1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

Listed below are the dates and results for the 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the South American zone (CONMEBOL). For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1982 FIFA World Cup qualification.

1982 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)
1978
1986

A total of 10 CONMEBOL teams entered the competition. The South American zone was allocated 4 places (out of 24) in the final tournament. Argentina, the defending champions, qualified automatically, leaving 3 spots open for competition between 9 teams.

The 9 teams were divided into 3 groups of 3 teams each. The teams would play against each other on a home-and-away basis. The group winners would qualify.

CONMEBOL Group 1Edit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Brazil 8 4 4 0 0 11 2 +9
2   Bolivia 2 4 1 0 3 5 6 −1
3   Venezuela 2 4 1 0 3 1 9 −8
8 February 1981 Venezuela   0 – 1   Brazil Caracas, Venezuela
Zico   82' (pen.) Referee: Barreto Ruiz (Uruguay)

15 February 1981 Bolivia   3 – 0   Venezuela La Paz, Bolivia
Aguilar   38'
Aragonés   67'
Reynardo   84'
Referee: Valdez Barrios (Paraguay)

22 February 1981 Bolivia   1 – 2   Brazil La Paz, Bolivia
Aragonés   27' Sócrates   6'
Reinaldo   60'
Referee: Labo Revoredo (Peru)

15 March 1981 Venezuela   1 – 0   Bolivia Caracas, Venezuela
Acosta   42' Referee: Jacome Guerrero (Ecuador)

22 March 1981 Brazil   3 – 1   Bolivia Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Zico   26' (pen.), 62', 85' Aragonés   68' (pen.) Referee: Castro Makuc (Chile)

29 March 1981 Brazil   5 – 0   Venezuela Goiânia, Brazil
Tita   35', 57'
Sócrates   55'
Zico   72' (pen.)
Júnior   84'
Referee: Romero (Argentina)

Brazil qualified.

CONMEBOL Group 2Edit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Peru 6 4 2 2 0 5 2 +3
2   Uruguay 4 4 1 2 1 5 5 0
3   Colombia 2 4 0 2 2 4 7 −3
26 July 1981 Colombia   1 – 1   Peru Bogotá, Colombia
Herrera   64' La Rosa   86' Referee: Ithurralde (Argentina)

9 August 1981 Uruguay   3 – 2   Colombia Montevideo, Uruguay
Paz   20'
Morales   80', 88' (pen.)
Sarmiento   40'
Herrera   59'
Referee: Scolfaro (Brazil)

16 August 1981 Peru   2 – 0   Colombia Lima, Peru
Barbadillo   5'
Uribe   72' (pen.)
Referee: Llobregat Vicedo (Venezuela)

23 August 1981 Uruguay   1 – 2   Peru Montevideo, Uruguay
Victorino   67' La Rosa   39'
Uribe   47'
Referee: Silvagno Cavanna (Chile)

6 September 1981 Peru   0 – 0   Uruguay Lima, Peru
Referee: Coelho (Brazil)

13 September 1981 Colombia   1 – 1   Uruguay Bogotá, Colombia
Herrera   12' (pen.) Victorino   43' (pen.) Referee: Wright (Brazil)

Peru qualified.

CONMEBOL Group 3Edit

Rank Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
1   Chile 7 4 3 1 0 6 0 +6
2   Ecuador 3 4 1 1 2 2 5 −3
3   Paraguay 2 4 1 0 3 3 6 −3
17 May 1981 Ecuador   1 – 0   Paraguay Guayaquil, Ecuador
Klinger   48' Stadium: Estadio Modelo
Referee: Barrancos (Bolivia)

24 May 1981 Ecuador   0 – 0   Chile Guayaquil, Ecuador
Stadium: Estadio Modelo
Referee: Cardellino (Uruguay)

31 May 1981 Paraguay   3 – 1   Ecuador Asunción, Paraguay
Michelagnoli   47'
Morel   64'
Romero   81'
Nieves   88' Stadium: Estadio Defensores del Chaco
Referee: Cerullo Giuliano (Uruguay)

7 June 1981 Paraguay   0 – 1   Chile Asunción, Paraguay
Yáñez   70' Stadium: Estadio Defensores del Chaco
Referee: Espósito (Argentina)

14 June 1981 Chile   2 – 0   Ecuador Santiago, Chile
Rivas   10'
Caszely   85'
Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Attendance: 79,209
Referee: Aristizábal Murcia (Colombia)

21 June 1981 Chile   3 – 0   Paraguay Santiago, Chile
Caszely   10'
Yáñez   11'
Neira   28'
Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Attendance: 75,075
Referee: Arppi Filho (Brazil)

Chile qualified.

GoalscorersEdit

5 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal

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