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1959 South American Championship (Argentina)

1959 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates March 7 – April 4
Teams (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (12th title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played 21
Goals scored 86 (4.1 per match)
Top scorer(s) Pelé (8 goals)

The South American Championship 1959 was a football tournament held in Argentina, and won by Argentina with Brazil in second.

Colombia, and Ecuador withdrew from the tournament.

Pelé from Brazil was named best player of the tournament and was the top scorer with 8 goals.[1]

Venues

Buenos Aires
Estadio Monumental
Capacity: 67,664

Final round

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentina 6 5 1 0 19 5 +14 11
Brazil 6 4 2 0 17 7 +10 10
Paraguay 6 3 0 3 12 12 0 6
Peru 6 1 3 2 10 11 −1 5
Chile 6 2 1 3 9 14 −5 5
Uruguay 6 2 0 4 15 14 +1 4
Bolivia 6 0 1 5 4 23 −19 1
March 7, 1959
6–1 Chile
 5'50'
 7'
 17'39'
 75'
 25'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

March 8, 1959
7–0 Bolivia
 5'
 12'
 17'
 60'65'
 69'
 89'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

March 10, 1959
2–2 Peru
 24'
 48'
 59'77'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 11, 1959
2–1 Chile
 8'14' pen.)
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

March 11, 1959
2–0 Bolivia
 2'
 79'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 14, 1959
5–3 Uruguay
 4'27'42'
 29'79'
 2'
 31'
 81'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 15, 1959
5–0 Bolivia
 1'21'50'
 11'
 51'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

March 15, 1959
3–0 Chile
 43'45'
 89'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Alberto Tejada (Peru)

March 18, 1959
3–1 Paraguay
 2'
 37'
 85'
 77'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 18, 1959
3–1 Peru
pen.)
 42'
o.g.)
 51'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

March 21, 1959
4–2 Bolivia
 16'
 18'26'
 89'
 12'
 22'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

March 21, 1959
1–1 Peru
Tovar  77'  12'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

March 22, 1959
3–1 Paraguay
 15'
 63'
 69'
 36'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 26, 1959
5–2 Bolivia
 7'42'
 17'51'
 89'
 25'76'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Luis Ventre (Argentina)

March 26, 1959
3–1 Uruguay
 62'80'89'  36'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 29, 1959
0–0 Bolivia
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

March 29, 1959
4–1 Paraguay
 25'31'63'
 35'
 4'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

March 30, 1959
4–1 Uruguay
 15'60'
 55'80'
 85'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Isidro Ramírez (Paraguay)

April 2, 1959
2–1 Peru
 32'68'  51'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

April 2, 1959
1–0 Uruguay
 88'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Alberto Tejada (Peru)

April 4, 1959
1–1 Brazil
 40'  58'
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Result

 1959 South American Championship Champions 

Argentina
12th title

Goalscorers

With eight goals, Pelé of Brazil is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 86 goals were scored by 36 different players, with only one of them credited as own goal.

8 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
Own goal

References

  1. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tabless/sachampfulltrivia.html#best-players

External links

  • South American Championship 1959 at RSSSF
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