1989 Copa América


1989 Copa América
1989 Copa América
Tournament details
Host country  Brazil
Dates July 1 - July 16
Teams 10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Brazil (4th title)
Runners-up  Uruguay
Third place  Argentina
Fourth place  Paraguay
Tournament statistics
Matches played 26
Goals scored 55 (2.12 per match)
Top scorer(s) Brazil Bebeto (6)
Best player Uruguay Rubén Sosa
1987
1991

The Copa América 1989 football tournament was hosted by Brazil, from July 1 to July 16, 1989. All ten CONMEBOL member nations participated.

Brazil won their fourth Copa América, and first since 1949, by beating Uruguay 1-0 in the final match at the Maracanã.

The top scorer was Brazilian Bebeto. He scored six times, including three in the final group stage.

Contents

Venues

City Stadium name Map Capacity
Goiânia Estádio Serra Dourada 16°41′59″S 49°14′03″W / 16.69969°S 49.234264°W / -16.69969; -49.234264 22,000
Recife Estádio do Arruda 8°01′36″S 34°53′28″W / 8.026552°S 34.891205°W / -8.026552; -34.891205 60,000
Rio de Janeiro Estádio do Maracanã 22°54′44″S 43°13′48″W / 22.91227°S 43.230128°W / -22.91227; -43.230128 145,000
Salvador Estádio Fonte Nova 12°58′44″S 38°30′15″W / 12.978788°S 38.504194°W / -12.978788; -38.504194 30,000

Squads

For a complete list of all participating squads see Copa América 1989 squads

First round

The tournament was set up in two groups of five teams each. Each team played one match against each of the other teams within the same group. The top two teams in each group advanced to the final stage.

Two points were awarded for a win, one point for a draw, and no points for a loss.

  • Tie-breaker
    • If teams finish leveled on points, the following tie-breakers are used:
    1. greater goal difference in all group games;
    2. greater number of goals scored in all group games;
    3. winner of the head-to-head match between the teams in question;
    4. drawing of lots.

Group A

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Paraguay 6 4 3 0 1 9 4 +5
 Brazil 6 4 2 2 0 5 1 +4
 Colombia 4 4 1 2 1 5 4 +1
 Peru 3 4 0 3 1 4 7 −3
 Venezuela 1 4 0 1 3 4 11 −7
July 1, 1989
Paraguay  5–2  Peru Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)
Cañete Goal 38', Goal 84'
Neffa Goal 41'
Mendoza Goal 51'
Del Solar Goal 75' (og)
Hirano Goal 30'
Reynoso Goal 80'

July 1, 1989
Brazil  3–1  Venezuela Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Cardellino (Uruguay)
Bebeto Goal 2'
Geovani Goal 36' (pk)
Baltazar Goal 57'
Maldonado Goal 63'

July 3, 1989
Colombia  4–2  Venezuela Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Martínez (Honduras)
Higuita Goal 36' (pk)
Iguarán Goal 46', Goal 75'
de Ávila Goal 71'
Maldonado Goal 73', Goal 88'

July 3, 1989
Brazil  0–0  Peru Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 8,200
Referee: Silva (Chile)

July 5, 1989
Peru  1–1  Venezuela Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Mauro (United States)
Navarro Goal 30' Maldonado Goal 29'

July 5, 1989
Paraguay  1–0  Colombia Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Ortubé (Bolivia)
Mendoza Goal 51'

July 7, 1989
Paraguay  3–0  Venezuela Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Martínez (Honduras)
Neffa Goal 41'
Ferreira Goal 50', Goal 73'

July 7, 1989
Brazil  0–0  Colombia Estádio Fonte Nova, Salvador
Attendance: 9,100
Referee: Jácome (Ecuador)

July 9, 1989
Colombia  1–1  Peru Estádio do Arruda, Recife
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)
Iguarán Goal 32' Hirano Goal 43'

July 9, 1989
Brazil  2–0  Paraguay Estádio do Arruda, Recife
Attendance: 76,800
Referee: Mauro (United States)
Bebeto Goal 47', Goal 82'

Group B

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Argentina 6 4 2 2 0 2 0 +2
 Uruguay 4 4 2 0 2 6 2 +4
 Chile 4 4 2 0 2 7 5 +2
 Ecuador 4 4 1 2 1 2 2 0
 Bolivia 2 4 0 2 2 0 8 −8
July 2, 1989
Ecuador  1–0  Uruguay Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)
Benítez Goal 88'

July 2, 1989
Argentina  1–0  Chile Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Coelho (Brazil)
Caniggia Goal 55'

July 4, 1989
Uruguay  3–0  Bolivia Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Coelho (Brazil)
Ostolaza Goal 30', Goal 60'
Sosa Goal 33'

July 4, 1989
Argentina  0–0  Ecuador Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Ramírez (Peru)

July 6, 1989
Ecuador  0–0  Bolivia Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Díaz (Colombia)

July 6, 1989
Uruguay  3–0  Chile Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Ramírez (Peru)
Sosa Goal 44'
Alzamendi Goal 73'
Francescoli Goal 78'

July 8, 1989
Chile  5–0  Bolivia Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Coelho (Brazil)
Olmos Goal 9'
Ramírez Goal 10'
Astengo Goal 55'
Pizarro Goal 68' (pk)
Reyes Goal 85'

July 8, 1989
Argentina  1–0  Uruguay Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Díaz (Colombia)
Caniggia Goal 69'

July 10, 1989
Chile  2–1  Ecuador Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Maciel (Paraguay)
Olmos Goal 44'
Letelier Goal 88'
Avilés Goal 89'

July 10, 1989
Argentina  0–0  Bolivia Estádio Serra Dourada, Goiânia
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Rodríguez (Venezuela)

Final round

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Brazil 6 3 3 0 0 6 0 +6
 Uruguay 4 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4
 Argentina 1 3 0 1 2 0 4 −4
 Paraguay 1 3 0 1 2 0 6 −6
July 12, 1989
Uruguay  3–0  Paraguay Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 100,135
Referee: Loustau (Argentina)
Francescoli Goal 28'
Alzamendi Goal 82'
Paz Goal 89'

July 12, 1989
Brazil  2–0  Argentina Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 100,135
Referee: Cardellino (Uruguay)
Bebeto Goal 48'
Romário Goal 55'

July 14, 1989
Uruguay  2–0  Argentina Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 53,909
Referee: Coelho (Brazil)
Sosa Goal 38', Goal 81'

July 14, 1989
Brazil  3–0  Paraguay Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 53,909
Referee: Jácome (Ecuador)
Bebeto Goal 16', Goal 52'
Romário Goal 58'

July 16, 1989
Argentina  0–0  Paraguay Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 148,068
Referee: Díaz (Colombia)

July 16, 1989
Brazil  1–0  Uruguay Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 148,068
Referee: Silva (Chile)
Romário Goal 49'

Results

 Copa América 1989 Winners 

Brazil
Fourth title

Individual scorers

6 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goals
Own goals

Notes

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