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1994 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

Listed below are the dates and results for the 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds for the South American zone (CONMEBOL). For an overview of the qualification rounds, see the article 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification.

A total of 9 CONMEBOL teams entered the competition. Chile was banned by FIFA due to the 1989 Maracanazo incident. The South American zone was allocated 3 direct places and 1 play-off places in the final tournament.

The 9 teams were divided into 2 groups. The teams would play against each other on a home-and-away basis. The number of teams and spots for each group were as follows:

  • Group A had 4 teams. The group winner would qualify. The runner-up would advance to the CONMEBOL / CONCACAF / OFC Intercontinental Play-off.
  • Group B had 5 teams. The group winner and runner-up would qualify.

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Qualification seeding (CONMEBOL)Edit

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5

  Argentina
  Brazil

  Colombia
  Uruguay

  Ecuador
  Paraguay

  Bolivia
  Peru

  Venezuela

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification        
1   Colombia 6 4 2 0 13 2 +11 10 Qualification to 1994 FIFA World Cup 2–1 0–0 4–0
2   Argentina 6 3 1 2 7 9 −2 7 Advance to inter-confederation play-offs 0–5 0–0 2–1
3   Paraguay 6 1 4 1 6 7 −1 6 1–1 1–3 2–1
4   Peru 6 0 1 5 4 12 −8 1 0–1 0–1 2–2

Colombia qualified. Argentina advanced to the CONMEBOL / CONCACAF / OFC Intercontinental Play-off.

Peru  0–1  Argentina
Report[permanent dead link] Batistuta   29'
Attendance: 27,000

Paraguay  1–3  Argentina
Struway   45' Report Medina Bello   15'78'
Redondo   65'
Peru  0–1  Colombia
Report Rincón   45'
Attendance: 25,000

Paraguay  2–1  Peru
Mendoza   14'
Chilavert   28' (pen.)
Report Del Solar   45' (pen.)

Argentina  2–1  Peru
Batistuta   32'
Medina Bello   37'
Report Palacios   66'
Paraguay  1–1  Colombia
Rivarola   54' Report Rincón   22'

Colombia  4–0  Peru
Valenciano   30'
Rincón   45'
Mendoza   66'
Pérez   76'
Report

Peru  2–2  Paraguay
Muchotrigo   22'
Soto   77'
Report Mendoza   61'81'
Attendance: 40,000
Argentina  0–5  Colombia
Report Rincón   41'74'
Asprilla   50'75'
Valencia   85'

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification          
1   Brazil 8 5 2 1 20 4 +16 12 Qualification to 1994 FIFA World Cup 6–0 2–0 2–0 4–0
2   Bolivia 8 5 1 2 22 11 +11 11 2–0 3–1 1–0 7–0
3   Uruguay 8 4 2 2 10 7 +3 10 1–1 2–1 0–0 4–0
4   Ecuador 8 1 3 4 7 7 0 5 0–0 1–1 0–1 5–0
5   Venezuela 8 1 0 7 4 34 −30 2 1–5 1–7 0–1 2–1

Brazil and Bolivia qualified.

Venezuela  1–7  Bolivia
Palencia   14' Report Sánchez   25'64'70'
Ramallo   37'61'68'
Cristaldo   39'

Bolivia  2–0  Brazil
Etcheverry   88'
Peña   89'
Report
Venezuela  0–1  Uruguay
Report Herrera   59'

Venezuela  1–5  Brazil
García   84' Report Raí   34' (pen.)
Bebeto   70'79'
Branco   71'
Palhinha   88'
Uruguay  0–0  Ecuador
Report
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Alberto Tejada (Peru)

Ecuador  5–0  Venezuela
Muñoz   23'
E. Hurtado   40'50'76'
Chalá   60'
Report
Bolivia  3–1  Uruguay
Sánchez   71'
Etcheverry   81'
Peña   86'
Report Francescoli   90'
Attendance: 44,576

Bolivia  1–0  Ecuador
Ramallo   18' Report
Attendance: 47,500
Referee: Hernan Silva (Chile)
Uruguay  1–1  Brazil
Fonseca   79' Report Raí   28'

Bolivia  7–0  Venezuela
Ramallo   8'
Melgar   58'90'
Sánchez   69'
Sandy   75'
Etcheverry   78'82'
Report
Brazil  2–0  Ecuador
Bebeto   34'
Dunga   54'
Report

Uruguay  4–0  Venezuela
Kanapkis   7'31'
Cedrés   41'
Sosa   64'
Report
Brazil  6–0  Bolivia
Raí   12'
Müller   18'
Bebeto   22'60'
Branco   36'
Ricardo Gomes   44'
Report
Attendance: 72,000

Brazil  4–0  Venezuela
Ricardo Gomes   2'89'
Palhinha   29'
Evair   31'
Report
Ecuador  0–1  Uruguay
Report Sosa   10'

Uruguay  2–1  Bolivia
Francescoli   3' (pen.)
Fonseca   45+6'
Report Ramallo   23'
Venezuela  2–1  Ecuador
García   1'
Morales   51'
Report B. Tenorio   5'

Ecuador  1–1  Bolivia
Noriega   72' Report Ramallo   45'
Brazil  2–0  Uruguay
Romário   72'82' Report

Inter-confederation play-offsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Australia   1–2   Argentina 1–1 0–1

Qualified teamsEdit

The following four teams from CONMEBOL qualified for the final tournament.

Team Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in FIFA World Cup1
  Colombia Group A winners 5 September 1993 2 (1962, 1990)
  Brazil Group B winners 19 September 1993 14 (all) (1930, 1934, 1938, 1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990)
  Bolivia Group B runners-up 19 September 1993 2 (1930, 1950)
  Argentina OFC-CONMEBOL play-off winners 17 November 1993 10 (1930, 1934, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990)
1 Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year.

GoalscorersEdit

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