1993 Copa América

The 1993 Copa América was the 36th Copa América, CONMEBOL's football tournament for national teams. It was held in Ecuador between June 15 and July 4. All 10 CONMEBOL members took part, but for the first time two nations from outside CONMEBOL were invited to take part in the tournament, to round out the format. Mexico and the USA were the invited teams for this tournament. Argentina defeated Mexico in the final 2–1 to win their record 14th continental championship.

It was the first edition of the Copa América in which neither Brazil nor Uruguay finished in the top four. This would not occur again until 2015.

1993 Copa América
1993 Copa América logo
Tournament details
Host countryEcuador
DatesJune 15 – July 4
Teams12 (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (14th title)
Runners-up Mexico
Third place Colombia
Fourth place Ecuador
Tournament statistics
Matches played26
Goals scored64 (2.46 per match)
Top scorer(s)Venezuela José Luis Dolgetta
(4 goals)
Best player(s)Argentina Sergio Goycochea[1]

Venues

Quito Ambato
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa Estadio Bellavista
Capacity: 40,948 Capacity: 22,000
MIRANDO A QUITO DESDE LAS ALTURAS (37628605982) Estadio Bellavista
Portoviejo Cuenca
Estadio Reales Tamarindos Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar
Capacity: 18,000 Capacity: 22,000
Reales tamarindos Estadiocuenca
Machala Guayaquil
Estadio 9 de Mayo Estadio Monumental Isidro Romero Carbo Estadio George Capwell
Capacity: 16,500 Capacity: 89,932 Capacity: 25,000
SageoEG - BarcelonaSC BSC vs CDO 2012-12-02 Partido final 001 Estadio George Capwell, hinchada de EMELEC

Squads

For a complete list of all participating squads: 1993 Copa América squads

First round

The teams were divided into three groups of four teams each. Each team plays one match against each of the other teams within the same group. Two (2) points are awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a defeat. First and second placed teams, in each group, advance to the quarter-finals. The two best third place teams also advance to the quarter-finals.

  • 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.
Key to colours in group tables
Group winners, runners-up, and best two third-placed teams advance to the quarter-finals

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ecuador 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 6
 Uruguay 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
 Venezuela 3 0 2 1 6 11 −5 2
 United States 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
Ecuador 6–1 Venezuela
Muñoz Goal 19'
Noriega Goal 32'
Fernández Goal 57'81'
E. Hurtado Goal 65'
Aguinaga Goal 84'
Dolgetta Goal 79'
Uruguay 1–0 United States
Ostolaza Goal 50'
Uruguay 2–2 Venezuela
Saralegui Goal 23'
Kanapkis Goal 79'
Dolgetta Goal 10'
Rivas Goal 72'
Ecuador 2–0 United States
Avilés Goal 11'
E. Hurtado Goal 35'
Venezuela 3–3 United States
Dolgetta Goal 68'80'
Echenausi Goal 89'
Henderson Goal 20'
Lalas Goal 37'
Kinnear Goal 51'
Ecuador 2–1 Uruguay
Avilés Goal 28'
Aguinaga Goal 87'
Kanapkis Goal 64'

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Peru 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 Brazil 3 1 1 1 5 3 +2 3
 Paraguay 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 3
 Chile 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2
Paraguay 1–0 Chile
Cabañas Goal 6'
Brazil 0–0 Peru
Report
Paraguay 1–1 Peru
Monzón Goal 37' Del Solar Goal 77'
Chile 3–2 Brazil
Sierra Goal 15'
Zambrano Goal 51'59'
Report Müller Goal 36'
Palhinha Goal 55'
Peru 1–0 Chile
Del Solar Goal 14' (pen.)
Brazil 3–0 Paraguay
Palhinha Goal 15'72'
Edmundo Goal 62'
Report

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Colombia 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
 Argentina 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 Mexico 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
 Bolivia 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2
Colombia 2–1 Mexico
Valencia Goal 35'
Aristizábal Goal 87'
Alves Goal 57'
Argentina 1–0 Bolivia
Batistuta Goal 53'
Argentina 1–1 Mexico
Ruggeri Goal 28' Patiño Goal 14'
Colombia 1–1 Bolivia
Maturana Goal 18' (pen.) Etcheverry Goal 14'
Mexico 0–0 Bolivia
Argentina 1–1 Colombia
Simeone Goal 2' Rincón Goal 5'

Ranking of third-placed teams

At the end of the first stage, a comparison was made between the third-placed teams of each group. The two third-placed teams with the best results advanced to the quarter-finals.

