Five stars of Copa América 2015 you (probably) won’t have heard of

Christian Cueva

Copa América 2015 draws to a close this weekend with hosts Chile and pre-tournament favourites Argentina desperate to end their barren runs in the competition when the neighbouring nations meet in the final in Santiago on Saturday night. We’ve seen some … Continue reading

Argentina thrash Paraguay to reach Copa América 2015 Final

Angel Di Maria

Argentina crushed the 2011 runners up Paraguay 6-1 to progress to the final of the 2015 Copa América where they will meet tournament hosts Chile. Marcos Rojo and Javier Pastore put the 14-time winners in control but substitute Lucas Barrios … Continue reading

Brazil out in the quarters as Paraguay progress on penalties

Paraguay celebrate

Brazil are eliminated from the Copa América at the quarter-final stage after losing 3-2 on penalties to Paraguay following a 1-1 draw. Derlis González scored an equalising penalty in normal time and scored the winning goal in the shootout to … Continue reading

Argentina through to semi-finals as Tevez wins shoot-out

Argentina win the shoot-out

Argentina are through to the last four of the Copa América winning 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw with Colombia in normal time. After a goalless draw over 90 breathless minutes, the game headed straight for spot-kicks. Both sides netted … Continue reading

Chile in Copa América semi-finals as holders Uruguay crash out

Chile celebrate scoring

Chile have qualified for the semi-finals of the Copa América after a tempestuous 1-0 win over defending champions Uruguay. Mauricio Isla scored the only goal of the game in the 81st minute to send Jorge Sampaoli’s men through with the … Continue reading

Liverpool swoop to sign Brazil’s Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino joins Liverpool

Liverpool have made their first major move in this summer’s transfer window after agreeing to sign Brazil striker Roberto Firmino for a fee of around £29m. The Seleção striker is currently on international duty at this summer’s Copa América in … Continue reading

Is Mexico’s Jesús ‘Tecatito’ Corona a Manchester City transfer target?

Mexico came and went from Copa América 2015 with the blink of an eye, as they became the first team to be eliminated from the competition, finishing bottom of Group A. Two draws and a defeat was never going to … Continue reading

Copa América 2015 Quarter-final Preview: Messi’s Argentina face Falcao’s Colombia

The group stage of Copa América 2015 was completed on Sunday night, with Brazil’s 2-1 victory confirming their place in the last eight of the competition. Mexico, Ecuador, Jamaica and Venezuela have all been eliminated, so here’s how we’re shaping up in … Continue reading