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Group B of the Copa América Centenario consisted of Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti, and Peru. Matches began 4 June and ended on 12 June 2016. All times are EDT (UTC−4).

Peru and Ecuador advanced to the quarter-finals.

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Confederation Method of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
December 2015[nb 1] June 2016
B1 (seed)   Brazil CONMEBOL Automatic qualifier 35th 2015 Winners (Eight times) 6 7
B2   Ecuador CONMEBOL Automatic qualifier 27th 2015 Fourth Place (1959 and 1993) 13 13
B3   Haiti CONCACAF Qualifying play-offs winners 1st 77 74
B4   Peru CONMEBOL Automatic qualifier 31st 2015 Winners (1939 and 1975) 47 48
Notes
  1. ^ The rankings of December 2015 were used for seeding for the final draw, except for certain cases.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Peru 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7 Advance to knockout stage
2   Ecuador 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 5
3   Brazil 3 1 1 1 7 2 +5 4
4   Haiti 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 0
Source: CONMEBOL & CONCACAF
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

In the quarter-finals:

  • The winner of Group B, Peru, advanced to play the runner-up of Group A, Colombia.
  • The runner-up of Group B, Ecuador, advanced to play the winner of Group A, United States.

MatchesEdit

Haiti vs PeruEdit

The two teams had met in four previous encounters, the last being a friendly in 2003 won by Peru 3–0. Both teams faced each other in an official tournament for the second time in history, after a 1–1 draw in a 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage match. This match marked Haiti's debut in Copa América, making them the second Caribbean team to appear at the tournament, after Jamaica in 2015.

Haiti  0–1  Peru
Report (CONMEBOL)
Report (CONCACAF)
Attendance: 20,190[1]
Referee: Jhon Pitti (Panama)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haiti
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru
GK 1 Johny Placide (c)
RB 8 Réginal Goreux
CB 5 Romain Genevois
CB 3 Mechack Jérôme
LB 4 Kim Jaggy
CM 10 Jeff Louis
CM 14 James Marcelin   75'
CM 13 Kevin Lafrance
RW 19 Max Hilaire   39'
CF 20 Duckens Nazon   70'
LW 7 Wilde-Donald Guerrier
Substitutions:
MF 16 Jean Alexandre   50'   39'
FW 9 Kervens Belfort   70'
Manager:
  Patrice Neveu
 
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 4 Renzo Revoredo
CB 2 Alberto Rodríguez   29'
CB 15 Christian Ramos
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 13 Renato Tapia
CM 16 Óscar Vílchez
RW 21 Alejandro Hohberg   83'
AM 10 Christian Cueva   75'
LW 20 Edison Flores   90+1'
CF 9 Paolo Guerrero (c)   69'
Substitutions:
MF 19 Yoshimar Yotún   84'   75'
MF 8 Andy Polo   83'
MF 7 Luiz da Silva   90+1'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

Man of the Match:[2]
Paolo Guerrero (Peru)

Assistant referees:[3]
Gabriel Victoria (Panama)
Christian Ramírez (Honduras)
Fourth official:[3]
Armando Villarreal (United States)
Fifth official:[3]
Hiran Dopico (Cuba)

Brazil vs EcuadorEdit

The two teams had met in twenty-nine previous encounters, the last being a friendly held at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey in 2014, won by Brazil with a lone goal by Willian. Their last Copa América encounter was a 2011 group stage match, won by Brazil 4–2, with braces scored by Alexandre Pato, Neymar, and Felipe Caicedo.

Brazil  0–0  Ecuador
Report (CONMEBOL)
Report (CONCACAF)
Attendance: 53,158[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecuador
GK 1 Alisson
RB 2 Dani Alves (c)
CB 13 Marquinhos
CB 4 Gil   39'
LB 6 Filipe Luís
DM 5 Casemiro   18'
CM 8 Elias   36'   86'
CM 18 Renato Augusto
RW 19 Willian   76'
LW 22 Philippe Coutinho
CF 9 Jonas   62'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Gabriel   62'
MF 20 Lucas Moura   76'
MF 10 Lucas Lima   86'
Manager:
Dunga
 
GK 12 Esteban Dreer
RB 4 Juan Carlos Paredes   47'
CB 21 Gabriel Achilier
CB 2 Arturo Mina
LB 10 Walter Ayoví (c)
CM 18 Carlos Gruezo
CM 6 Christian Noboa
RM 16 Antonio Valencia
AM 23 Miller Bolaños   90+1'
LM 7 Jefferson Montero   81'
CF 13 Enner Valencia   77'   81'
Substitutions:
MF 9 Fidel Martínez   81'
FW 17 Jaime Ayoví   86'   81'
MF 8 Fernando Gaibor   90+1'
Manager:
  Gustavo Quinteros

Man of the Match:[5]
Esteban Dreer (Ecuador)

Assistant referees:[3]
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Christian Schiemann (Chile)
Fourth official:[3]
José Argote (Venezuela)
Fifth official:[3]
John Alexander León (Colombia)

Brazil vs HaitiEdit

The two teams had met in only two previous occasions, both friendlies, the last held at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince in 2004, which Brazil won 6–0.

