2019 Copa América de Futsal

The 2019 CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal was going to be the 13th edition of the Copa América de Futsal, the international futsal championship under FIFA rules organised by CONMEBOL for the men's national teams of South America. The tournament was originally to be held in Los Ángeles, Chile between 23–30 October 2019.[1] However, on 22 October 2019, one day before the start of the tournament, CONMEBOL announced that it was cancelled due to the Chilean protests.[2] Due to cancellation the tournament, leaving the hosting rights for the 2021 Copa América de Futsal with Chile.[citation needed]

2019 Copa América de Futsal
CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal
Chile 2019
Tournament details
Host countryChile
CityLos Ángeles
DatesCancelled
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
2017
2022

Brazil were the defending champions.

TeamsEdit

All ten CONMEBOL member national teams entered the tournament.

Team Appearance Previous best top-4 performance
  Argentina 13th Champions (2003, 2015)
  Bolivia 6th Fourth place (2000)
  Brazil (holders) 13th Champions (1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2008, 2011, 2017)
  Chile (hosts) 8th None
  Colombia 7th Fourth place (2011, 2015)
  Ecuador 7th Fourth place (1992)
  Paraguay 13th Runners-up (1998, 1999, 2015)
  Peru 7th None
  Uruguay 11th Runners-up (1996, 2008)
  Venezuela 7th None

VenuesEdit

The matches were originally to be played at the Polideportivo de Los Ángeles in Los Ángeles.

DrawEdit

The draw of the tournament was held on 26 September 2019, 12:30 CLST (UTC−3), at the Hotel Four Points at Los Ángeles, Chile.[3][4] The ten teams were drawn into two groups of five. The hosts, Chile, and the title holders, Brazil, were seeded in Groups A and B respectively, while the other eight teams were divided into four pots based on their results in the 2017 Copa América de Futsal, and were drawn to the remaining group positions.

Seeded Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

SquadsEdit

Each team has to submit a squad of 14 players, including a minimum of two goalkeepers.

Group stageEdit

The top two teams of each group advance to the semi-finals.

Tiebreakers

The ranking of teams in the first stage is determined as follows:

  1. Points obtained in all group matches (three points for a win, one for a draw, none for a defeat);
  2. Goal difference in all group matches;
  3. Number of goals scored in all group matches;
  4. Points obtained in the matches played between the teams in question;
  5. Goal difference in the matches played between the teams in question;
  6. Number of goals scored in the matches played between the teams in question;
  7. Fair play points in all group matches (only one deduction could be applied to a player in a single match):
    • Yellow card: −1 points;
    • Indirect red card (second yellow card): −3 points;
    • Direct red card: −4 points;
    • Yellow card and direct red card: −5 points;
  8. Drawing of lots.

All times local, CLST (UTC−3).[5]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Chile (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2   Bolivia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Ecuador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Fifth place play-off
4   Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Seventh place play-off
5   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ninth place play-off
First match(es) will be played on 23 October 2019. Source: CONMEBOL
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host
Bolivia  Cancelled  Argentina
Chile  Cancelled  Uruguay

Uruguay  Cancelled  Argentina
Chile  Cancelled  Ecuador

Bolivia  Cancelled  Uruguay
Argentina  Cancelled  Ecuador

Bolivia  Cancelled  Ecuador
Chile  Cancelled  Argentina

Ecuador  Cancelled  Uruguay
Chile  Cancelled  Bolivia

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knockout stage
2   Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Colombia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Fifth place play-off
4   Paraguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Seventh place play-off
5   Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ninth place play-off
First match(es) will be played on 23 October 2019. Source: CONMEBOL
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Venezuela  Cancelled  Peru
Brazil  Cancelled  Paraguay

Paraguay  Cancelled  Peru
Brazil  Cancelled  Colombia

Venezuela  Cancelled  Paraguay
Peru  Cancelled  Colombia

Venezuela  Cancelled  Colombia
Brazil  Cancelled  Peru

Colombia  Cancelled  Paraguay
Brazil  Cancelled  Venezuela

Knockout stageEdit

In the knockout stage, extra time and penalty shoot-out would be used to decide the winner if necessary (no extra time would be used in the play-offs for third to tenth place).

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
29 October
 
 
1st Group A
 
30 October
 
2nd Group B
 
Winner SF1
 
29 October
 
Winner SF2
 
1st Group B
 
 
2nd Group A
 
Third place play-off
 
 
30 October
 
 
Loser SF1
 
 
Loser SF2

Ninth place play-offEdit

5th Group ACancelled5th Group B

Semi-finalsEdit

Note: If the hosts Chile qualify for the semi-finals, they will play in the second semi-final.

1st Group ACancelled2nd Group B

1st Group BCancelled2nd Group A

Seventh place play-offEdit

4th Group ACancelled4th Group B

Fifth place play-offEdit

3rd Group ACancelled3rd Group B

Third place play-offEdit

Loser SF1CancelledLoser SF2

FinalEdit

Winner SF1CancelledWinner SF2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Los Ángeles será sede de la CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal 2019". CONMEBOL.com. 3 September 2019.
  2. ^ "CONMEBOL suspende la Copa América Futsal Chile 2019". CONMEBOL.com. 22 October 2019.
  3. ^ "El 26 de septiembre se sortea la CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal". CONMEBOL.com. 11 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Los grupos de la CONMEBOL Copa América de Futsal – Chile 2019". CONMEBOL.com. 26 September 2019.
  5. ^ "PROGRAMA DE PARTIDOS" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.

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