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1937 South American Championship

1937 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates December 27, 1936 – February 1, 1937
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (5th title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 69 (4.31 per match)
Top scorer(s) Raúl Toro
(7 goals)

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.

Venues

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

Final round

Each team played against each of the other teams. Two (2) points where 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.

December 27, 1936
3–2 Peru
 7'
 30'
 57'
 55'
 58'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

December 30, 1936
2–1 Chile
 30'43'  73'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 2, 1937
4–2 Uruguay
 9'
 35'
pen.)
 79'
 16'28'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Virgílio Antônio Fedrighi (Brazil)

January 3, 1937
6–4 Chile
 2'26'
 6'
 35'40'
 68'
 19'
 25'73'
 40'
Estadio Alvear y Tagle, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 6, 1937
4–2 Peru
 16'
 31'56'
 79'
 29'
 40'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 9, 1937
6–1 Paraguay
 5'54'
 8'
 33'75'82'
 86'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

January 10, 1937
0-3 Chile
 17'
 59'
 83'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 13, 1937
5–0 Paraguay
 31'67'
 42'51'
 59'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 16, 1937
1–0 Peru
 55'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 17, 1937
3–2 Chile
 5'
 47'
 78'
 8'32'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 19, 1937
3–2 Uruguay
 36'
 72'
 77'
 1'
 66'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 21, 1937
2–2 Chile
 1'26'  16'
 70'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

January 23, 1937
2–3 Uruguay
 63'
 68'
 5'
 51'
 58'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

January 24, 1937
0–1[1] Peru
 43'
Estadio Alvear y Tagle, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

January 30, 1937
1–0 Brazil
 48'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Playoff

February 1, 1937
2–0 (a.e.t.) Brazil
 102'112'
Estadio Gasómetro, Buenos Aires
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Result

 1937 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
Fifth title

Goal scorers

7 goals

  • Raúl Toro
5 goals 4 goals 3 goals 2 goals 1 goal

References

  1. ^ Behr, Raul. "Un histórico flash" (in Spanish). Dechalaca.com. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

External links

  • South American Championship 1937 at RSSSF
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