1939 South American Championship

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1939 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Peru
Dates 15 January – 12 February
Teams 5 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in Lima host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Peru (2nd title)
Runners-up  Paraguay
Third place  Uruguay
Fourth place  Chile
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 40 (4 per match)
1937
1941

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

Five countries competed in the 1939 edition with Peru taking out the title after winning three of their four games with the only draw being against Paraguay.

Standings[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Peru 4 3 1 0 11 4 +7 7
 Paraguay 4 2 1 1 7 7 0 5
 Uruguay 4 1 2 1 9 5 +4 4
 Chile 4 1 2 1 7 9 −2 4
 Ecuador 4 0 0 4 6 15 −9 0

Matches[edit | edit source]

15 January 1939
Paraguay  4–1  Chile
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Alberto March (Ecuador)


15 January 1939
Peru  4–3  Ecuador
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Carlos Puyol (Uruguay)


22 January 1939
Uruguay  6–0  Ecuador
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)


22 January 1939
Peru  1–1  Chile
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Carlos Puyol (Uruguay)


29 January 1939
Uruguay  2–2  Chile
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)


29 January 1939
Peru  4–0  Paraguay
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)


5 February 1939
Chile  3–2  Ecuador
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Carlos Puyol (Uruguay)


5 February 1939
Uruguay  1–1  Paraguay
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)


12 February 1939
Paraguay  2–1  Ecuador
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)


12 February 1939
Peru  2–0  Uruguay
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Referee: Alfredo Vargas (Chile)

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