Copa America 2019: Hosts, draw, fixtures, results & everything you need to know

Philippe Coutinho Brazil Lionel Messi Argentina Alexis Sanchez Chile 2019 Copa AmericaGetty Images/Goal composite

The 46th edition of the Copa America took place this summer as South America's best teams fought it out for the continental crown.

Heavyweights of world football such as Argentina and Brazil were part of the fun, as well as the tournament's most successful team, Uruguay.

With some of the best players in the world on display, like Lionel Messi, the competition boasted a unique allure, with the continent's Joga Bonito philosophy strongly imbued.

Goal brings you everything you need to know, including when it is, teams involved, fixtures, results and more.


When is Copa America 2019?


The 2019 Copa America got under way on June 14 and ran for three weeks until the final on July 7 .

Group games finished on June 24 and there was a three-day break before knockout fixtures were played from June 27.

Copa America 2019 schedule

Tournament stageDate(s)
Group stageJune 14 - June 24
Quarter-finalsJune 27 - June 29
Semi-finalsJuly 2 - 3
Third-place play-offJuly 6
FinalJuly 7

Notably it will be the last Copa America tournament to be held on an odd year, with CONMEBOL initiating a change to the scheduling.

From 2020 on, the Copa America will follow the same calendar as UEFA's European Championship.


Copa America 2019 final and third-place match


Brazil claimed their first crown in over a decade in a competition that saw them beat out Peru for the title, while Argentina finished third.  

DateMatchKick-off timeVenue
Jul 7Brazil 3-1 Peru9pm BST / 4pm ETMaracana, Rio de Janeiro
Jul 6Argentina 2-1 Chile8pm BST / 3pm ETArena Corinthians, Sao Paulo

Copa America 2019 semi-finals


The last four turned up two tantalising clasicos. Hosts Brazil topped Superclasico de las Americas rivals Argentina on Tuesday in a heated contest, before Chile were bounced by Peru in an all-Pacific clash the following day.

DateMatchKick-off timeVenue
Jul 2Brazil 2-0 Argentina1:30am BST / 8:30pm ETEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Jul 3Chile 0-3 Peru1:30am BST / 8:30pm ETArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre

Copa America 2019 quarter-finals


Three of the quarter-final clashes ended 0-0 amid a host of VAR-disallowed goals, leaving penalties to decide which teams advanced. Argentina were the sole team to net during the phase, with Lautaro Martinez and Gio Lo Celso striking to down Venezuela.

DateMatchKick-off timeVenue
Jun 27Brazil 0-0 (4-3 pens) Paraguay 1:30am BST / 8:30pm ETArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
Jun 28Argentina 2-0 Venezuela 8pm BST / 3pm ETEstadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
Jun 29Colombia 0-0 (4-5 pens) Chile12am BST / 7pm ETArena Corinthians, Sao Paulo
Jun 29Uruguay 0-0 (4-5 pens) Peru8pm BST / 3pm ETItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Copa America 2019 group stage


The draw for the Copa 2019 was confirmed on January 24 , allocating the group stage of the 12 teams to participate in the competition.

Copa America 2019 teams

TeamConfederation
ArgentinaCONMEBOL
BoliviaCONMEBOL
BrazilCONMEBOL
ChileCONMEBOL
ColombiaCONMEBOL
EcuadorCONMEBOL
ParaguayCONMEBOL
PeruCONMEBOL
UruguayCONMEBOL
VenezuelaCONMEBOL
JapanAFC
QatarAFC

As you can see, there are 10 CONMEBOL representatives and two extra teams from the AFC, Qatar and Japan, who accepted invitations to take part .

It is the first Copa America not to feature any CONCACAF representatives since teams were first invited.


Group A tables, fixtures & results


PosTeamPldWDLGDPts
1Brazil (H) 🇧🇷     3210+89
2Venezuela 🇻🇪 3120+25
3Peru 🇵🇪 3111-34
4Bolivia 🇧🇴3003-70

Group A Fixtures

DateGameTime (UK / ET)Venue
June 14Brazil 3-0 Bolivia 1:30am / 8:30pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 15Venezuela 0-0 Peru 8pm / 3pmArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
June 18Bolivia 1-3 Peru 10:30pm / 5:30pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 18Brazil 0-0 Venezuela 1:30am / 8:30pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
June 22Peru 0-5 Brazil 8pm / 3pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 22Bolivia1-3 Venezuela 8pm / 3pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Group B tables, fixtures & results


PosTeamPldWDLGDPts
1Colombia 🇨🇴 3300+49
2Argentina 🇦🇷  311104
3Paraguay 🇵🇾3021-12
4Qatar 🇶🇦3012-31

Group B Fixtures

DateGameTime (UK / ET)Venue
June 15Argentina 0-2 Colombia 11pm / 6pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
June 16Paraguay 2-2 Qatar 8pm / 3pmEstadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
June 19Colombia 1-0 Qatar 10:30pm / 5:30pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 19Argentina 1-1 Paraguay 1:30am / 8:30pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
June 23Qatar 0-2 Argentina 8pm / 3pmArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
June 23Colombia 1-0 Paraguay 8pm / 3pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Group C tables, fixtures & results


PosTeamPldWDLGDPts
1Uruguay 🇺🇾 3210+57
2Chile 🇨🇱 3201+46
3Japan 🇯🇵3021-42
4Ecuador 🇪🇨3012-51

Group C Fixtures

DateGameTime (UK / ET)Venue
June 16Uruguay 4-0 Ecuador 11pm / 6pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
June 17Japan 0-4 Chile 12am / 7pmEstadio do Morumbi, Sao Paulo
June 20Uruguay 2-2 Japan 12am / 7pmArena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
June 21Ecuador 1-2 Chile 12am / 7pmItaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
June 24Chile 0-1 Uruguay 12am / 7pmEstadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
June 24Ecuador 1-1 Japan 12am / 7pmEstadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Copa America 2019 hosts


Maracana Brazil 2014 general view

Brazil hosted the 2019 edition of the tournament and it was their first time staging it since 1989.

It was the fifth time the Copa America was being held in Brazil, with the country previously hosting in 1919, 1922 and 1949, as well as 1989.

Copa America 2019 stadiums

StadiumCityCapacity
Estadio do MaracanaRio de Janeiro74,738
Estadio do MorumbiSao Paulo67,428
Estadio MineiraoBelo Horizonte58,170
Arena do GremioPorto Alegre55,662
Itaipava Arena Fonte NovaSalvador51,900
Arena CorinthiansSao Paulo49,205

Games took place in six stadiums across five cities, which you can see in the table above.

The opening match was played at Estadio do Morumbi - home of the team Sao Paulo - in Sao Paulo and the final took place at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.


Watch & live stream Copa America 2019


In the US, the tournament was broadcast in both Spanish and English, with Telemundo clinching the Spanish rights. ESPN offered coverage in English.

In 2016, the Copa America Centenario broadcasting rights were held by FOX and Univision in the US, while Premier Sports held the rights in the UK.


Who won the last Copa America?


Alexis Sanchez Chile Copa America 2016

Chile won the crown in 2016, their second in a row, and made it to the last four in 2019. 

Brazil claimed the 2019 crown with a 3-1 win over Peru in the final. 

Favourites Argentina were also among the last four, with controversy surrounding both the semi-final and the third-place matched they were involved in.