2007 South American U-20 Championship

The 2007 South American Youth Championship (Sudamericana sub-20) is a football competition contested by all ten U-20 national football teams of CONMEBOL. The tournament was held in Paraguay between 7 January and 28 January 2007. It was the 23rd time the competition has been held and the fourth to take place in Paraguay. Brazil finished undefeated, winning their ninth trophy.

2007 South American U-20 Championship
2007 Sudamericano Sub-20
2007 South American U-20 Championship.svg
Tournament details
Host countryParaguay
DatesJanuary 7 to 28
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (9th title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Uruguay
Fourth place Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played35
Goals scored101 (2.89 per match)
Top scorer(s)Uruguay Edinson Cavani (7 goals)
2005
2009

FormatEdit

The teams are separated in two groups of five, and each team plays four matches in a pure round-robin stage. The three top competitors advance to a single final group of six, wherein each team plays five matches. The top four teams in the final group qualify to the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, while the top two also qualify for the 2008 Olympic tournament (U-23).

SquadsEdit

For a list of all the squads in the final tournament, see 2007 South American Youth Championship squads.

The following teams entered the tournament:

First group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 4 3 1 0 10 4 +6 10
  Paraguay 4 2 2 0 3 1 +2 8
  Chile 4 2 0 2 10 7 +3 6
  Bolivia 4 1 1 2 4 8 –4 4
  Peru 4 0 0 4 4 11 –7 0
Brazil  4–2  Chile
Lima   46'65'
Pato   71'76'
Report Isla   18'
Sánchez   73'
Paraguay  0–0  Bolivia
Report

Chile  0–1  Paraguay
Report Bogado   15'
Peru  1–2  Brazil
Ísmodes   33' Report Lucas   9'90'

Bolivia  0–4  Chile
Report Larrondo   15'32'
Vidangossy   40'66'
Peru  0–1  Paraguay
Report Huerta   37' (o.g.)

Chile  4–2  Peru
Medina   9'70' (pen.)
Vidal   64'79'
Report Elías   34'
Larrondo   86' (o.g.)
Brazil  3–0  Bolivia
Luiz Adriano   34'
Tchô   70'
Pato   86'
Report

Bolivia  4–1  Peru
Pinedo   34'
Campos   75' (pen.)76' (pen.)
Fierro   78'
Report Quiñónez   18'
Paraguay  1–1  Brazil
Benítez   64' Report Tchô   87'

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Colombia 4 3 0 1 5 3 +2 9
  Uruguay 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 7
  Argentina 4 1 2 1 11 6 +5 5
  Ecuador 4 1 1 2 5 5 0 4
  Venezuela 4 1 0 3 3 11 –8 3
Argentina  1–1  Ecuador
Abán   56' Rodríguez   73'

Uruguay  2–1  Ecuador
Cavani   49'
Figueroa   61'
Moreira   80'
Argentina  1–2  Colombia
Fazio   10' Mosquera   71'
Quintero   77'

Venezuela  1–3  Ecuador
Antón   85' Moreira   55'
Arroyo   73' (pen.)
Ayoví   84'
Uruguay  1–0  Colombia
Cavani   54'

Colombia  1–0  Ecuador
Pino   63'
Argentina  6–0  Venezuela
Mouche   11'27'62'
Moralez   43'
Sosa   86'
Di Santo   90'

Colombia  2–1  Venezuela
Cárdenas   52'
Palomino   61'
Piedrahita   27'
Argentina  3–3  Uruguay
Di María   27'42'
Sosa   45+1'
Cavani   6'60' (pen.)
Laens   77'

Final groupEdit

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA Dif
  Brazil 11 5 3 2 0 10 5 +5
  Argentina 9 5 2 3 0 4 2 +2
  Uruguay 7 5 2 1 2 7 6 +1
  Chile 6 5 1 3 1 10 6 +4
  Paraguay 6 5 2 0 3 7 9 -2
  Colombia 1 5 0 1 4 2 12 -10

FixturesEdit

Paraguay  1–3  Uruguay
Bogado   64' (pen.) Kagelmacher   3'
Vonder Putten   14'
Cavani   26'
Colombia  0–5  Chile
Vidal   36'
Medina   53'60'
Larrondo   72'
Arenas   84'
Brazil  2–2  Argentina
Luiz Adriano   28'
Lucas   60'
Sosa   47'
Cahais   58'

Paraguay  0–1  Argentina
Cahais   33'
Brazil  2–2  Chile
Pato   69'
Tchô   85'
Vidal   84'90+4'
Colombia  0–2  Uruguay
Figueroa   56'
Cavani   90+3'

Argentina  0–0  Chile
Colombia  2–3  Paraguay
Chalar   17'
Pino   45+1'
Acuña   27'73'
Benítez   60'
Brazil  3–1  Uruguay
David Braz   15'
Pato   32'
Edgar   38'
Cavani   81'

Chile  1–1  Uruguay
Medina   15' Díaz   90+1'
Argentina  0–0  Colombia
Brazil  1–0  Paraguay
Danilinho   90'

Paraguay  3–2  Chile
Bogado   47' (pen.)
Acuña   55'
Escobar   61'
Medina   19'
Vidal   58'
Argentina  1–0  Uruguay
Acosta   90+2'
Brazil  2–0  Colombia
Lucas   25'
Edgar   45'

WinnersEdit

 2007 South American Youth Championship Winners 
 
Brazil
Ninth title

Qualifiers for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

Qualifiers for the 2008 Olympic Games of BeijingEdit

TopscorersEdit

NotesEdit