2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
CityCarlos Barbosa
Dates1–9 February 2020
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (2nd title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Paraguay
Fourth place Venezuela
Tournament statistics
Matches played27
Goals scored119 (4.41 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Gadeia (8 goals)
Best goalkeeperBrazil Guitta
Fair play award Argentina
2016
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The 2020 South American Futsal World Cup qualifiers was a men's futsal tournament that was used as the South American qualifying tournament to determine the four CONMEBOL teams playing in the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup (originally 2020 but postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic) in Lithuania.[1][2][3] The tournament was held in Carlos Barbosa, Brazil between 1–9 February 2020.[4]

Brazil were the defending champions.

Champions Argentina, runners-up Brazil, third-placed Paraguay and fourth-placed Venezuela qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup as the CONMEBOL representatives.[5]

Teams

All ten CONMEBOL member national teams entered the tournament.

Team Previous best top-4 performance
 Argentina Champions (2012)
 Bolivia None
 Brazil (holders and hosts) Champions (2016)
 Chile None
 Colombia Fourth place (2012)
 Ecuador None
 Paraguay Runners-up (2012)
 Peru None
 Uruguay Fourth place (2016)
 Venezuela None

Note: Statistics start from 2012 when a separate qualifying tournament was held. Prior to 2012, the Copa América de Futsal was used as the CONMEBOL qualifying tournament for the FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Venues

The matches were played at the Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra in Carlos Barbosa.[4]

Draw

The draw of the tournament was held on 15 January 2020, 12:30 PYST (UTC−3), at the CONMEBOL headquarters in Luque, Paraguay.[6][7] The hosts and holders, Brazil, and the previous tournament's runners-up, Argentina, were seeded in Groups A and B respectively, while the other eight teams were divided into four pots based on their results in the 2016 qualifiers, and were drawn to the remaining group positions.[8]

Seeded Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Squads

Main article: 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL) squads

Group stage

The top two teams of each group advance to the knockout stage and qualify for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Tiebreakers

The ranking of teams in the first stage is determined as follows (Regulations Article 8):[9]

  1. Points obtained in all group matches (three points for a win, one for a draw, none for a defeat);
  2. Goal difference in all group matches;
  3. Number of goals scored in all group matches;
  4. Points obtained in the matches played between the teams in question;
  5. Goal difference in the matches played between the teams in question;
  6. Number of goals scored in the matches played between the teams in question;
  7. Fair play points in all group matches (only one deduction could be applied to a player in a single match):
    • Yellow card: −1 points;
    • Indirect red card (second yellow card): −3 points;
    • Direct red card: −4 points;
    • Yellow card and direct red card: −5 points;
  8. Drawing of lots.

All times local, BRT (UTC−3).[10]

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil (H) 4 4 0 0 21 0 +21 12 Knockout stage and
2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
2  Paraguay 4 3 0 1 11 5 +6 9
3  Colombia 4 2 0 2 9 9 0 6 Fifth place play-off
4  Peru 4 0 1 3 4 15 −11 1 Seventh place play-off
5  Ecuador 4 0 1 3 4 20 −16 1 Ninth place play-off
Source: CONMEBOL
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host
Brazil 3–0 Colombia
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Peru 2–2 Ecuador
  • Barrantes Goal
  • Ramírez Goal
Report
  • Quintilla Goal
  • Izquierdo Goal
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Brazil 2–0 Paraguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Colombia 5–1 Ecuador
  • Caro Goal
  • Gómez Goal
  • Díaz Goal
  • Giraldo Goal
  • Sánchez Goal
Report
  • Caicedo Goal
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Peru 1–3 Colombia
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Ecuador 1–2 Paraguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Brazil 11–0 Ecuador
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Peru 1–5 Paraguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Paraguay 4–1 Colombia
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Brazil 5–0 Peru
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 4 4 0 0 14 3 +11 12 Knockout stage and
2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
2  Venezuela 4 3 0 1 12 5 +7 9
3  Uruguay 4 2 0 2 7 10 −3 6 Fifth place play-off
4  Chile 4 1 0 3 11 11 0 3 Seventh place play-off
5  Bolivia 4 0 0 4 1 16 −15 0 Ninth place play-off
Source: CONMEBOL
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Uruguay 2–0 Bolivia
  • Sosa Goal
  • Navarro Goal
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Argentina 2–1 Venezuela
  • Vaporaki Goal
  • Trípodi Goal
Report
  • Viamonte Goal
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Venezuela 3–0 Bolivia
  • Viamonte Goal
  • Vidal Goal
  • Fernández Goal
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Argentina 4–1 Chile
  • Taborda Goal
  • Brandi Goal
  • Tripodi Goal
  • Basile Goal
Report
  • Martínez Goal
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Uruguay 1–5 Venezuela
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Chile 6–1 Bolivia
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Uruguay 3–2 Chile
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Argentina 5–0 Bolivia
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Chile 2–3 Venezuela
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa
Argentina 3–1 Uruguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Knockout stage

