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The South American Championship 1957 was a football tournament held in Peru and won by Argentina with Brazil as runners-up.

1957 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryPeru
DatesMarch 7 – April 6
Teams7 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (11th title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played21
Goals scored101 (4.81 per match)
Top scorer(s)Uruguay Javier Ambrois
Argentina Humberto Maschio
(9 goals each)
1956

Bolivia, and Paraguay withdrew from the tournament.

Humberto Maschio from Argentina and Javier Ambrois from Uruguay became top scorers of the tournament with 9 goals each.

Contents

SquadsEdit

 
The Argentina winning squad

For a complete list of participating squads see: 1957 South American Championship squads

VenuesEdit

Lima
Estadio Nacional de Lima
Capacity: 50,000
 

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 6 5 0 1 25 6 +19 10
  Brazil 6 4 0 2 23 9 +14 8
  Uruguay 6 4 0 2 15 12 +3 8
  Peru 6 4 0 2 12 9 +3 8
  Colombia 6 2 0 4 10 25 −15 4
  Chile 6 1 1 4 9 17 −8 3
  Ecuador 6 0 1 5 7 23 −16 1
Uruguay  5–2  Ecuador
Ambrois   26'29' (pen.)57'74'
Sasía   87'
Larraz   12'40' (pen.)
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Erwin Hieger (Austria)

Peru  2–1  Ecuador
Terry   29'37' (pen.) Cantos   44'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Robert Turner (United Kingdom)

Argentina  8–2  Colombia
Cruz   5'
Angelillo   10'73'
Maschio   16' (pen.)23'53' (pen.)85'
Corbatta   59'
Gamboa   34' (pen.)
Valencia   37'
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Ronald Lynch (United Kingdom)

Brazil  4–2  Chile
Didì   20'26'44'
Pepe   46'
Ramírez Banda   13'
Fernández   89'
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Bertley Cross (United Kingdom)

Peru  1–0  Chile
Mosquera   57'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Ronald Lynch (United Kingdom)

Colombia  1–0  Uruguay
Arango   28'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Pedro Di Leo (Italy)

Argentina  3–0  Ecuador
Angelillo   5'39'
Sívori   14'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Bertley Cross (United Kingdom)

Argentina  4–0  Uruguay
Maschio   7'73'
Angelillo   48'
Sanfilippo   83'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Erwin Hieger (Austria)

Brazil  7–1  Ecuador
Evaristo   22'89'
Pepe   25'
Zizinho   34' (pen.)
Joel   43'68'
Didì   78'
Larraz   80' (pen.)
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Ronald Lynch (United Kingdom)

Chile  3–2  Colombia
Verdejo   35'70'
Espinoza   62'
Arango   68'
Carrillo   83'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Edwin Hieger (Austria)

Uruguay  5–3  Peru
Ambrois   22'48'60'75'
Carranza   26'
Terry   3'
Seminario   81'
Mosquera   83'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Bertley Cross (United Kingdom)

Chile  2–2  Ecuador
Ramírez Banda   18'26' (pen.) Larraz   25' (pen.)
Cantos   59'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Erwin Hieger (Austria)

Brazil  9–0  Colombia
Pepe   27'
Evaristo   41'44'45'75'86'
Didì   50'60'
Zizinho   85'
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Bertley Cross (United Kingdom)

Peru  4–1  Colombia
Alberto Terry   34'
Rivera   35'37'
Bassa   83'
Arango   57' (pen.)
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Ronald Lynch (United Kingdom)

Argentina  6–2  Chile
Sívori   7'
Angelillo   21'70'
Maschio   53'74'
Corbatta   83' (pen.)
Fernández   14'28'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Robert Turner (United Kingdom)

Uruguay  3–2  Brazil
Campero   15'23'
Ambrois   17'
Evaristo   68'
Didì   70'
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Erwin Hieger (Austria)

Brazil  1–0  Peru
Didì   73' (pen.)
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Ronald Lynch (United Kingdom)

Colombia  4–1  Ecuador
Álvarez   19' (pen.)
Gutiérrez   22'
Gamboa   30'58'
Larraz   32' (pen.)
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Harry Davis (United Kingdom)

Uruguay  2–0  Chile
Campero   28'
Roque   40'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Erwin Hieger (Austria)
Match suspended at the 43rd minute due to pitch invasion.

Argentina  3–0  Brazil
Angelillo   23'
Maschio   87'
Cruz   90'
Attendance: 55,000
Referee: Robert Turner (United Kingdom)

Peru  2–1  Argentina
Mosquera   15'
Terry   81'
Sívori   50'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Bertley Cross (United Kingdom)

ResultEdit

 1957 South American Championship Champions 
 
Argentina
11th title

GoalscorersEdit

External linksEdit