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The 1991 Copa América football tournament was hosted by Chile, from July 6 to 21. It was organized by CONMEBOL and all ten member nations participated.

1991 Copa América
1991 Copa América logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryChile
DatesJuly 6 – 21
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (13th title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Chile
Fourth place Colombia
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored73 (2.81 per match)
Top scorer(s)Argentina Gabriel Batistuta
(6 goals)
Best player(s)Argentina Leonardo Rodríguez[1]
1989
1993
The Argentina squad that won the cup

This was the last time that the tournament consisted of only CONMEBOL member nations. In subsequent tournaments, at least two nations from outside CONMEBOL have been invited to bring the total number of participants to twelve.

Argentina won the Copa América for the 13th time, their first since 1959.[2]

Contents

VenuesEdit

SquadsEdit

For a complete list of all participating squads: 1991 Copa América squads

First roundEdit

The tournament was set up in two groups of five teams each. Each team played one match against each of the other teams within the same group. The top two teams in each group advanced to the final stage.

Two points were awarded for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss.

  • Tie-breaker
    • If teams finish leveled on points, the following tie-breakers are used:
    1. greater goal difference in all group games;
    2. greater number of goals scored in all group games;
    3. winner of the head-to-head match between the teams in question;
    4. drawing of lots.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 4 4 0 0 11 3 +8 8
  Chile 4 3 0 1 10 3 +7 6
  Paraguay 4 2 0 2 7 8 −1 4
  Peru 4 1 0 3 9 9 0 2
  Venezuela 4 0 0 4 1 15 −14 0
Chile  2–0  Venezuela
Rubio   22'
Zamorano   34'
Attendance: 42,779
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

Paraguay  1–0  Peru
Monzón   21'
Attendance: 42,779
Referee: Ortubé (Bolivia)

Chile  4–2  Peru
Rubio   16'
Contreras   51' (pen.)
Zamorano   61'74'
Maestri   59'
Del Solar   71'
Attendance: 18,798
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

Argentina  3–0  Venezuela
Batistuta   28'50' (pen.)
Caniggia   43'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Milton Villavicencio (Ecuador)

Paraguay  5–0  Venezuela
Neffa   34'
Guirland   38'
Monzón   75'87' (pen.)
V. Sanabria   81'
Attendance: 68,215
Referee: Juan José Torres (Colombia)

Argentina  1–0  Chile
Batistuta   81'
Attendance: 68,215
Referee: Wright (Brazil)

Peru  5–1  Venezuela
La Rosa   9'55'
Cavallo   21' (o.g.)
Del Solar   58'
Hirano   62'
Del Solar   14' (o.g.)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Armando Pérez Hoyos (Colombia)

Argentina  4–1  Paraguay
Batistuta   40'
Simeone   61'
Astrada   70'
Caniggia   81'
Cardozo   79'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

Argentina  3–2  Peru
Latorre   3'
Craviotto   51'
C. García   57'
Yáñez   35' (pen.)
Hirano   65'
Attendance: 67,902
Referee: Ortube (Bolivia)

Chile  4–0  Paraguay
Rubio   12'
Zamorano   15'
Estay   63'
Vera   68'
Attendance: 67,902
Referee: Wright (Brazil)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Colombia 4 2 1 1 3 1 +2 5
  Brazil 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 5
  Uruguay 4 1 3 0 4 3 +1 5
  Ecuador 4 1 1 2 6 5 +1 3
  Bolivia 4 0 2 2 2 7 −5 2
Colombia  1–0  Ecuador
De Ávila   25'
Estadio Playa Ancha, Valparaíso
Attendance: 13,828
Referee: Escobar (Paraguay)

Uruguay  1–1  Bolivia
Castro   73' J. Suárez   16'
Estadio Playa Ancha, Valparaíso
Attendance: 13,828
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)

Uruguay  1–1  Ecuador
Méndez   49' (pen.) Aguinaga   44'
Attendance: 18,430
Referee: Castro (Chile)

Brazil  2–1  Bolivia
Neto   5' (pen.)
Branco   47'
Report E. Sánchez   89' (pen.)
Attendance: 18,430
Referee: José Ramírez (Peru)

Colombia  0–0  Bolivia
Attendance: 19,350
Referee: Francisco Farías (Venezuela)

Brazil  1–1  Uruguay
João Paulo   29' Report Méndez   66'
Attendance: 19,350
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)

Ecuador  4–0  Bolivia
Aguinaga   32'
Avilés   42'73'
Ramírez   80' (pen.)
Attendance: 17,250
Referee: Castro (Chile)

Colombia  2–0  Brazil
De Ávila   35'
Iguarán   66'
Report
Attendance: 17,250
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)

Uruguay  1–0  Colombia
Méndez   19'
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)

Brazil  3–1  Ecuador
Mazinho Oliveira   8'
Márcio Santos   54'
Luiz Henrique   89'
Report Muñoz   12'
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: Escobar (Paraguay)

Final roundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Argentina 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 5
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
  Chile 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
  Colombia 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
Argentina  3–2  Brazil
Franco   1'39'
Batistuta   46'
Report Branco   5'
João Paulo   52'
Attendance: 44,005
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)

Chile  1–1  Colombia
Zamorano   74' Iguarán   37'
Attendance: 44,005
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

Argentina  0–0  Chile
Attendance: 37,612
Referee: Filippi (Uruguay)

Brazil  2–0  Colombia
Renato   29'
Branco   76' (pen.)
Report
Attendance: 37,612
Referee: José Ramírez (Peru)

Brazil  2–0  Chile
Mazinho Oliveira   8'
Luiz Henrique   55'
Report

Argentina  2–1  Colombia
Simeone   11'
Batistuta   19'
De Ávila   70'
Attendance: 45,104
Referee: Escobar (Paraguay)

ResultEdit

 1991 Copa América Champions 
 
Argentina
13th title

Goal scorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Copa América Best Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Copa America 1991". Soccer Nostalgia. Retrieved 25 July 2017.

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