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The South American Championship 1955 was a football tournament held in Chile and won by Argentina with Chile as runners-up.

1955 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Chile
DatesFebruary 27 – March 30
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (10th title)
Runners-up Chile
Third place Peru
Fourth place Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored73 (4.87 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Rodolfo Micheli
(8 goals)
1953
1956

Brazil, Bolivia, and Colombia withdrew from the tournament.

Rodolfo Micheli from Argentina became top scorer of the tournament with 8 goals.

Contents

VenuesEdit

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 5 4 1 0 18 6 +12 9
  Chile 5 3 1 1 19 8 +11 7
  Peru 5 2 2 1 13 11 +2 6
  Uruguay 5 2 1 2 12 12 0 5
  Paraguay 5 1 1 3 7 14 −7 3
  Ecuador 5 0 0 5 4 22 −18 0
Chile  7–1  Ecuador
Enrique Hormazábal   27'47'53'
Díaz Zambrano   31'35'
René Meléndez   33'
Jorge Robledo   55'
Washington Villacreses   64'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

Argentina  5–3  Paraguay
Rodolfo Micheli   5'18' (pen.)64'83'
José Borello   74'
Máximo Rolón   13'
Eulogio Martínez   47'
Salvador Villalba   89'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Chile  5–4  Peru
Manuel Muñoz   9'
Jorge Robledo   13'57'
Enrique Hormazábal   52'
Ramírez Banda   84'
Félix Castillo   35'
Guillermo Barbadillo   62'
Cornelio Heredia   63' (pen.)
Gómez Sánchez   83'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Harry Dykes (England)

Uruguay  3–1  Paraguay
Carlos Borges   2'
Julio Abbadie   5'
Óscar Míguez   86' (pen.)
Máximo Rolón   23'
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Juan Regis Brozzi (Argentina)

Argentina  4–0  Ecuador
Ricardo Bonelli   11'
Ernesto Grillo   24'
Rodolfo Micheli   28'
José Borello   71'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Peru  4–2  Ecuador
Gómez Sánchez   11'15'
Honorato Gonzabay   29' (o.g.)88' (o.g.)
Isidro Matute   34'61'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Chile  2–2  Uruguay
Manuel Muñoz   30'
Enrique Hormazábal   72'
Américo Galván   24'41'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Juan Regis Brozzi (Argentina)

Paraguay  2–0  Ecuador
Máximo Rolón   16'32' (pen.)
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Argentina  2–2  Peru
Ernesto Grillo   7'
Carlos Cecconato   41'
Gómez Sánchez   23'57'
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

Chile  5–0  Paraguay
René Meléndez   10'52'
Manuel Muñoz   77'79'
Enrique Hormazábal   82'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

Peru  1–1  Paraguay
Alberto Terry   33' Máximo Rolón   65'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Juan Regis Brozzi (Argentina)

Uruguay  5–1  Ecuador
Américo Galván   4'
Óscar Míguez   12'
Julio Abbadie   26'80'
Julio Pérez   54'
Isidro Matute   36'
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Roberto González (Paraguay)

Argentina  6–1  Uruguay
Rodolfo Micheli   37'61'
Ángel Labruna   39'71'87'
José Borello   76'
Óscar Míguez   32'
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Peru  2–1  Uruguay
Roberto Castillo   11'
Gómez Sánchez   68'
Walter Morel   72'
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Carlos Robles (Chile)

Argentina  1–0  Chile
Rodolfo Micheli   59'
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Washington Rodríguez (Uruguay)

ResultEdit

 1955 South American Championship Champions 
 
Argentina
10th title

Goal scorersEdit

External linksEdit