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1991 Copa América

1991 Copa América
Tournament details
Host country Chile
Dates July 6 – 21
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Argentina (13th title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Chile
Fourth place  Colombia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 26
Goals scored 73 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s) Gabriel Batistuta
(6 goals)
Best player Leonardo Rodríguez[1]

The 1991 Copa América CONMEBOL and all ten member nations participated.

This was the last time that the tournament consisted of only CONMEBOL member nations. In subsequent tournaments, at least two nations from outside CONMEBOL have been invited to bring the total number of participants to twelve.

Argentina won the Copa América for the 13th time, their first since 1959.

Contents

  • Venues 1
  • Squads 2
  • First round 3
    • Group A 3.1
    • Group B 3.2
  • Final round 4
  • Result 5
  • Goal scorers 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Venues

Santiago Concepción Valparaíso Viña del Mar
Estadio Nacional de Chile Estadio Municipal Estadio Playa Ancha Estadio Sausalito
Capacity: 70,000 Capacity: 35,000 Capacity: 19,000 Capacity: 20,000

Squads

For a complete list of all participating squads: 1991 Copa América squads

First round

The tournament was set up in two groups of five teams each. Each team played one match against each of the other teams within the same group. The top two teams in each group advanced to the final stage.

Two points were awarded for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss.

  • Tie-breaker
    • If teams finish leveled on points, the following tie-breakers are used:
  • greater goal difference in all group games;
  • greater number of goals scored in all group games;
  • winner of the head-to-head match between the teams in question;
  • drawing of lots.

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 4 4 0 0 11 3 +8 8
 Chile 4 3 0 1 10 3 +7 6
 Paraguay 4 2 0 2 7 8 −1 4
 Peru 4 1 0 3 9 9 0 2
 Venezuela 4 0 0 4 1 15 −14 0
July 6, 1991
Chile  2–0  Venezuela
Rubio  22'
Zamorano  34'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 42,779
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

July 6, 1991
Paraguay  1–0  Peru
Monzón  21'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 42,779
Referee: Ortubé (Bolivia)

July 8, 1991
Chile  4–2  Peru
Rubio  16'
Contreras  51' (pen.)
Zamorano  61'74'
Maestri  59'
Del Solar  71'
Estadio Municipal, Concepción
Attendance: 18,798
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

July 8, 1991
Argentina  3–0  Venezuela
Batistuta  28'50' (pen.)
Caniggia  43'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Milton Villavicencio (Ecuador)

July 10, 1991
Paraguay  5–0  Venezuela
Neffa  34'
Guirland  38'
Monzón  75'87' (pen.)
V. Sanabria  81'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 68,215
Referee: Juan José Torres (Colombia)

July 10, 1991
Argentina  1–0  Chile
Batistuta  81'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 68,215
Referee: Wright (Brazil)

July 12, 1991
Peru  5–1  Venezuela
La Rosa  9'55'
Cavallo  21' (o.g.)
Del Solar  58'
Hirano  62'
Del Solar  14' (o.g.)
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

July 12, 1991
Argentina  4–1  Paraguay
Batistuta  40'
Simeone  61'
Astrada  70'
Caniggia  81'
Cardozo  79'
Estadio Municipal, Concepción
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

July 14, 1991
Argentina  3–2  Peru
Latorre  3'
Craviotto  51'
C. García  57'
Yáñez  35' (pen.)
Hirano  65'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 67,902
Referee: Ortube (Bolivia)

July 14, 1991
Chile  4–0  Paraguay
Rubio  12'
Zamorano  15'
Estay  63'
Vera  68'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 67,902
Referee: Wright (Brazil)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 4 2 1 1 3 1 +2 5
 Brazil 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 5
 Uruguay 4 1 3 0 4 3 +1 5
 Ecuador 4 1 1 2 6 5 +1 3
 Bolivia 4 0 2 2 2 7 −5 2
July 7, 1991
Colombia  1–0  Ecuador
De Ávila  25'
Estadio Playa Ancha, Valparaíso
Attendance: 13,828
Referee: Escobar (Paraguay)

July 7, 1991
Uruguay  1–1  Bolivia
Castro  73' J. Suárez  16'
Estadio Playa Ancha, Valparaíso
Attendance: 13,828
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)

July 9, 1991
Uruguay  1–1  Ecuador
Méndez  49' (pen.) Aguinaga  44'
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 18,430
Referee: Castro (Chile)

July 9, 1991
Brazil  2–1  Bolivia
Neto  5' (pen.)
Branco  47'
E. Sánchez  89' (pen.)
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 18,430
Referee: José Ramírez (Peru)

July 11, 1991
Colombia  0–0  Bolivia
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 19,350
Referee: Francisco Farías (Venezuela)

July 11, 1991
Brazil  1–1  Uruguay
João Paulo  29' Méndez  66'
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 19,350
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)

July 13, 1991
Ecuador  4–0  Bolivia
Aguinaga  32'
Avilés  42'73'
Ramírez  80' (pen.)
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 17,250
Referee: Castro (Chile)

July 13, 1991
Colombia  2–0  Brazil
De Ávila  35'
Iguarán  66'
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 17,250
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)

July 15, 1991
Uruguay  1–0  Colombia
Méndez  19'
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)

July 15, 1991
Brazil  3–1  Ecuador
Mazinho Oliveira  8'
Márcio Santos  54'
Luiz Henrique  89'
Muñoz  12'
Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Escobar (Paraguay)

Final round

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 5
 Brazil 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
 Chile 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
 Colombia 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
July 17, 1991
Argentina  3–2  Brazil
Franco  1'39'
Batistuta  46'
Branco  5'
João Paulo  52'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 44,005
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)

July 17, 1991
Chile  1–1  Colombia
Zamorano  74' Iguarán  37'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 44,005
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

July 19, 1991
Argentina  0–0  Chile
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 37,612
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

July 19, 1991
Brazil  2–0  Colombia
Renato  29'
Branco  76' (pen.)
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 37,612
Referee: José Ramírez (Peru)

July 21, 1991
Brazil  2–0  Chile
Mazinho Oliveira  8'
Luiz Henrique  55'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 45,104
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)

July 21, 1991
Argentina  2–1  Colombia
Simeone  11'
Batistuta  19'
De Ávila  70'
Estadio Nacional de Chile, Santiago
Attendance: 45,104
Referee: Escobar (Paraguay)

Result

 1991 Copa América Champions 

Argentina
13th title

Goal scorers

With six goals, Gabriel Batistuta is the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 73 goals were scored by 42 different players, with two of them credited as own goals.

References

  1. ^ "Copa América Best Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 

External links

  • Copa América 1991 at RSSSF
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