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Copa América Centenario
Centennial Copa America
Tournament details
Host country  United States
Dates 3–26 June 2016
Teams 16 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) 10 (in 10 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Chile (2nd title)
Runners-up  Argentina
Third place  Colombia
Fourth place  United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Goals scored 91 (2.84 per match)
Top scorer(s) Chile Eduardo Vargas
(6 goals)
Best player Chile Alexis Sánchez
Best goalkeeper Chile Claudio Bravo
Fair play award Argentina Argentina
2015
2019

The Copa América Centenario (English: Centennial Copa America) was a men's association football tournament that took place from 3 June to 26 June 2016. The tournament was made to celebrate 100 years of the Copa América. It was hosted in the United States for the first time.

Chile won the final in penalties over Argentina (which was a repeat of the 2015 Copa América Final).

The winner of the tournament will not qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup because Chile already won the 2015 Copa América.

Group stage

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  United States 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
2  Colombia 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3  Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 3 6 –3 4
4  Paraguay 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
3 June 2016
United States  0 – 2  Colombia
4 June 2016
Costa Rica  0 – 0  Paraguay
7 June 2016
United States  4 – 0  Costa Rica
Colombia  2 – 1  Paraguay
11 June 2016
United States  1 – 0  Paraguay
Colombia  2 – 3  Costa Rica

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Peru 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
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
4 June 2016
Haiti  0 – 1  Peru
Brazil  0 – 0  Ecuador
8 June 2016
Brazil  7 – 1  Haiti
Ecuador  2 – 2  Peru
12 June 2016
Ecuador  4 – 0  Haiti
Brazil  0 – 1  Peru

Group C

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
2  Venezuela 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
3  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
4  Jamaica 3 0 0 3 0 6 –6 0
5 June 2016
Jamaica  0 – 1  Venezuela
Mexico  3 – 1  Uruguay
9 June 2016
Uruguay  0 – 1  Venezuela
Mexico  2 – 0  Jamaica
13 June 2016
Mexico  1 – 1  Venezuela
Uruguay  3 – 0  Jamaica

Group D

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Argentina 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 9
2  Chile 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
3  Panama 3 1 0 2 4 10 –6 3
4  Bolivia 3 0 0 3 2 7 –5 0
6 June 2016
Panama  2 – 1  Bolivia
Argentina  2 – 1  Chile
10 June 2016
Chile  2 – 1  Bolivia
Argentina  5 – 0  Panama
14 June 2016
Chile  4 – 2  Panama
Argentina  3 – 0  Bolivia

Knockout stage

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
  United States  2
  Ecuador  1  
  United States  0
    Argentina  4  
  Argentina  4
  Venezuela  1  
  Argentina  0 (2)
    Chile  0 (4)
  Peru  0 (2)
  Colombia (pen)  0 (4)  
  Colombia  0 Third place
    Chile  2  
  Mexico  0   United States  0
  Chile  7     Colombia  1

Quarter-finals

16 June 2016 (2016-06-16)
United States  2–1  Ecuador
Attendance: 47,322
Dempsey Goal 22'
Zardes Goal 65'
Report Arroyo Goal 74'

17 June 2016 (2016-06-17)
Peru  0–0 (aet)  Colombia
Attendance: 79,194
Report
  Penalties  
Ruidíaz Scored
Tapia Scored
Trauco Missed
Cueva Missed
2–4 Scored Rodríguez
Scored Cuadrado
Scored Moreno
Scored Pérez Cardona

18 June 2016 (2016-06-18)
Argentina  4–1  Venezuela
Attendance: 59,183
Higuaín Goal 8'28'
Messi Goal 60'
Lamela Goal 71'
Report Rondón Goal 70'

18 June 2016 (2016-06-18)
Mexico  0–7  Chile
Attendance: 70,547
Report Puch Goal 16'88'
Vargas Goal 44'52'57'74'
Sánchez Goal 49'

Semi-finals

21 June 2016 (2016-06-21)
United States  0–4  Argentina
Attendance: 70,858
Report Lavezzi Goal 2'
Messi Goal 31'
Higuaín Goal 50'85'

22 June 2016 (2016-06-22)
Colombia  0–2  Chile
Report Aránguiz Goal 7'
Fuenzalida Goal 11'

Third place

25 June 2016 (2016-06-25)
United States  0–1  Colombia
Bacca Goal 31'

Finals

26 June 2016 (2016-06-26)
Argentina  0–0 (aet)  Chile
Report
  Penalties  
Messi Missed
Mascherano Scored
Agüero Scored
Biglia Missed
2–4 Missed Vidal
Scored Castillo
Scored Aránguiz
Scored Beausejour
Scored Silva

Statistics

Goalscorers

6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal
  • Colombia Frank Fabra (playing against Costa Rica)
  • Jamaica Je-Vaughn Watson (playing against Uruguay)
  • Uruguay Álvaro Pereira (playing against Mexico)

Tournament rankings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Chile 6 4 1 1 16 5 +11 13
2  Argentina 6 5 1 0 18 2 +16 16
3  Colombia 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10
4  United States 6 3 0 3 7 8 –1 9
Eliminated in Quarter-finals
5  Peru 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 8
6  Venezuela 4 2 1 1 4 5 –1 7
7  Mexico 4 2 1 1 6 9 –3 7
8  Ecuador 4 1 2 1 7 4 +3 5
Eliminated in Group stage
9  Brazil 3 1 1 1 7 2 +5 4
10  Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 3 6 –3 4
11  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
12  Panama 3 1 0 2 4 10 –6 3
13  Paraguay 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
14  Bolivia 3 0 0 3 2 7 –5 0
15  Jamaica 3 0 0 3 0 6 –6 0
16  Haiti 3 0 0 3 1 12 –11 0

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