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Some did not participate every year, others sent lesser teams; in the edition held in Ecuador, Brazil entered a team from the state of Pernambuco.
Bolivia won for the first time when it hosted in , but was defeated in the first game of the tournament by debutant Venezuela.
The founding of the Copa Libertadores in also affected the way the tournament was viewed by its participants. The tournament had no fixed venue, and all matches were played throughout the year in each country.
Nine teams participated in the group stages with the defending champions receiving a bye into the semifinals. The tournament was contested every four years using this system until From until , the event was hosted every two years in rotation by the ten members of the confederation.
The format would remain constant with a first round of groups, but the final round stage ranged from being a new, final round-robin group or a single-elimination system to decide the winner.
This renewal helped the tournament, which began to receive television coverage in Europe and North America.
Despite entering as heavy favorites for being the reigning world champions having won the FIFA World Cup , playing at home and having a team largely composed of its World Cup winners led by the legendary Diego Maradona , Argentina would finish in a disappointing fourth place after being beaten by defending champions Uruguay 0—1 in the semifinals.
Uruguay would defeat a surprisingly strong Chilean squad who made it to the final, disposing of the powerful Brazil 4—0 on the group stage.
Uruguay managed to win the competition in as host, ending a period of decline for Uruguayan football. With the implementation of rotating hosts, Colombia , Paraguay and Venezuela hosted the tournament for the first time.
Brazil entered a successful series of victories, winning four of the five continental titles between and Brazil would successfully defend the title in after thumping Uruguay 3—0 in Asuncion , Paraguay.
Colombia, the host nation, would go on to win the competition for the first time ever. Running from an embarrassing performance in , Brazil reestablished itself in the South American pantheon after defeating Argentina, on penalties, in order to win the competition held in Peru.
Three years later , the two teams met again in the final, this time in Venezuela. Once again, Brazil came out victorious after crushing Argentina 3—0.
Argentina hosted the competition and was ousted by Uruguay in the quarterfinals by penalty shootout. Uruguay would go on defeating Peru 2—0 in the semis to reach the finals and overpower Paraguay 3—0, thus winning the trophy on Argentinean soil for the third time and second in a row.
This, the 43rd edition, was the first time that neither Argentina nor Brazil reached the semifinals of a tournament they both had entered.
Chile went on to win the tournament, their first title, on home soil. A second rotation commenced in , with host countries rotating in alphabetical order, starting with Argentina.
The swap was made official in May South American Championship of Nations was the official English language name.
The current name has been used since Between and it had no host nation, and was held in a home and away fashion.
The current final tournament features 12 national teams competing over a month in the host nation. There are two phases: In the group stage, teams compete within three groups of four teams each.
Three teams are seeded, including the hosts, with the other seeded teams selected using a formula based on the FIFA World Rankings. The other teams are assigned to different "pots", usually based also on the FIFA Rankings, and teams in each pot are drawn at random to the three groups.
Each group plays a round-robin tournament , in which each team is scheduled for three matches against other teams in the same group.
The last round of matches of each group is not scheduled at the same time unlike many tournaments around the world.
The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout stage as well as the two best third-place teams.
Points are used to rank the teams within a group. Beginning in , three points have been awarded for a win , one for a draw and none for a loss before, winners received two points.
If two or more teams are equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings are determined as follows:. The knockout stage is a single-elimination tournament in which teams play each other in one-off matches, with penalty shootouts used to decide the winner if a match is still tied after 90 minutes in the quarter-finals and semi-finals, and after extra time in the final.
It begins with the quarter-finals, then semi-finals, the third-place match contested by the losing semi-finalists , and the final. In all, nine different nations have received invitations: Costa Rica , , , , , Honduras , Japan , , Jamaica , , Mexico , , , , , , , , , , Haiti , Panama , the United States , , , , and Qatar The United States was invited to every tournament between and but frequently turned down the invitation due to scheduling conflicts with Major League Soccer.
However, on 30 October , the US Soccer Federation accepted the invitation to participate in the tournament, ending a year absence.
The plaques are engraved with every winner of the competition, as well as the edition won. The trophy was not have a base. Apart from the main trophy, the "Copa Bolivia" a trophy made in silver has been awarded to the runner-up of the competition since the edition.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Every edition from to involved a final round-robin group, without the need of a decisive, final match.
Ever since the competition was rebranded to its present state, the tournament has been decided by a one-off match on every occasion except and , when the winner was decided by a final group contested by four teams.
Argentina has 14 titles and Brazil , eight. The other former champions are Paraguay , Peru and Chile , with two titles each, and Bolivia , and Colombia , who have each won one.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paraguay champion on aggregate goals 3—1. Uruguay won 5—3 on penalties.
Brazil won 4—2 on penalties. Chile won 4—1 on penalties. Chile won 4—2 on penalties. The tournament was decided by a final group round consisting of four teams.
Every match of the final round took place at the Estadio Nacional de Chile.