Brazil  7–1  Haiti
Report (CONMEBOL)
Report (CONCACAF)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haiti
GK 1 Alisson
RB 2 Dani Alves (c)
CB 13 Marquinhos
CB 4 Gil
LB 6 Filipe Luís
DM 5 Casemiro   38'   62'
CM 8 Elias   71'
CM 18 Renato Augusto
RW 19 Willian
LW 22 Philippe Coutinho
CF 9 Jonas   46'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Gabriel   46'
MF 10 Lucas Lima   62'
MF 17 Walace   71'
Manager:
Dunga
 
GK 1 Johny Placide (c)
CB 3 Mechack Jérôme
CB 5 Romain Genevois
CB 8 Réginal Goreux   25'
RWB 2 Jean Sony Alcénat   82'
LWB 4 Kim Jaggy
CM 14 James Marcelin
CM 13 Kevin Lafrance
CM 16 Jean Alexandre   62'
CF 10 Jeff Louis
CF 9 Kervens Belfort   51'
Substitutions:
FW 20 Duckens Nazon   51'
MF 19 Max Hilaire   62'
FW 21 Jean-Eudes Maurice   82'
Manager:
  Patrice Neveu

Man of the Match:[7]
Philippe Coutinho (Brazil)

Assistant referees:[3]
Joseph Fletcher (Canada)
Charles Morgante (United States)
Fourth official:[3]
Roberto García Orozco (Mexico)
Fifth official:[3]
José Luis Camargo (Mexico)

Ecuador vs PeruEdit

The two teams had met in forty-seven previous occasions, the last being a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match held in Lima in 2013, which Peru won with a lone goal by Claudio Pizarro. In Copa América, their last meeting was in a 1995 group stage match, won by Ecuador 2–1.

Ecuador  2–2  Peru
Report (CONMEBOL)
Report (CONCACAF)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecuador
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru
GK 22 Alexander Domínguez
RB 4 Juan Carlos Paredes   46'
CB 21 Gabriel Achilier   22'   90+3'
CB 2 Arturo Mina
LB 10 Walter Ayoví (c)
CM 18 Carlos Gruezo   12'
CM 6 Christian Noboa
RW 16 Antonio Valencia
AM 23 Miller Bolaños   62'
LW 7 Jefferson Montero   88'
CF 13 Enner Valencia
Substitutions:
FW 17 Jaime Ayoví   46'
MF 9 Fidel Martínez   62'
FW 19 Juan Cazares   88'
Manager:
  Gustavo Quinteros
 
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 4 Renzo Revoredo
CB 15 Christian Ramos
CB 2 Alberto Rodríguez
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 13 Renato Tapia
CM 16 Óscar Vílchez   52'   72'
RW 21 Alejandro Hohberg   50'
AM 10 Christian Cueva
LW 20 Edison Flores   79'
CF 9 Paolo Guerrero (c)
Substitutions:
MF 8 Andy Polo   50'
FW 11 Raúl Ruidíaz   72'
MF 19 Yoshimar Yotún   79'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

Man of the Match:[9]
Enner Valencia (Ecuador)

Assistant referees:[3]
Alexander Guzmán (Colombia)
Wilmar Navarro (Colombia)
Fourth official:[3]
Yadel Martínez (Cuba)
Fifth official:[3]
Hiran Dopico (Cuba)

Ecuador vs HaitiEdit

The two teams had met in four previous encounters, the last being a friendly in 2008, which Ecuador won 3–1. This was the second match between both teams in an official tournament, as they already faced each other in a 2002 CONCACAF Gold Cup group stage match, won by Haiti 2–0.

