1939 South American Championship
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1939 South American Championship
1939 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryPeru
DatesJanuary 15 - February 12
Teams5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Peru
Runners-up Uruguay
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored47 (4.7 per match)
Top scorer(s)Peru Teodoro Fernández
(7 goals)
Best player(s)Peru Teodoro Fernández
1937
1941

The fifteenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Lima, Peru from January 15 to February 12.

Overview

The Peruvian team that won its first title

The participating countries were Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Although CONMEBOL member since 1927, this tournament was the first time the Ecuadorian side participated. Colombia -member since 1936- withdrew again from the tournament, as well as Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil. Peru won for the first time.

Venues

Lima
Estadio Nacional
Capacity: 40,000
Estadio ingles lima.jpg

Final round

Each team played against each of the other teams. Two (2) points were awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Peru 4 4 0 0 13 4 +9 8
 Uruguay 4 3 0 1 13 5 +8 6
 Paraguay 4 2 0 2 9 8 +1 4
 Chile 4 1 0 3 8 12 -4 2
 Ecuador 4 0 0 4 4 18 -14 0
Paraguay 5-1 Chile
Godoy Goal 1024
Barrios Goal 4775
Aquino Goal 88
Sorrel Goal 8
Referee: Alberto March (Ecuador)

Peru 5-2 Ecuador
T. Fernández Goal 63477
J. Alcalde Goal 1658
Alcívar Goal 5589
Referee: Carlos Puyol (Uruguay)

Uruguay 6-0 Ecuador
Porta Goal 22
S. Varela Goal 535581
Lago Goal 6570
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)

Peru 3-1 Chile
T. Fernández Goal 4665 (pen.)
J. Alcalde Goal 80
Domínguez Goal 55
Referee: Carlos Puyol (Uruguay)

Uruguay 3-2 Chile
S. Varela Goal 11
Camaití Goal 30
Chirimini Goal 73
Muñoz Goal 3
Luco Goal 39
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)

Peru 3-0 Paraguay
T. Fernández Goal 1130
J. Alcalde Goal 78
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Chile 4-1 Ecuador
Toro Goal 6
Avendaño Goal 1579
Sorrel Goal 19 (pen.)
Arenas Goal 35
Referee: Carlos Puyol (Uruguay)

Uruguay 3-1 Paraguay
Lago Goal 14
S. Varela Goal 40 (pen.)
Porta Goal 66
Barrios Goal 59
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)

Paraguay 3-1 Ecuador
Mingo Goal 4
Godoy Goal 61
Barreiro Goal 63
Arenas Goal 75
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)

Peru 2-1 Uruguay
J. Alcalde Goal 7
Bielich Goal 35
Porta Goal 44
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

Result

 1939 South American Championship Champions 

Peru
First title

Goal scorers

7 goals

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

External links


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