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Group B of the 2011 Copa América was one of the three groups of competing nations in the 2011 Copa América. It comprised Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Venezuela. Group play ran from 3 to 13 July 2011.

Brazil won the group and faced Paraguay—the group's third place finisher and the second-best third-place finisher in the first stage—again in the quarterfinals. Venezuela finished second and faced Chile, the winner of Group C. Ecuador finished fourth and were eliminated.

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StandingsEdit

Key to colors in group tables
Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Brazil 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
  Venezuela 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
  Paraguay 3 0 3 0 5 5 0 3
  Ecuador 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1

All times are in local, Argentina Time (UTC−03:00).

Brazil vs VenezuelaEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela
GK 1 Júlio César
RB 2 Dani Alves
CB 3 Lúcio (c)
CB 4 Thiago Silva   37'
LB 6 André Santos
CM 5 Lucas Leiva
CM 8 Ramires   75'
RW 7 Robinho   64'
AM 10 Ganso
LW 11 Neymar
CF 9 Alexandre Pato   75'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Fred   64'
MF 16 Elano   75'
MF 18 Lucas Moura   75'
Manager:
Mano Menezes
 
GK 1 Renny Vega
RB 16 Roberto Rosales
CB 20 Grenddy Perozo
CB 4 Oswaldo Vizcarrondo
LB 6 Gabriel Cichero
RM 11 César Eduardo González   63'   85'
CM 14 Franklin Lucena
CM 8 Tomás Rincón
LM 18 Juan Arango (c)
CF 23 José Salomón Rondón   61'   63'
CF 7 Miku   78'
Substitutions:
FW 15 Alejandro Moreno   90+3'   63'
FW 9 Giancarlo Maldonado   78'
MF 5 Giácomo Di Giorgi   85'
Manager:
César Farías

Man of the Match:
Neymar (Brazil)

Assistant referees:
Efráin Castro (Bolivia)
Marvin Torrente (Mexico)
Fourth official:
Francisco Chacón (Mexico)

Paraguay vs EcuadorEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paraguay
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecuador
GK 1 Justo Villar (c)
RB 3 Iván Piris   51'
CB 14 Paulo da Silva
CB 2 Darío Verón
LB 17 Aureliano Torres
CM 20 Néstor Ortigoza
CM 16 Cristian Riveros
RW 8 Édgar Barreto   37'
LW 21 Marcelo Estigarribia
CF 9 Roque Santa Cruz   83'
CF 19 Lucas Barrios   73'
Substitutions:
MF 13 Enrique Vera   37'
FW 18 Nelson Haedo Valdez   73'
FW 7 Pablo Zeballos   90'   83'
Manager:
Gerardo Martino
 
GK 1 Marcelo Elizaga
RB 13 Néicer Reasco
CB 19 Norberto Araujo
CB 3 Frickson Erazo
LB 10 Walter Ayoví (c)
DM 8 Édison Méndez   81'
CM 14 Segundo Castillo
RW 16 Antonio Valencia   46'
LW 6 Christian Noboa
CF 11 Christian Benítez
CF 9 Felipe Caicedo
Substitutions:
MF 7 Michael Arroyo   46'
MF 15 David Quiroz   81'
Manager:
Reinaldo Rueda

Man of the Match:
Marcelo Elizaga (Ecuador)

Assistant referees:
Ricardo Casas (Argentina)
Luis Abadie (Peru)
Fourth official:
Víctor Hugo Rivera (Peru)

Brazil vs ParaguayEdit

Brazil  2–2  Paraguay
Jádson   38'
Fred   89'
Report Santa Cruz   54'
Valdez   66'
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paraguay
GK 1 Júlio César
RB 2 Dani Alves   90+1'
CB 3 Lúcio (c)
CB 4 Thiago Silva
LB 6 André Santos
CM 5 Lucas Leiva   58'
CM 8 Ramires   69'
RW 20 Jádson   32'   46'
AM 10 Ganso
LW 11 Neymar   81'
CF 9 Alexandre Pato   50'
Substitutions:
MF 16 Elano   46'
MF 18 Lucas Moura   69'
FW 19 Fred   81'
Manager:
Mano Menezes
 
GK 1 Justo Villar (c)
RB 2 Darío Verón
CB 14 Paulo da Silva
CB 5 Antolín Alcaraz
LB 17 Aureliano Torres
RM 20 Néstor Ortigoza
CM 13 Enrique Vera
LM 21 Marcelo Estigarribia   78'
AM 9 Roque Santa Cruz
AM 16 Cristian Riveros   67'
CF 19 Lucas Barrios   45'   56'
Substitutions:
FW 18 Nelson Haedo Valdez   56'
DM 15 Víctor Cáceres   85'   67'
MF 10 Osvaldo Martínez   78'
Manager:
Gerardo Martino