Ecuador  4–0  Haiti
Report (CONMEBOL)
Report (CONCACAF)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ecuador
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haiti
GK 22 Alexander Domínguez
RB 4 Juan Carlos Paredes
CB 2 Arturo Mina
CB 3 Frickson Erazo
LB 10 Walter Ayoví (c)
CM 16 Antonio Valencia
CM 6 Christian Noboa
CM 18 Carlos Gruezo   79'
RW 17 Jaime Ayoví   46'
CF 13 Enner Valencia   84'
LW 7 Jefferson Montero
Substitutions:
FW 19 Juan Cazares   46'
MF 8 Fernando Gaibor   79'
MF 9 Fidel Martínez   84'
Manager:
  Gustavo Quinteros
 
GK 1 Johny Placide (c)
RB 6 Stéphane Lambese
CB 5 Romain Genevois   90+2'
CB 3 Mechack Jérôme
LB 4 Kim Jaggy
RM 21 Jean-Eudes Maurice
CM 13 Kevin Lafrance   37'   71'
CM 14 James Marcelin   79'
LM 15 Sony Norde
CF 20 Duckens Nazon
CF 9 Kervens Belfort   70'
Substitutions:
FW 10 Jeff Louis   70'
MF 19 Max Hilaire   71'
MF 16 Jean Alexandre   79'
Manager:
  Patrice Neveu

Man of the Match:[11]
Enner Valencia (Ecuador)

Assistant referees:[3]
Javier Bustillos (Bolivia)
Juan Pablo Montaño (Bolivia)
Fourth official:[3]
Patricio Loustau (Argentina)
Fifth official:[3]
Ezequiel Brailovsky (Argentina)

Brazil vs PeruEdit

The two teams had met in forty-one previous encounters, the last being a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match held at the Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador in 2015, which Brazil won 3–0. Earlier that year, they had their latest Copa América encounter, a group stage match, also won by Brazil 2–1.

Brazil  0–1  Peru
Report (CONMEBOL)
Report (CONCACAF)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru
GK 1 Alisson
RB 2 Dani Alves
CB 3 Miranda (c)
CB 4 Gil
LB 6 Filipe Luís
CM 8 Elias
CM 18 Renato Augusto   89'
RW 19 Willian
AM 10 Lucas Lima   72'
LW 22 Philippe Coutinho
CF 11 Gabriel   72'
Substitutions:
FW 21 Hulk   72'
Manager:
Dunga
 
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 3 Aldo Corzo
CB 2 Alberto Rodríguez
CB 15 Christian Ramos
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 16 Óscar Vílchez
CM 5 Adán Balbín   46'
RW 8 Andy Polo
AM 10 Christian Cueva   90+1'
LW 20 Edison Flores   64'
CF 9 Paolo Guerrero (c)
Substitutions:
MF 19 Yoshimar Yotún   90+3'   46'
FW 11 Raúl Ruidíaz   64'
MF 13 Renato Tapia   90+1'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

Man of the Match:[13]
Pedro Gallese (Peru)

Assistant referees:[3]
Nicolás Taran (Uruguay)
Richard Trinidad (Uruguay)
Fourth official:[3]
Enrique Cáceres (Paraguay)
Fifth official:[3]
Eduardo Cardozo (Paraguay)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ruiz, Don (4 June 2016). "20,190 greet Copa America opener in Seattle". The Olympian. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Match 3 : Haiti vs Peru". Copa América Centenario. 4 June 2016. Archived from the original on 5 June 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Referee Assignments for Copa America Centenario Matches". Copa América Centenario. 4 June 2016. Archived from the original on 27 June 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Brazil and Ecuador draw 0–0 in Pasadena". CONMEBOL. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Match 4 : Brazil vs Ecuador". Copa América Centenario. 4 June 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Haití paga la necesidad de Brasil de un 7–1" [Haiti fulfills the necessity of Brazil with 7–1] (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 8 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Match 11 : Brazil vs Haiti". Copa América Centenario. 8 June 2016. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Perú y Ecuador igualan 2–2 por el Grupo B de la Copa América" [Peru and Ecuador draw 2–2 in Group B of Copa America] (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 8 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  9. ^ "Match 12 : Ecuador vs Peru". Copa América Centenario. 8 June 2016. Archived from the original on 9 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Ecuador cumple su cupo de goles y avanza a cuartos" [Ecuador meets its quota of goals and advances to quarter-finals] (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Match 19 : Ecuador vs Haiti". Copa América Centenario. 12 June 2016. Archived from the original on 9 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Perú da el gran golpe y elimina a Brasil de la Copa América" [Peru deal a great blow and eliminate Brazil in Copa America] (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Match 20 : Brazil vs Peru". Copa América Centenario. 12 June 2016. Archived from the original on 9 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.

External linksEdit