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Argentina Crush Paraguay 6-1, Set Up Title Clash with Hosts Chile on Saturday at Santiago

 July 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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Argentina reserved their best Copa America performance for their semifinal against Paraguay at Concepcion’s Municipal Stadium. In a dazzling display, Angel di Maria scored twice after halftime but in two impressive set-ups by Lionel Messi within the first 30 minutes, Argentina had already taken a 2-0 lead from goals by Marcos Rojo and Javier Pastore. […]

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Copa America Final

Hosts Chile Beat Peru to Storm Into Copa America Final After 28 Years

 June 30, 2015   R K Gupta

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Along with Venezuela and Ecuador, Chile is the only team, which has never won the South American championship. Going into the semifinal clash with Peru at Santiago on Monday, Chile were the favorites on form, team strength and home advantage. They had a great run in the group stage and the knock-out phase. Of all […]

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Brazil Go Out of Copa America After Losing to Paraguay in Penalty Shoot-out

 June 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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Argentina must be relieved to have avoided a semifinal showdown with arch-rivals Brazil. In a dramatic game on Saturday, Paraguay first equalized from a penalty award and then benefitted from the penalty misses by Everton Ribeiro and Douglas Costa, when the match went to the penalty shoot-out. It was the second consecutive time that Paraguay […]

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Copa America Semifinals

Argentina Chile and Peru Enter 2015 Copa America Semifinals

 June 27, 2015   R K Gupta

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In a hard-fought quarterfinal on Friday June 26, 2015, Argentina edged out Colombia on penalties to inch one step closer to the title contention in the 44th edition of Copa America, which is the main international football tournament for the national teams in South America. Earlier on June 24, 2015 hosts Chile also made it […]

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