Copa América Centenario

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Copa América Centenario
Centennial Copa America[1]
Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates3–26 June 2016
Teams16 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)10 (in 10 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Chile (2nd title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Colombia
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored91 (2.84 per match)
Top scorer(s)Chile Eduardo Vargas
(6 goals)
Best playerChile Alexis Sánchez
Best goalkeeperChile Claudio Bravo
Fair play awardArgentina Argentina
2015
2019

The Copa América Centenario (English: Centennial Copa America)[2] was a men's association football tournament that took place from 3 June to 26 June 2016. The tournament was made to celebrate 100 years of the Copa América. It was hosted in the United States for the first time.

Chile won the final in penalties over Argentina (which was a repeat of the 2015 Copa América Final).

The winner of the tournament will not qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup because Chile already won the 2015 Copa América.

Group stage[change | change source]

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  United States 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
2  Colombia 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2 6
3  Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 3 6 –3 4
4  Paraguay 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
3 June 2016
United States  0 – 2  Colombia
4 June 2016
Costa Rica  0 – 0  Paraguay
7 June 2016
United States  4 – 0  Costa Rica
Colombia  2 – 1  Paraguay
11 June 2016
United States  1 – 0  Paraguay
Colombia  2 – 3  Costa Rica

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Peru 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
2  Ecuador 3 1 2 0 6 2 +4 5
3  Brazil 3 1 1 1 7 2 +5 4
4  Haiti 3 0 0 3 1 12 –11 0
4 June 2016
Haiti  0 – 1  Peru
Brazil  0 – 0  Ecuador
8 June 2016
Brazil  7 – 1  Haiti
Ecuador  2 – 2  Peru
12 June 2016
Ecuador  4 – 0  Haiti
Brazil  0 – 1  Peru

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Mexico 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
2  Venezuela 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
3  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
4  Jamaica 3 0 0 3 0 6 –6 0
5 June 2016
Jamaica  0 – 1  Venezuela
Mexico  3 – 1  Uruguay
9 June 2016
Uruguay  0 – 1  Venezuela
Mexico  2 – 0  Jamaica
13 June 2016
Mexico  1 – 1  Venezuela
Uruguay  3 – 0  Jamaica

Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Argentina 3 3 0 0 10 1 +9 9
2  Chile 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2 6
3  Panama 3 1 0 2 4 10 –6 3
4  Bolivia 3 0 0 3 2 7 –5 0
6 June 2016
Panama  2 – 1  Bolivia
Argentina  2 – 1  Chile
10 June 2016
Chile  2 – 1  Bolivia
Argentina  5 – 0  Panama
14 June 2016
Chile  4 – 2  Panama
Argentina  3 – 0  Bolivia

Knockout stage[change | change source]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
  United States  2
  Ecuador  1  
  United States  0
    Argentina  4  
  Argentina  4
  Venezuela  1  
  Argentina  0 (2)
    Chile  0 (4)
  Peru  0 (2)
  Colombia (pen)  0 (4)  
  Colombia  0 Third place
    Chile  2  
  Mexico  0   United States  0
  Chile  7     Colombia  1

Quarter-finals[change | change source]


16 June 2016 (2016-06-16)
United States  2–1  Ecuador
Attendance: 47,322
Dempsey Goal 22'
Zardes Goal 65'
Report Arroyo Goal 74'

17 June 2016 (2016-06-17)
Peru  0–0 (aet)  Colombia
Attendance: 79,194
Report
  Penalties  
Ruidíaz Penalty scored
Tapia Penalty scored
Trauco Penalty missed
Cueva Penalty missed
2–4 Penalty scored Rodríguez
Penalty scored Cuadrado
Penalty scored Moreno
Penalty scored Pérez Cardona

18 June 2016 (2016-06-18)
Argentina  4–1  Venezuela
Attendance: 59,183
Higuaín Goal 8'28'
Messi Goal 60'
Lamela Goal 71'
Report Rondón Goal 70'

18 June 2016 (2016-06-18)
Mexico  0–7  Chile
Attendance: 70,547
Report Puch Goal 16'88'
Vargas Goal 44'52'57'74'
Sánchez Goal 49'

Semi-finals[change | change source]

21 June 2016 (2016-06-21)
United States  0–4  Argentina
Attendance: 70,858
Report Lavezzi Goal 2'
Messi Goal 31'
Higuaín Goal 50'85'

22 June 2016 (2016-06-22)
Colombia  0–2  Chile
Report Aránguiz Goal 7'
Fuenzalida Goal 11'

Third place[change | change source]

25 June 2016 (2016-06-25)
United States  0–1  Colombia
Bacca Goal 31'

Finals[change | change source]

26 June 2016 (2016-06-26)
Argentina  0–0 (aet)  Chile
Report
  Penalties  
Messi Penalty missed
Mascherano Penalty scored
Agüero Penalty scored
Biglia Penalty missed
2–4 Penalty missed Vidal
Penalty scored Castillo
Penalty scored Aránguiz
Penalty scored Beausejour
Penalty scored Silva

Statistics[change | change source]

Goalscorers[change | change source]

6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Tournament rankings[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1  Chile 6 4 1 1 16 5 +11 13
2  Argentina 6 5 1 0 18 2 +16 16
3  Colombia 6 3 1 2 7 6 +1 10
4  United States 6 3 0 3 7 8 –1 9
Eliminated in Quarter-finals
5  Peru 4 2 2 0 4 2 +2 8
6  Venezuela 4 2 1 1 4 5 –1 7
7  Mexico 4 2 1 1 6 9 –3 7
8  Ecuador 4 1 2 1 7 4 +3 5
Eliminated in Group stage
9  Brazil 3 1 1 1 7 2 +5 4
10  Costa Rica 3 1 1 1 3 6 –3 4
11  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 3
12  Panama 3 1 0 2 4 10 –6 3
13  Paraguay 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
14  Bolivia 3 0 0 3 2 7 –5 0
15  Jamaica 3 0 0 3 0 6 –6 0
16  Haiti 3 0 0 3 1 12 –11 0

References[change | change source]

  1. "CONCACAF and CONMEBOL Announce Agreement to Bring Copa America 2016 to the United States". CONCACAF.com. 1 May 2014.
  2. "2016 Centennial Copa America added to FIFA's international calendar, making top players available", MLS Soccer, 26 September 2014.