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Football At the 2015 Pan American Games %E2%80%93 Men's Tournament
Football - Men's tournament at the
Football pictogram.svg
VenueHamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium
DatesJuly 12 - July 26
Competitors144 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«2011
2019»

The men's football tournament at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada was held at the Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium in Hamilton from July 12 to 26.[1]

For the football competition in these Games, the men competed in an eight-team tournament. The teams were grouped into two pools of four teams each for a round-robin preliminary round. The top two teams in each group advanced to a single elimination bracket. The men's competition was an under-22 event, with each team supplemented with up to three over age players.[2]

Mexico were the defending champions from the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara. The gold medal was won by Uruguay.

Qualification

A total of eight men's teams qualified to compete at the games. Hosts Canada and Mexico qualified automatically. The winners of the regional Caribbean and Central American championships also qualified. Teams placing between 3rd and 6th at the South American Championship also qualified.[2][3]

Summary

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1  Canada
Qualified automatically N/A N/A 1  Mexico
Central American Qualifier[4] July 17-29, 2014 El Salvador El Salvador 1  Panama
Caribbean Qualifier September 12-19, 2014 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 1  Trinidad and Tobago
South American Qualifier[5][6] January 14 - February 7, 2015 Uruguay Uruguay 4  Uruguay
 Brazil
 Peru
 Paraguay
Total 8

Qualified teams

The following eight teams qualified for the final tournament.

Team Appearance Previous best performance
 Brazil 11th Gold medal (1963, 1975, 1979, 1987)
 Canada (hosts) 7th Fourth place (1967, 1999)
 Mexico 14th Gold medal (1967, 1975, 1999, 2011)
 Panama 1st Debut
 Paraguay 5th Fourth place (1951)
 Peru 1st Debut
 Trinidad and Tobago 9th Bronze medal (1967)
 Uruguay 6th Gold medal (1983)

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
 Uruguay  Mexico  Brazil

Rosters

At the start of tournament, all eight participating countries had to submit up to 18 players on their rosters.

Competition format

Tim Hortons Field (Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium), was the venue for the football competitions

In the first round of the competition, teams were divided into two groups of four teams, played in round-robin format with each of the teams playing all other teams in the group once. Teams were awarded three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss. The teams were ranked as follows:[7]

  1. Points
  2. Goal difference
  3. Goals scored
  4. Head-to-head points
  5. Drawing of lots

Following the completion of the group games, the top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals, with the winners of one group playing the runners-up of another group. The winners of the semifinals advanced to the gold medal match and the losers advanced to the bronze medal match.[7]

All games were played in two 45-minute halves. In the medal round, if the match ended in a draw after 90 minutes, extra time was played (two 15-minute halves), followed by penalty kicks competition if the match still remained tied.[7]

First round

The official detailed schedule and draw was revealed on April 24, 2015.[8]

All times were Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4)

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil 3 2 1 0 11 4 +7 7 Medal round
2  Panama 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 5
3  Peru 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 3
4  Canada (H) 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
Source: Toronto 2015
(H) Host.
Panama 2-1 Peru
Aguilar Goal 47
Escobar Goal 90 (pen.)
Report Maldonado Goal 54

Canada 1-4 Brazil
Babouli Goal 58 Report Luciano Goal 7
Rômulo Goal 38
Clayton Goal 47
Erik Goal 89

Peru 0-4 Brazil
Report Luan Goal 3
Clayton Goal 20
Rômulo Goal 26
Dodô Goal 30


Brazil 3-3 Panama
Luciano Goal 2425
Clayton Goal 37
Report Aguilar Goal 4051
Escobar Goal 56 (pen.)

Canada 0-2 Peru
Report Rodas Goal 12
James Goal 68 (o.g.)

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 3 +3 7 Medal round
2  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6
3  Paraguay 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4
4  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0
Source: Toronto 2015


Mexico 1-0 Uruguay
Silva Goal 90+1 Report



Medal round

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
July 23 - Hamilton
 
 
 Brazil1
 
July 26 - Hamilton
 
 Uruguay2
 
 Uruguay1
 
July 23 - Hamilton
 
 Mexico0
 
 Mexico2
 
 
 Panama1
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
July 25 - Hamilton
 
 
 Brazil (a.e.t.)3
 
 
 Panama1

Semifinals


Bronze medal match

Brazil 3-1 (a.e.t.) Panama
Luciano Goal 76 (pen.)115 (pen.)
Lucas Piazon Goal 99
Report Núñez Goal 45+2

Gold medal match

Competition summary

2015 Pan American Games
men's football tournament
Tournament details
Host country Canada
CityHamilton, Ontario
Dates12-26 July 2015
Teams8 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Uruguay
Runners-up Mexico
Third place Brazil
Fourth place Panama
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored51 (3.19 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Luciano
2011
2019

Goalscorers

In every single match he played, Luciano scored at least one goal (besides the last one)

5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Final standings

Uruguay's gold medal men's soccer team at the 2015 Pan American Games
Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1st, gold medalist(s)  Uruguay 5 4 0 1 8 2 +6 12 Gold medal
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Mexico 5 3 1 1 8 5 +3 10 Silver medal
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Brazil 5 3 1 1 15 7 +8 10 Bronze medal
4  Panama 5 1 2 2 7 9 −2 5 Fourth place
5  Paraguay 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3 4 Eliminated in
First round
6  Peru 3 1 0 2 3 6 −3 3
7  Canada (H) 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
8  Trinidad and Tobago 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0
Source: Toronto 2015
(H) Host.

References

  1. ^ "Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Ticket Program Guide" (PDF). toronto2015.org. TO2015. 20 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Football (Soccer)" (PDF). http://ontariosoccer.net/. Ontario Soccer. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 July 2014. Retrieved 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ Milton, Steve (7 January 2015). "Field of teams for Pan Am soccer tournament taking shape". Hamilton Spectator. Hamilton, Canada. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Panama U20s seal CONCACAF, Pan Am Games berths". concacaf.com/. Concacaf. 26 July 2014. Archived from the original on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "The Uruguayan U-20 team starts training ahead of the 2015 Sudamericano". conmebol.com/. Conmebol. Archived from the original on 27 July 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  6. ^ Milton, Steve (9 February 2015). "Brazil, Uruguay bound for Hamilton's Pan Am soccer stage". Hamilton Spectator. Hamilton, Canada. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ a b c "Sport Technical manual Football (Soccer)". scribd.com. TO2015. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ Campbell, Morgan (24 April 2015). "Pan Am Soccer draw set: Canadian men to tackle Brazil". Toronto Star. Toronto, Canada. Retrieved 2015.

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