Group Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
B  Paraguay 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 3
C  Mexico 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
A  Venezuela 3 0 2 1 6 11 −5 2

Knock-out stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
26 June – Quito
 
 
 Ecuador 3
 
30 June – Quito
 
 Paraguay 0
 
 Ecuador 0
 
27 June – Quito
 
 Mexico 2
 
 Mexico 4
 
4 July – Guayaquil
 
 Peru 2
 
 Mexico 1
 
26 June – Guayaquil
 
 Argentina 2
 
 Colombia 1 (5)
 
1 July – Guayaquil
 
 Uruguay 1 (3)
 
 Colombia 0 (5)
 
27 June – Guayaquil
 
 Argentina 0 (6) Third place
 
 Argentina 1 (6)
 
3 July – Portoviejo
 
 Brazil 1 (5)
 
 Colombia 1
 
 
 Ecuador 0
 

Quarter-finals

Ecuador 3–0 Paraguay
E. Hurtado Goal 33'
Ramírez Goal 43' (o.g.)
Avilés Goal 81'
Colombia 1–1 Uruguay
Perea Goal 88' Saralegui Goal 63'
Penalties
Asprilla Penalty scored
Mendoza Penalty scored
Valderrama Penalty scored
W. Pérez Penalty scored
Valencia Penalty scored
5–3 Penalty scored Pelletti
Penalty scored Saralegui
Penalty missed Moas
Penalty scored Siboldi
Argentina 1–1 Brazil
Rodríguez Goal 69' Report Müller Goal 37'
Penalties
Gorosito Penalty scored
Simeone Penalty scored
Rodríguez Penalty scored
Acosta Penalty scored
Medina Bello Penalty scored
Borelli Penalty scored
6–5 Penalty scored Zinho
Penalty scored Cafu
Penalty scored Müller
Penalty scored Roberto Carlos
Penalty scored Luisinho
Penalty missed Boiadeiro
Mexico 4–2 Peru
García Aspe Goal 22' (pen.)44'
Alves Goal 43'
Patiño Goal 49'
Del Solar Goal 55' (pen.)
Reynoso Goal 82'

Semi-finals

Mexico 2–0 Ecuador
Sánchez Goal 23'
R. Ramírez Goal 54'
Argentina 0–0 Colombia
Penalties
Gorosito Penalty scored
Batistuta Penalty scored
Simeone Penalty scored
Rodríguez Penalty scored
Acosta Penalty scored
Borelli Penalty scored
6–5 Penalty scored Rincón
Penalty scored Asprilla
Penalty scored Mendoza
Penalty scored W. Pérez
Penalty scored Valderrama
Penalty missed Aristizábal

Third-place match

Ecuador 0–1 Colombia
Valencia Goal 86'

Final

Argentina 2–1 Mexico
Batistuta Goal 63'74' Galindo Goal 67' (pen.)

Goal scorers

With four goals, José Luis Dolgetta was the top scorer in the tournament. In total, 64 goals were scored by 41 different players, with one credited as an own goal.

4 goals

3 Goals

2 Goals

1 Goal

Own goal

Final positions

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Eff
1  Argentina 6 2 4 0 6 4 +2 8 66.7%
2  Mexico 6 2 2 2 9 7 +2 6 50.0%
3  Colombia 6 2 4 0 6 4 +2 8 66.7%
4  Ecuador 6 4 0 2 13 5 +8 8 66.7%
Eliminated in the Quarterfinals
5  Brazil 4 1 2 1 6 4 +2 4 50.0%
6  Uruguay 4 1 2 1 5 5 0 4 50.0%
7  Peru 4 1 2 1 4 5 −1 4 50.0%
8  Paraguay 4 1 1 2 2 7 −5 3 37.5%
Eliminated in the First Stage
9  Chile 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2 33.3%
10  Bolivia 3 0 2 1 1 2 −1 2 33.3%
11  Venezuela 3 0 2 1 6 11 −5 2 33.3%
12  United States 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1 16.7%

References

  1. ^ "Copa América Best Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 1 February 2015.

External links

1993 Copa América Final

The 1993 Copa América Final was the final match of the 1993 Copa América. It was held on July 4, 1993, in Guayaquil. Argentina won the match 2–1 against Mexico. This was the first time a non-CONMEBOL nation played in a Copa América final.

Argentina won the Copa América for the 14th time, and defended their title.

1993 Copa América squads

Below are the rosters for the 1993 Copa América tournament in Ecuador, from 15 June to 4 July 1993. The competition featured the debut of two teams (Mexico and the United States) and as a result the tournament format changed to one with three groups of four teams each.