Man of the Match:
Roque Santa Cruz (Paraguay)

Assistant referees:
Humberto Clavijo (Colombia)
Francisco Mondría (Chile)
Fourth official:
Enrique Osses (Chile)

Venezuela vs EcuadorEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecuador
GK 1 Renny Vega
RB 16 Roberto Rosales
CB 4 Oswaldo Vizcarrondo
CB 20 Grenddy Perozo
LB 6 Gabriel Cichero
RM 11 César Eduardo González   64'
CM 14 Franklin Lucena
CM 8 Tomás Rincón
LM 18 Juan Arango (c)
CF 9 Giancarlo Maldonado   80'
CF 7 Miku   74'
Substitutions:
MF 19 Jesús Meza   64'
FW 23 José Salomón Rondón   74'
MF 5 Giácomo Di Giorgi   80'
Manager:
César Farías
 
GK 1 Marcelo Elizaga
RB 13 Néicer Reasco
CB 19 Norberto Araujo
CB 3 Frickson Erazo
LB 10 Walter Ayoví (c)
CM 14 Segundo Castillo   75'
CM 6 Christian Noboa
AM 8 Édison Méndez
RW 11 Christian Benítez
LW 7 Michael Arroyo   71'
CF 9 Felipe Caicedo
Substitutions:
FW 17 Edson Montaño   71'
MF 15 David Quiroz   75'
Manager:
Reinaldo Rueda

Man of the Match:
César Eduardo González (Venezuela)

Assistant referees:
Leonel Leal (Costa Rica)
Miguel Nievas (Uruguay)
Fourth official:
Roberto Silvera (Uruguay)

Paraguay vs VenezuelaEdit

Paraguay  3–3  Venezuela
Alcaraz   32'
Barrios   62'
Riveros   85'
Report Rondón   4'
Miku   89'
Perozo   90+2'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paraguay
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Venezuela
GK 1 Justo Villar (c)
RB 2 Darío Verón
CB 5 Antolín Alcaraz
CB 14 Paulo da Silva
LB 17 Aureliano Torres
CM 16 Cristian Riveros
CM 20 Néstor Ortigoza
RW 21 Marcelo Estigarribia   84'
LW 13 Enrique Vera   70'
CF 9 Roque Santa Cruz   39'
CF 19 Lucas Barrios
Substitutions:
FW 18 Nelson Haedo Valdez   74'   39'
MF 11 Jonathan Santana   80'   70'
DM 15 Víctor Cáceres   84'
Manager:
Gerardo Martino
 
GK 1 Renny Vega
RB 16 Roberto Rosales
CB 20 Grenddy Perozo   74'
CB 4 Oswaldo Vizcarrondo
LB 6 Gabriel Cichero
RM 10 Yohandry Orozco   66'
CM 5 Giácomo Di Giorgi
CM 8 Tomás Rincón (c)
LM 21 Alexander González   75'
CF 17 Daniel Arismendi   63'
CF 23 José Salomón Rondón
Substitutions:
FW 18 Juan Arango   63'
FW 7 Miku   66'
FW 9 Giancarlo Maldonado   78'   75'
Manager:
César Farías

Man of the Match:
Lucas Barrios (Paraguay)

Assistant referees:
Francisco Mondría (Chile)
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Fourth official:
Francisco Chacón (Mexico)

Brazil vs EcuadorEdit

Brazil  4–2  Ecuador
Pato   28'61'
Neymar   48'71'
Report Caicedo   36'58'
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecuador
GK 1 Júlio César
RB 13 Maicon
CB 3 Lúcio (c)
CB 4 Thiago Silva
LB 6 André Santos   70'
CM 5 Lucas Leiva
CM 8 Ramires
RW 7 Robinho
AM 10 Ganso   76'
LW 11 Neymar   79'
CF 9 Alexandre Pato   84'
Substitutions:
DM 17 Elias   76'
MF 18 Lucas Moura   79'
FW 19 Fred   84'
Manager:
Mano Menezes
 
GK 1 Marcelo Elizaga
RB 13 Néicer Reasco   81'
CB 19 Norberto Araujo
CB 3 Frickson Erazo
LB 10 Walter Ayoví (c)
RM 5 Oswaldo Minda   79'
CM 6 Christian Noboa   33'   89'
CM 7 Michael Arroyo
LM 8 Édison Méndez   76'
CF 11 Christian Benítez
CF 9 Felipe Caicedo
Substitutions:
FW 23 Narciso Mina   76'
DF 21 Gabriel Achilier   81'
FW 17 Edson Montaño   89'
Manager:
Reinaldo Rueda

Man of the Match:
Alexandre Pato (Brazil)

Assistant referees:
Miguel Nievas (Uruguay)
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Fourth official:
Sergio Pezzotta (Argentina)

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