In the knockout stage, extra time and penalty shoot-out would be used to decide the winner if necessary (no extra time would be used in the play-offs for third to tenth place).[9]

Bracket

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
8 February
 
 
 Brazil3
 
9 February
 
 Venezuela0
 
 Brazil1
 
8 February
 
 Argentina3
 
 Argentina2
 
 
 Paraguay0
 
Third place play-off
 
 
9 February
 
 
 Venezuela2
 
 
 Paraguay6

Semi-finals

Brazil 3–0 Venezuela
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Argentina 2–0 Paraguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Ninth place play-off

Ecuador 2–0 Bolivia
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Seventh place play-off

Peru 1–1 Chile
Report
Penalties
4–5
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Fifth place play-off

Colombia 4–0 Uruguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Third place play-off

Venezuela 2–6 Paraguay
Report
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Final

Brazil 1–3 Argentina
Pito Goal Report
  • Cristian Borruto Goal
  • Constantino Vaporaki Goal
  • Pablo Taborda Goal
Centro de Eventos Sérgio Luiz Guerra, Carlos Barbosa

Final ranking

Teams qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
Rank Team
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Argentina
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Brazil
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Paraguay
4  Venezuela
5  Colombia
6  Uruguay
7  Chile
8  Peru
9  Ecuador
10  Bolivia

Qualified teams for FIFA Futsal World Cup

The following four teams from CONMEBOL qualified for the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Team Qualified on Previous appearances in FIFA Futsal World Cup1
 Brazil 5 February 2020[11] 8 (1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
 Venezuela 6 February 2020[11] 0 (Debut)
 Argentina 6 February 2020[11] 8 (1989, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
 Paraguay 6 February 2020[11] 6 (1989, 1992, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
1 Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year.

References

  1. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup 2020 – slot allocation" (PDF). FIFA.com. 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ "La Dirección de Competiciones de Selecciones presentó su calendario de torneos del primer semestre 2020". CONMEBOL.com. 28 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Bureau of the FIFA Council decisions on FIFA events". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 12 May 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Eliminatórias". CBFS.com.br. 12 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Sudamérica tiene a sus representantes para Lituania 2020" (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 8 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Este miércoles 15 de enero se sortea la CONMEBOL Futsal, Eliminatorias Sudamericanas". CONMEBOL.com. 14 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Se sorteó la CONMEBOL Futsal, Eliminatorias Sudamericanas". CONMEBOL.com. 15 January 2020.
  8. ^ "¡Únete a la transmisión del sorteo de grupos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas de Futsal!". YouTube. 15 January 2020.
  9. ^ a b "Reglamento Futsal Eliminatorias Sudamericanas Brasil 2020" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.
  10. ^ "Fixture" (PDF). CONMEBOL.com.
  11. ^ a b c d "South American quartet seal qualification to Lithuania 2020". FIFA.com. 5 February 2020. Archived from the original on February 6, 2020.