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Football at the 1995 Pan American Games

The twelfth edition of the Men's Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina from March 10 to March 24, 1995. Twelve teams competed, with title defender USA being eliminated in the first round. After the preliminary round there was a knock-out stage.

1995 Pan American Games
Tournament details
Host countryArgentina
CityMar del Plata
Dates10–24 March
Teams12
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (5th title)
Runners-up Mexico
Third place Colombia
Fourth place Honduras
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored71 (2.73 per match)
1991
1999

QualificationEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Argentina 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7 Qualified to the Final round
2   Paraguay 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 6
3   Honduras 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
4   United States 3 0 0 3 0 9 −9 0
Paraguay  2–0  Honduras
Argentina  3–0  United States
United States  0–2  Paraguay
Argentina  2–2  Honduras
United States  0–4  Honduras
Argentina  1–0  Paraguay

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Qualified to the Final round
2   Costa Rica 3 2 0 1 10 3 +7 6
3   Chile 3 1 1 1 3 5 −2 4
4   Bermuda 3 0 0 3 0 8 −8 0
Brazil  2–1  Costa Rica
Chile  1–0  Bermuda
Brazil  2–0  Bermuda
Costa Rica  4–1  Chile
Costa Rica  5–0  Bermuda
Brazil  1–1  Chile

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Mexico 3 3 0 0 8 2 +6 9 Qualified to the Final round
2   Colombia 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
3   Ecuador 3 1 0 2 6 10 −4 3
4   Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 1 7 −6 0
Mexico  4–2  Ecuador
Colombia  2–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Mexico  1–0  Trinidad and Tobago
Colombia  5–0  Ecuador
Mexico  3–0  Colombia
Trinidad and Tobago  1–4  Ecuador

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
Mar del Plata
 
 
  Brazil0 (7)
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Honduras0 (8)
 
  Honduras2
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Argentina3
 
  Argentina1
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Chile0
 
  Argentina0 (5)
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Mexico0 (4)
 
  Mexico3
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Costa Rica2
 
  Mexico2
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Colombia1 Third place
 
  Colombia2
 
Mar del Plata
 
  Paraguay0
 
  Colombia3
 
 
  Honduras0
 

Quarter finalsEdit

Brazil  0–0  Honduras
Penalties
7–8
Mexico  3–2  Costa Rica
Argentina  1–0  Chile
Colombia  2–0  Paraguay
Notes
  • Honduras won 8–7 on penalties; goalkeeper Milton Flores (Honduras) saved three penalties and scored the decisive one.

Semi finalsEdit

Argentina  3–2  Honduras
Mexico  3–0  Colombia
Notes
  • Arley Betancourt (COL) was sent off, after the referee in the face. He was suspended for one year.

Bronze medal matchEdit

Colombia  3–0  Honduras

Gold Medal matchEdit

Final
Argentina  0–0  Mexico
Penalties
5–4
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Guevara (ECU)

AwardEdit

 1995 Pan American Games Winners 
 
Argentina
Fifth title

SquadsEdit

ReferencesEdit