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1986 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

Listed below are the dates and results for the 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the South American zone (CONMEBOL). For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1986 FIFA World Cup qualification.

A total of 10 CONMEBOL teams entered the competition. The South American zone was allocated 4 places (out of 24) in the final tournament.

South America's qualifying berths were taken by Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay.

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Tournament StructureEdit

The 10 teams were divided into 3 groups. The teams played against each other on a home-and-away basis. The number of teams and spots for each group were as follows:

  • Group 1 had 4 teams. The group winner would qualify. The runner-up and 3rd-placed team would advance to the CONMEBOL Play-offs.
  • Groups 2 and 3 had 3 teams each. The group winners would qualify. The runners-up would advance to the CONMEBOL Play-offs.

In the Play-offs, the 4 teams played a in knockout tournament, with matches on a home-and-away basis. The tournament winner would qualify.

Key to colours in group tables
Team qualifies for the World Cup
Team advances to the play-offs

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 6 4 1 1 12 6 +6 9
  Peru 6 3 2 1 8 4 +4 8
  Colombia 6 2 2 2 6 6 0 6
  Venezuela 6 0 1 5 5 15 −10 1
         
Argentina   1–0 2–2 3–0
Colombia   1–3 1–0 2–0
Peru   1–0 0–0 4–1
Venezuela   2–3 2–2 0–1

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Uruguay 4 3 0 1 6 4 +2 6
  Chile 4 2 1 1 10 5 +5 5
  Ecuador 4 0 1 3 4 11 −7 1
       
Chile   6–2 2–0
Ecuador   1–1 0–2
Uruguay   2–1 2–1

Group 3Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 4 2 2 0 6 2 +4 6
  Paraguay 4 1 2 1 5 4 +1 4
  Bolivia 4 0 2 2 2 7 −5 2
       
Bolivia   0–2 1–1
Brazil   1–1 1–1
Paraguay   3–0 0–2

Play-offsEdit

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Paraguay   4–2   Colombia 3–0 1–2
Chile   5–2   Peru 4–2 1–0

First LegEdit

Paraguay  3 – 0  Colombia
Hicks   15'
Romero   70' (p)
Cabañas   79'
Report

Chile  4 – 2  Peru
Aravena   6',   64' (p)
Rubio   8'
Hisis   15'
Report Navarro   45',   76'

Second LegEdit

Colombia  2 – 1  Paraguay
Angulo   66'
Ortiz   88'
Report Ferreira   57'
Attendance: 6,000

Paraguay won 4–2 on aggregate and advanced to the Final Round.


Peru  0 – 1  Chile
Report Aravena   64'
Attendance: 42,244

Chile won 5–2 on aggregate and advanced to the Final Round.

Final roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Paraguay   5–2   Chile 3–0 2–2

First LegEdit

Paraguay  3 – 0  Chile
Cabañas   9'
Delgado   46'
Garrido   85' (o.g.)
Report

Second LegEdit

Chile  2 – 2  Paraguay
Rubio   13'
Muñoz   80'
Report Schettina   22'
Romero   39'

Paraguay won 5–2 on aggregate and qualified for the World Cup.

GoalscorersEdit

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