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1919 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
Dates 11 May – 29 May
Teams 4 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up  Uruguay
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played 7
Goals scored 27 (3.86 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Arthur Friedenreich
Brazil Neco
(4 goals each)
1917
1920 →

The 1919 South American Championship was the third South American Championship and it took place in Brazil. Brazil won the tournament.

Teams

At the time, CONMEBOL only had four members:

Results

Rkn Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Brazil 3 2 1 0 11 3 +8 5
2  Uruguay 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 5
3  Argentina 3 1 0 2 7 7 0 2
4  Chile 3 0 0 3 1 12 –11 0
29 May 1919
Brazil  6 – 0  Chile
29 May 1919
Argentina  2 – 3  Uruguay
29 May 1919
Uruguay  2 – 0  Chile
29 May 1919
Brazil  3 – 1  Argentina
29 May 1919
Argentina  4 – 1  Chile
29 May 1919
Uruguay  2 – 2  Brazil

Play-offs

29 May 1919
Brazil  1 – 0  Uruguay

Statistics

Top scorers

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

  • Uruguay Isabelino Gradín

1 goal

Own goals

  • Uruguay Manuel Varela (for Argentina)

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