1957 South American Championship

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1957 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host country Uruguay
Dates 7-31 March
Teams 6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) 1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Uruguay (6th title)
Runners-up  Brazil
Third place  Paraguay
Fourth place  Peru
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 39 (2.6 per match)
1953
1959

The 1957 South American Championship was the sixteenth edition of the South America Championship. It was held in Uruguay for the second time after they hosted it last in 1923.

In the final round, it was Uruguay who would take out the trophy as they won their sixth South American Championship which at the time was a record for the competition.

Qualifying Round[edit | edit source]

12 January 1957
Argentina  6-0  Colombia
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 41,419


12 January 1957
Peru  2-1  Ecuador
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Attendance: 48,653

Final Round[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Uruguay 5 3 2 0 11 5 +6 8
 Brazil 5 2 3 0 8 4 +4 7
 Paraguay 5 2 2 1 4 2 +2 6
 Peru 5 2 1 2 8 8 0 5
 Argentina 5 1 1 3 5 5 0 3
 Chile 5 0 1 4 3 15 −12 1

Matches[edit | edit source]

March 7, 1957
Brazil  2-2  Chile
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 24,000


March 7, 1957
Argentina  0-1  Paraguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 28,000


March 10, 1957
Peru  4-1  Chile
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 23,000


March 11, 1957
Paraguay  1-2  Uruguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 55,000


March 14, 1957
Argentina  0-0  Uruguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 65,000


March 17, 1957
Chile  0-2  Paraguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000


March 17, 1957
Brazil  2-0  Argentina
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000


March 18, 1957
Uruguay  4-2  Peru
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 50,000


March 21, 1957
Peru  0-0  Paraguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 25,000


March 21, 1957
Argentina  4-0  Chile
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 25,000


March 22, 1957
Uruguay  2-2  Brazil
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 58,000


March 25, 1957
Brazil  2-0  Peru
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000


March 28, 1957
Brazil  0-0  Paraguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 22,000


March 28, 1957
Peru  2-1  Argentina
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 22,000


March 29, 1957
Uruguay  3-0  Chile
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 50,000

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