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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 Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay (6th title)
Runners-up Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil
Third place Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay
Fourth place Flag of Peru.svg 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

12 January 1957
Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg 6-0 23x15px Colombia
Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Attendance: 41,419


12 January 1957
Peru Flag of Peru.svg 2-1 23x15px Ecuador
Estadio Nacional, Lima
Attendance: 48,653

Final Round

Standings

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay 5320115+68
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil 523084+47
Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 522142+26
Flag of Peru.svg Peru 52128805
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina 51135503
Flag of Chile.svg Chile 5014315−121

Matches

March 7, 1957
Brazil Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 2-2 Flag of Chile.svg Chile
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 24,000


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


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


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


March 14, 1957
Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg 0-0 Flag of Uruguay.svg Uruguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 65,000


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


March 17, 1957
Brazil Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 2-0 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000


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


March 21, 1957
Peru Flag of Peru.svg 0-0 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 25,000


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


March 22, 1957
Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.svg 2-2 Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg Brazil
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 58,000


March 25, 1957
Brazil Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 2-0 Flag of Peru.svg Peru
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 30,000


March 28, 1957
Brazil Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 0-0 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay
Estadio Centenario, Montevideo
Attendance: 22,000


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


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

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