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The tenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Santiago, Chile, from October 12 to November 3, 1926.

1926 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryChile
DatesOctober 12 – November 3
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay (6th title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Chile
Fourth place Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored55 (5.5 per match)
Top scorer(s)Chile David Arellano
(7 goals)
1925
1927

Contents

OverviewEdit

 
Uruguay squad, winners

The participating countries were Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Brazil withdrew for the second time (being the first time in 1924), and it also was the first time Bolivia took part in the event.

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of participants squads see: 1926 South American Championship squads

Final roundEdit

Each team plays one match against each of the other teams. Two (2) points are 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
  Uruguay 4 4 0 0 17 2 +15 8
  Argentina 4 2 1 1 14 3 +11 5
  Chile 4 2 1 1 14 6 +8 5
  Paraguay 4 1 0 3 8 20 −12 2
  Bolivia 4 0 0 4 2 24 −22 0
Chile  7–1  Bolivia
Ramírez   10'
Subiabre   14'
Arellano   15'41'80'84'
Moreno   47'
Aguilar   89'
Referee: Norberto Luis Gallieri (Argentina)
Chile made the first corner-kick goal in Tournament's History.

Argentina  5–0  Bolivia
Cherro   9'19'
Sosa   31'
Delgado   43'
De Miguel   74'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Uruguay  3–1  Chile
Borjas   22'
Castro   32'
Scarone   55'
Subiabre   65' (pen.)
Referee: Pedro José Malbrán (Chile)

Argentina  8–0  Paraguay
Sosa   11'32'59'87'
Cherro   16'
Delgado   40'42'
De Miguel   52'
Referee: Francisco Jiménez (Chile)

Bolivia  1–6  Paraguay
C. Soto   88' C. Ramírez   16'24'
J. Ramírez   45'58'63'
I. López   88'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  0–2  Uruguay
Borjas   22'
Castro   73'

Uruguay  6–0  Bolivia
Scarone   9'12'28'39'81'
Romano   67'
Referee: Juan Pedro Barbera (Argentina)

Chile  1–1  Argentina
Guillermo Saavedra   25' Tarasconi   87'

Uruguay  6–1  Paraguay
Castro   16'23'32'72'
Saldombide   47' (pen.)82'
Fleitas Solich   58' (pen.)
Referee: Francisco Jiménez (Chile)

Chile  5–1  Paraguay
Arellano   21'64'71'
Ramírez   42'82'
Vargas Peña   85'
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

ResultEdit

 1926 South American Championship Champions 
 
Uruguay
Sixth title

Goal scorersEdit

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

  •   Gabino Sosa

4 goals

  •   Ramírez

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

External linksEdit