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The South American Championship 1949 in football was held in, and won by, Brazil. Paraguay finished as runner-up.

1949 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryBrazil
DatesApril 3 – May 11
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)5 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (3rd title)
Runners-up Paraguay
Third place Peru
Fourth place Bolivia
Tournament statistics
Matches played29
Goals scored135 (4.66 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Jair Rosa Pinto
(9 goals)
1947
1953

Argentina withdrew from the tournament.

This achievement ended a 27 year streak without official titles for the Brazilians. The last one had been in the 1922 South American Championship, also played on Brazilian soil.

Jair Rosa Pinto from Brazil was the top scorer of the tournament, with nine goals.

Contents

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of participating squads, see: 1949 South American Championship squads

VenuesEdit

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 7 6 0 1 39 7 +32 12
  Paraguay 7 6 0 1 21 6 +15 12
  Peru 7 5 0 2 20 13 +7 10
  Bolivia 7 4 0 3 13 24 −11 8
  Chile 7 2 1 4 10 14 −4 5
  Uruguay 7 2 1 4 14 20 −6 5
  Ecuador 7 1 0 6 7 21 −14 2
  Colombia 7 0 2 5 4 23 −19 2
Brazil  9–1  Ecuador
Tesourinha   3'42'
Octavio   10'
Jair   13'35'
Simão   16'25'
Zizinho   67'
Ademir   88'
Sigifredo Cuchuca   18'
Attendance: 70,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Bolivia  3–2  Chile
Ugarte   59'
Godoy   77'
Gutiérrez   79'
Riera   30'
Salamanca   71'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Paraguay  3–0  Colombia
López Fretes   21'72'
Benítez   35'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Juan Carlos Armental (Uruguay)

Peru  4–0  Colombia
Pedraza   22'90'
Drago   47'
Castillo   85'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Mario Rubén Heyn (Paraguay)

Paraguay  1–0  Ecuador
Barrios   89'
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Juan Carlos Armental (Uruguay)

Brazil  10–1  Bolivia
Nininho   16'39'86'
Jair   17'
Zizinho   25'80'
Cláudio   49'84'
Simão   71'79'
Ugarte   75'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Brazil  2–1  Chile
Zizinho   20'
Cláudio   49' (pen.)
López   89' (pen.)
Flores   40'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Juan Carlos Armental (Uruguay)

Uruguay  3–2  Ecuador
Castro   15'85'
Moreno   30'
Artega   35'
Vargas   40'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Paraguay  3–1  Peru
Barrios   38' (pen.)
Arce   56'
López Fretes   67'
Drago   89'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Brazil  5–0  Colombia
Tesourinha   20'
Canhotinho   24' (pen.)
Orlando   44'
Ademir   47'87'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Alejandro Gálvez (Chile)

Chile  1–0  Ecuador
Rojas   4'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Bolivia  3–2  Uruguay
Ugarte   47' (pen.)
Algañaraz   57'
Gutiérrez   66'
Moll   49'
Betancourt   70'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Peru  4–0  Ecuador
Salinas   26'
Bermeo   36' (o.g.)  
Castillo   50'
Pedraza   85'
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Juan Carlos Armental (Uruguay)

Chile  1–1  Colombia
López   8' Berdugo   56'

Uruguay  2–1  Paraguay
García   22'69' Arce   65' (pen.)
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Brazil  7–1  Peru
Arce   11' (o.g.)
Augusto   15'
Jair   17'20'
Simão   54'
Ademir   82'
Orlando   88'
Zizinho   40'
Salinas   44'
Calderón   40'
González  
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Bolivia  2–0  Ecuador
Sánchez   6' (o.g.)
Ugarte   14' (pen.)

Uruguay  2–2  Colombia
Martínez   57'
Ayala   86'
Gastelbondo   27'
A. Pérez   81'
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Peru  3–0  Bolivia
R. Drago   31'74'
Heredia   77' (pen.)
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Paraguay  4–2  Chile
Arce   10'39'47'
Benítez   23'
Cremaschi   8'
Ramos   72'

Paraguay  7–0  Bolivia
Benítez   30'40'41'?'
Arce   38'?'
Fernández   59'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Brazil  5–1  Uruguay
Jair   15'40' (pen.)
Zizinho   24'
Danilo Alvim   79'
Tesourinha   89' (pen.)
Castro   12'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Alberto Da Gama Malcher (Brazil)

Peru  3–0  Chile
Mosquera   28'73'
Castillo   58'

Ecuador  4–1  Colombia
E. Cantos   23'
Vargas   44'
G. Andrade   49'
Maldonado   74'
N. Pérez   27'
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Alfredo Alvarez (Bolivia)

Peru  4–3  Uruguay
Mosquera   19'
Castillo   43'
Gómez Sánchez   57'60'
Moll   58'
Castro   60'
Ayala   85'
Attendance: 30,000
Referee: Alfredo Alvarez (Bolivia)

Bolivia  4–0  Colombia
Godoy   10'
B. Gutiérrez   55'
Rojas   77'
Ugarte   81'
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

Chile  3–1  Uruguay
Infante   75'83' (pen.)
Cremaschi   88'
Ayala   35'

Paraguay  2–1  Brazil
Avalos   75'
Benítez   85'
Tesourinha   33'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Cyril Jack Barrick (England)

FinalEdit

Brazil  7–0  Paraguay
Ademir   17'27'48'
Tesourinha   43'70'
Jair   72'89'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Cyril J. Barrick (England)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paraguay
GK Barbosa
DF Augusto
DF Mauro
MF Ely
MF Danilo
MF Noronha
FW Tesourinha
FW Zizinho
FW Ademir
FW Jair
FW Simão
Substitutions:
Manager:
  Flávio Costa
GK Sinforiano García
DF Alberto González
DF Casiano Céspedes
MF Manuel Gavilán
MF Pedro Nardelli
MF Castor Cantero
FW Pedro Fernández  
FW César López Fretes  
FW Dionisio Arce
FW Jorge D. Benítez
FW Félix Vázquez
Substitutions:
FW Marcial Barrios  
FW Estanislao Romero  
Manager:
  Manuel Fleitas Solich

ResultEdit

 1949 South American Championship Champions 
 
Brazil
3rd title

Goal scorersEdit

9 goals

7 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 Ggoalsoals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oliver, Guy (1992). The Guinness Record of World Soccer. Guinness Publishing. p. 560. ISBN 0-85112-954-4.