Copa America

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

07/07/2019
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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.

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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 stage Date(s)
Group stage June 14 - June 24
Quarter-finals June 27 - June 29
Semi-finals July 2 - 3
Third-place play-off July 6
Final July 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.  

Date Match Kick-off time Venue
Jul 7 Brazil 3-1 Peru 9pm BST / 4pm ET Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
Jul 6 Argentina 2-1 Chile 8pm BST / 3pm ET Arena 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.

Date Match Kick-off time Venue
Jul 2 Brazil 2-0 Argentina 1:30am BST / 8:30pm ET Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Jul 3 Chile 0-3 Peru 1:30am BST / 8:30pm ET Arena 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.

Date Match Kick-off time Venue
Jun 27 Brazil 0-0 (4-3 pens) Paraguay 1:30am BST / 8:30pm ET Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre
Jun 28 Argentina 2-0 Venezuela 8pm BST / 3pm ET Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
Jun 29 Colombia 0-0 (4-5 pens) Chile 12am BST / 7pm ET Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo
Jun 29 Uruguay 0-0 (4-5 pens) Peru 8pm BST / 3pm ET Itaipava 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

Team Confederation
Argentina CONMEBOL
Bolivia CONMEBOL
Brazil CONMEBOL
Chile CONMEBOL
Colombia CONMEBOL
Ecuador CONMEBOL
Paraguay CONMEBOL
Peru CONMEBOL
Uruguay CONMEBOL
Venezuela CONMEBOL
Japan AFC
Qatar AFC

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


Pos Team Pld W D L GD Pts
1 Brazil (H) 🇧🇷     3 2 1 0 +8 9
2 Venezuela 🇻🇪 3 1 2 0 +2 5
3 Peru 🇵🇪 3 1 1 1 -3 4
4 Bolivia 🇧🇴 3 0 0 3 -7 0

Group A Fixtures

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

Group B tables, fixtures & results


Pos Team Pld W D L GD Pts
1 Colombia 🇨🇴 3 3 0 0 +4 9
2 Argentina 🇦🇷  3 1 1 1 0 4
3 Paraguay 🇵🇾 3 0 2 1 -1 2
4 Qatar 🇶🇦 3 0 1 2 -3 1

Group B Fixtures

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

Group C tables, fixtures & results


Pos Team Pld W D L GD Pts
1 Uruguay 🇺🇾 3 2 1 0 +5 7
2 Chile 🇨🇱 3 2 0 1 +4 6
3 Japan 🇯🇵 3 0 2 1 -4 2
4 Ecuador 🇪🇨 3 0 1 2 -5 1

Group C Fixtures

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

Copa America 2019 hosts


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

Stadium City Capacity
Estadio do Maracana Rio de Janeiro 74,738
Estadio do Morumbi Sao Paulo 67,428
Estadio Mineirao Belo Horizonte 58,170
Arena do Gremio Porto Alegre 55,662
Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova Salvador 51,900
Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo 49,205

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?


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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.