2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

The 2020 South American Futsal World Cup qualifiers was a men's futsal tournament that was used as the South American qualifying tournament to determine the four CONMEBOL teams playing in the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup (originally 2020 but postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic) in Lithuania.[1][2][3] The tournament was held in Carlos Barbosa, Brazil between 1–9 February 2020.[4]

2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
CityCarlos Barbosa
Dates1–9 February 2020
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (2nd title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Venezuela
Tournament statistics
Matches played27
Goals scored119 (4.41 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Gadeia (8 goals)
Best goalkeeperBrazil Guitta
Fair play award Argentina
2016
2024

Brazil were the defending champions.

Champions Argentina, runners-up Brazil, third-placed Paraguay and fourth-placed Venezuela qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup as the CONMEBOL representatives.[5]

TeamsEdit

All ten CONMEBOL member national teams entered the tournament.

Team Previous best top-4 performance
  Argentina Champions (2012)
  Bolivia None
  Brazil (holders and hosts) Champions (2016)
  Chile None
  Colombia Fourth place (2012)
  Ecuador None
  Paraguay Runners-up (2012)
  Peru None
  Uruguay Fourth place (2016)
  Venezuela None

Note: Statistics start from 2012 when a separate qualifying tournament was held. Prior to 2012, the Copa América de Futsal was used as the CONMEBOL qualifying tournament for the FIFA Futsal World Cup.

VenuesEdit

The matches were played at the Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra in Carlos Barbosa.[4]

DrawEdit

The draw of the tournament was held on 15 January 2020, 12:30 PYST (UTC−3), at the CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, Paraguay.[6][7] The hosts and holders, Brazil, and the previous tournament's runners-up, Argentina, were seeded in Groups A and B respectively, while the other eight teams were divided into four pots based on their results in the 2016 qualifiers, and were drawn to the remaining group positions.[8]

Seeded Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

The top two teams of each group advance to the knockout stage and qualify for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Tiebreakers

The ranking of teams in the first stage is determined as follows (Regulations Article 8):[9]

  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, BRT (UTC−3).[10]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil (H) 4 4 0 0 21 0 +21 12 Knockout stage and
2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
2   Paraguay 4 3 0 1 11 5 +6 9
3   Colombia 4 2 0 2 9 9 0 6 Fifth place play-off
4   Peru 4 0 1 3 4 15 −11 1 Seventh place play-off
5   Ecuador 4 0 1 3 4 20 −16 1 Ninth place play-off
Source: CONMEBOL
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host
Brazil  3–0  Colombia
Report
Peru  2–2  Ecuador
Report

Brazil  2–0  Paraguay
Report
Colombia  5–1  Ecuador
Report

Peru  1–3  Colombia
Report
Ecuador  1–2  Paraguay
Report

Brazil  11–0  Ecuador
Report
Peru  1–5  Paraguay
Report

Paraguay  4–1  Colombia
Report
Brazil  5–0  Peru
Report

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Argentina 4 4 0 0 14 3 +11 12 Knockout stage and
2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
2   Venezuela 4 3 0 1 12 5 +7 9
3   Uruguay 4 2 0 2 7 10 −3 6 Fifth place play-off
4   Chile 4 1 0 3 11 11 0 3 Seventh place play-off
5   Bolivia 4 0 0 4 1 16 −15 0 Ninth place play-off
Source: CONMEBOL
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Uruguay  2–0  Bolivia
Report
Argentina  2–1  Venezuela
Report

Venezuela  3–0  Bolivia
Report
Argentina  4–1  Chile
Report

Uruguay  1–5  Venezuela
Report
Chile  6–1  Bolivia
Report

Uruguay  3–2  Chile
Report
Argentina  5–0  Bolivia
Report

Chile  2–3  Venezuela
Report
Argentina  3–1  Uruguay
Report

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).[9]

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
8 February
 
 
  Brazil3
 
9 February
 
  Venezuela0
 
  Brazil1
 
8 February
 
  Argentina3
 
  Argentina2
 
 
  Paraguay0
 
Third place play-off
 
 
9 February
 
 
  Venezuela2
 
 
  Paraguay6

Semi-finalsEdit

Brazil  3–0  Venezuela
Report

Argentina  2–0  Paraguay
Report

Ninth place play-offEdit

Ecuador  2–0  Bolivia
Report

Seventh place play-offEdit

Peru  1–1  Chile
Report
Penalties
4–5

Fifth place play-offEdit

Colombia  4–0  Uruguay
Report

Third place play-offEdit

Venezuela  2–6  Paraguay
Report

FinalEdit

Brazil  1–3  Argentina
Pito   Report
  • Cristian Borruto  
  • Constantino Vaporaki  
  • Pablo Taborda  

Final rankingEdit

Teams qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Rank Team
    Argentina
    Brazil
    Paraguay
4   Venezuela
5   Colombia
6   Uruguay
7   Chile
8   Peru
9   Ecuador
10   Bolivia

Qualified teams for FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

The following four teams from CONMEBOL qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Team Qualified on Previous appearances in FIFA Futsal World Cup1
  Brazil 5 February 2020[11] 8 (1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
  Venezuela 6 February 2020[11] 0 (Debut)
  Argentina 6 February 2020[11] 8 (1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
  Paraguay 6 February 2020[11] 6 (1989, 1992, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
1 Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup 2020 – slot allocation" (PDF). FIFA.com. 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ "La Dirección de Competiciones de Selecciones presentó su calendario de torneos del primer semestre 2020". CONMEBOL.com. 28 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions on FIFA events". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 12 May 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Eliminatórias". CBFS.com.br. 12 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Sudamérica tiene a sus representantes para Lituania 2020" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 8 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Este miércoles 15 de enero se sortea la CONMEBOL Futsal, Eliminatorias Sudamericanas". CONMEBOL.com. 14 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Se sorteó la CONMEBOL Futsal, Eliminatorias Sudamericanas". CONMEBOL.com. 15 January 2020.
  8. ^ "¡Únete a la transmisión del sorteo de grupos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas de Futsal!". YouTube. 15 January 2020.
  9. ^ a b "Reglamento Futsal Eliminatorias Sudamericanas Brasil 2020" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.
  10. ^ "Fixture" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.
  11. ^ a b c d "South American quartet seal qualification to Lithuania 2020". FIFA.com. 5 February 2020.

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