazil)

October 15, 1922
2–0 Argentina
 42'
pen.)
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Francisco Andreu (Paraguay)

October 18, 1922
0–2 Argentina
pen.)
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Enrique Vignal (Brazil)

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

Playoff

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.

October 22, 1922
3–0 Paraguay
 11'
 48'89'
Estadio das Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
Referee: Servando Pérez (Argentina)

Result

 1922 South American Championship Champions 

Brazil
Second title

Goal scorers

4 goals

  • Francia
2 goals 1 goal

External links

  • South American Championship 1922 at RSSSF
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