This is the overview page for the 2011 Copa América in Argentina.The 2011 Copa América is the 43rd edition of the oldest continental championship in world football. Argentina host the event for the first time since 1987 and for the ninth time overall.
Brazil will qualify for the 2013 Confederations Cup as hosts so whichever of the remaining CONMEBOL associations finishes the highest in Copa América 2011 will also qualify for the tournament.
Aside from the ten CONMEBOL representatives there are two invited teams. Mexico will compete in their 8th consecutive Copa América as invitees and Japan were picked as the other invitee replacing the United States who sent an embarassingly understrength team to the 2007 event. Japan formally withdrew from the tournament in May 2011, they were soon replaced by Costa Rica, who have played three times previosly in the event (1997, 2001, 2004).
Group A - Full details
Group B - Full details
Group C - Full details
Colombia vs Peru 0-2 (after extra-time)
Argentina vs Uruguay 1-1 (Uruguay win on penalties)
Brazil vs Paraguay 0-0 (Paraguay win on penalties)
Chile vs Venezuela 1-2
Peru vs Uruguay 0-2
Paraguay vs Venezuela 0-0 (Paraguay win on penalties)
3rd place playoff
Peru vs Venezuela 4-1
Paraguay vs Uruguay 0-3