Alexis García

Alexis Enrique García Vega (born 21 July 1960) is a Colombian retired football midfielder. He is currently the manager of Deportivo Pasto in the Categoría Primera A.

Alicio Solalinde

Alicio Ignacio Solalinde Miers (born February 1, 1952) is a former football defender that now works as a coach.

Arturo Salah

Arturo Salah Cassani (born 4 December 1949) is a Chilean former footballer and manager. Since January 2016 he is the president of Asociación Nacional de Fútbol Profesional.

Benjamín Galindo

Benjamín Galindo Marentes (born December 11, 1960 in Tierra Blanca, Zacatecas), nicknamed El Maestro (The Master), is a Mexican former footballer. He participated with the national team in the 1994 FIFA World Cup.

Guillermo Muñoz

Guillermo Muñoz Ramírez (born 20 October 1961 in Monterrey) is a retired Mexican football defender, who was nicknamed "El Turbo". He has 20 caps for the Mexico national team between 1987 and 1993, and on the squad at the 1993 Copa América. He made his debut on 17 January 1987.

Gustavo Zapata

Gustavo Miguel Zapata (born 15 October 1967 in Saladillo) is a retired Argentine footballer who played as a midfielder. He played for the Argentine national team at the 1991 Copa América in Chile, the 1993 Copa América in Ecuador, and in 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Juan Hernández (footballer)

Juan Hernández Ramírez (born 8 March 1965 in Mexico City) is a retired Mexican football defender. He obtained a total number of 36 caps for the Mexico national team between 1987 and 1993, and was a squad member at the 1993 Copa América. He made his debut on 17 March 1987. In 2009, during the Club América 93rd anniversary, Hernández Ramírez was inducted into the players hall of fame for being considered a talented player throughout the 1980s and 1990s although his league titles were limited to 1987-1988 and the 1988-1989 championships.

Luis Fernando Herrera

Luis Fernando Herrera Arango (born June 12, 1962 in Medellín, Colombia) is a retired football defender. He was capped 61 times and scored 1 international goal for Colombia between 1987 and 1996.

He is current head coach for Atlético Huila

Luis Musrri

Luis Eduardo Musrri Saravia (born 24 December 1969 in Mallarauco) is a former Chilean footballer and current coach of San Marcos de Arica.

Marco Antonio Figueroa

Marco Antonio Figueroa Montero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾko anˈtonjo fiɣeˈɾo.a]; born 21 February 1962) is a Chilean former footballer, currently manager for O'Higgins. He is commonly known as "El Fantasma" (Spanish word: "The phantom"). Figueroa played as a striker and spent the majority of his playing career at Mexico, after retiring in 1998, at the Chilean powerhouse Universidad Católica, aged 36.

Mario Lepe

Mario Enrique Lepe González (born 25 March 1965) is a retired Chilean footballer. He spent his entire career with Universidad Católica. He also represented the Chilean national side.

On 19 April 2012, Lepe was fired as coach after Universidad Católica failed to advance to the next stage of the Copa Libertadores.

Nelson Parraguez

Nelson Rodrigo Parraguez Riveros (born April 5, 1971) is a retired Chilean football midfielder who was capped 52 times for the Chilean national team between 1991 and 2001, including three games at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.Paraguez played most of his career for Universidad Católica where he won one league title and two Copa Chile.

He also played abroad for Necaxa of Mexico and Nueva Chicago of Argentina.

Rodrigo Barrera

Rodrigo Hernán Barrera Funes (born March 30, 1970) is a retired Chilean footballer.

Sergio Goycochea

Sergio Javier Goycochea (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈseɾxjo xaˈβjeɾ ɣoikoˈtʃea]; born 17 October 1963) is an Argentine former football goalkeeper and male model. He is best known for helping his country reach the 1990 FIFA World Cup Final with his penalty kick saves.

Stalin Rivas

Stalin José Rivas (born 5 August 1971 in San Félix, Venezuela) is a retired Venezuelan football midfielder.

Zetti

Armelino Donizetti Quagliato, best known as Zetti (born 10 January 1965 in Porto Feliz) is a Brazilian former association football goalkeeper and manager. He is a goalkeeping analyst for ESPN Brasil.

Ángel Fernández

Ángel Oswaldo Fernández Vernaza (born 2 August 1971) is an Ecuadorian footballer. He played 77 games for the Ecuador national team between 1991 and 2004.

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