1942 South American Championship

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1942 South American Championship
Tournament details
Host countryUruguay
DatesJanuary 10 – February 7
Teams7 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay (8th title)
Runners-upFlag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Third placeFlag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil
Fourth placeFlag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played21
Goals scored81 (3.86 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Argentina.svg Herminio Masantonio
Flag of Argentina.svg José Manuel Moreno
(7 goals each)
1941
1945

The seventeenth edition of the South American Championship was held in Montevideo, Uruguay from January 10 to February 7.

Contents

The Uruguayan squad, champions Uruguay 1942.jpg
The Uruguayan squad, champions

For the first time seven teams took part of the event; the participating countries were Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay.

Bolivia, and Colombia withdrew from the tournament.

The tournament featured a match between Argentina and Ecuador in which Argentina's José Manuel Moreno surpassed the 500-goal mark for goals in Copa América history, scoring 5 in a 12–0 drubbing of Ecuador. As of 2015, the 12-goal difference of that match remains the widest ever in Copa Américas. José Manuel Moreno and Herminio Masantonio of Argentina were joint top scorers of the tournament, with 7 goals each.

Venues

Montevideo
Estadio Centenario
Capacity: 65,235
Stad de centario uruguay1930 montevideo.jpg

Final round

Each team played against each of the other teams. Two (2) points where awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and no (0) points for a defeat.

TeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 6600212+1912
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 6501216+1510
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 6312157+87
Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg  Paraguay 62221110+16
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg  Peru 6123510−54
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 6114415−113
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 6006431−270
Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg6–1Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
L. E. Castro Soccerball shade.svg 7', 76'
O. Varela Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Ciocca Soccerball shade.svg 15'
Zapirain Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Porta Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Contreras Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg4–3Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg  Paraguay
Sandoval Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Masantonio Soccerball shade.svg 30', 47'
Perucca Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Sánchez Soccerball shade.svg 59'
Aveiro Soccerball shade.svg 75', 86'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Ferreira Lemos (Brazil)

Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg6–1Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
Patesko Soccerball shade.svg 1', 78'
Pirillo Soccerball shade.svg 23', 63', 86'
Cláudio Soccerball shade.svg 66'
Domínguez Soccerball shade.svg 35'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg2–1Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil
E. García Soccerball shade.svg 3'
Masantonio Soccerball shade.svg 27'
Servílio Soccerball shade.svg 37'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)

Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg7–0Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
Zapirain Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Gambetta Soccerball shade.svg 13'
S. Varela Soccerball shade.svg 16', 24', 29'
Porta Soccerball shade.svg 23', 42'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Marcos Gerinaldo Rojas (Paraguay)

Paraguay  Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg1–1Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg  Peru
Barrios Soccerball shade.svg 35' Magallanes Soccerball shade.svg 1'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg2–1Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg  Peru
Amorim Soccerball shade.svg 43', 56' Fernández Soccerball shade.svg 73'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Marcos Gerinaldo Rojas (Paraguay)

Paraguay  Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg2–0Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
Barrios Soccerball shade.svg 33'
Baudo Franco Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Ferreira Lemos (Brazil)

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg12–0Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
E. García Soccerball shade.svg 2'
Moreno Soccerball shade.svg 12', 16', 22', 32', 89'
Pedernera Soccerball shade.svg 25'
Masantonio Soccerball shade.svg 54', 65', 68', 70'
Perucca Soccerball shade.svg 88'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Manuel Soto (Chile)

Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg1–0Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil
S. Varela Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Marcos Gerinaldo Rojas (Paraguay)

Paraguay  Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg3–1Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
Baudo Franco Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Mingo Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Ibarrola Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Jiménez Soccerball shade.svg 46'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Manuel Soto (Chile)

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg3–1Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg  Peru
Heredia Soccerball shade.svg 12'
Moreno Soccerball shade.svg 65', 72'
Fernández Soccerball shade.svg 17'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Peru  Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg2–1Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
Quiñónez Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Luis Guzmán Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Jiménez Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Aníbal Tejada (Uruguay)

Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg3–1Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg  Paraguay
S. Varela Soccerball shade.svg 9'
Porta Soccerball shade.svg 26'
Ciocca Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Barrios Soccerball shade.svg 58'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)

Argentina  Flag of Argentina.svg0–0Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Enrique Cuenca (Peru)
Chile left the pitch on the 43rd minute in protest of the dreadful referee performance.
Argentina was awarded a victory but with no goals.

Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg5–1Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
Tim Soccerball shade.svg 10'
Pirillo Soccerball shade.svg 12', 29', 76'
Zizinho Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Alvarez Soccerball shade.svg 19' (pen.)
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg3–0Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg  Peru
Chirimini Soccerball shade.svg 47'
L. E. Castro Soccerball shade.svg 54'
Porta Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Chile  Flag of Chile.svg2–1Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador
Domínguez Soccerball shade.svg 20'
Armingol Soccerball shade.svg 42'
Alcívar Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Marcos Gerinaldo Rojas (Paraguay)

Brazil  Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg1–1Flag of Paraguay (1842-1954).svg  Paraguay
Zizinho Soccerball shade.svg 5' Baudo Franco Soccerball shade.svg 23'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Chile  Flag of Chile.svg0–0Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg  Peru
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: José Bartolomé Macías (Argentina)

Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svg1–0Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
Zapirain Soccerball shade.svg 57'
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Referee: Marcos Gerinaldo Rojas (Paraguay)

Result

 1942 South American Championship Champions 
Flag of Uruguay.svg
Uruguay
Eighth title

Goal scorers

7 goals

6 goals

5 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

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