Copa America

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Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Gabriel Mercado

Argentina beat Venezuela 4-1 to reach Copa America semi-final

Lionel Messi became Argentina’s joint record scorer as they beat Venezuela 4-1 to set up a Copa America semi-final against host nation the United States. Gonzalo Higuain’s double and Luis Manuel Seijas’ embarrassing penalty miss put the Albiceleste in control at half-time in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Messi made it three – matching Gabriel Batistuta’s tally of […]

Chile hammer Mexico 7-0 to set up a semi-final clash with Colombia

Eduardo Vargas scored a staggering four goals, with Alexis Sanchez also grabbing a goal, while Edson Puch grabbed the first and last goal of the rout, leaving Mexico in tatters. Despite Chile being defending Copa America champions, they began as the underdogs to a Mexican side on a 22-match unbeaten run. Chile appeared to have […]

Colombia reach Copa America semi-finals after beating Peru on penalties

Colombia reached the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario after beating Peru 4-2 on penalty shootout  at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Friday  17th June, 2016. Colombia had the better chances before stoppage time until Peru defender Christian Ramos threatened a dramatic winner. The two teams played out a low-key goalless draw within […]
USA defeat Ecuador

USA defeat Ecuador 2-1 to reach Copa America semi-finals

SEATTLE: Clint Dempsey struck again as the United States powered through to the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario on Thursday in a stormy 2-0 win over Ecuador that saw both sides finish with 10 men. Dempsey scored his third goal in as many games for Jurgen Klinsmann’s side at CenturyLink Field, pouncing on 22 […]
Argentina top group, Chile advance

Argentina top group, Chile advance

Chile advanced to the Copa America quarter-finals on Tuesday after two goals in the first half from Eduardo Vargas and two in the second from Alexis Sanchez gave them a 4-2 win over Panama, while Argentina took top spot by beating Bolivia 3-0 in Group D. Defending champions Chile will play Mexico in the next […]

Brazil hammer hapless Haiti 7-1 in Copa America massacre

Philippe Coutinho grabbed a hat-trick as Brazil ramped up their Copa America campaign with a resounding 7-1 win over a hapless Haiti on Wednesday. Renato Augusto scored a brace and substitutes Lucas Lima and Gabriel also goaled for Brazi, while James Marcelin put in Haiti’s consolation goal. The scoreline — identical to Brazil’s nightmare 7-1 defeat by Germany in […]

2016 Copa America Centenario Preview and Fixtures

With all people anxious to watch the Copa America 2016 in USA, we look at the history of the competition and how it has been won by different countries. Copa America is an international soccer competition to determine the continental champions of South America. It was started in 1910 as the one-off Copa CentenarioRevolución de […]