Copa América Centenario

International association football tournament

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.

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

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 stageEdit

Group AEdit

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 BEdit

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 CEdit

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 DEdit

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 stageEdit

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-finalsEdit


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

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

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

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

Semi-finalsEdit

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

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

Third placeEdit

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

FinalsEdit

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

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

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

Tournament rankingsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.