1922 South American Championship

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.

1922 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
DatesSeptember 17 – October 22
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Argentina
Tournament statistics
Matches played11
Goals scored22 (2 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Julio Francia (4 goals)
1921
1923

OverviewEdit

 
The Brazilian squad, champions

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

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1922 South American Championship squads

VenuesEdit

Rio de Janeiro
Estadio das Laranjeiras
Capacity: 20,000
 

Final roundEdit

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
Brazil  1–1  Chile
Tatú   9' Bravo   41'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Chile  0–2  Uruguay
Heguy   10'
Urdinarán   19' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Andreu (Paraguay)

Brazil  1–1  Paraguay
Amílcar   14' Rivas   71'
Referee: Norberto Ladrón de Guevara (Chile)

Argentina  4–0  Chile
Chiessa   10'
Francia   36'41'
Gaslini   75'
Referee: Ricardo Vallarino (Uruguay)

Brazil  0–0  Uruguay

Paraguay  3–0  Chile
Ramírez   5'
López   78'
Fretes   86'

Uruguay  1–0  Argentina
Buffoni   43'

Uruguay  0–1  Paraguay
Elizeche   7'

Brazil  2–0  Argentina
Neco   42'
Amílcar   86' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Andreu (Paraguay)

Paraguay  0–2  Argentina
Francia   63'79' (pen.)

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

Play OffEdit

As Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay were tied, playoff matches were planned for the three teams; however, Uruguay withdrew since their players had to return home.

A playoff match was played between Brazil and Paraguay to determine the champion.

Brazil  3–0  Paraguay
Neco   11'
Formiga   48'89'

ResultEdit

 1922 South American Championship Champions 
 
Brazil
Second title

Goal scorersEdit

4 goals

  •   Francia

2 goals

1 goal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness publishing. p. 552. ISBN 0-85112-954-4.

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