Category Archives: Copa America 2011

Copa America semifinals: A Look Ahead

By DAVID MOSSE Uruguay is now in the somewhat unenviable position of being regarded as the favorite to win the 2011 Copa America following a remarkable quarterfinal round that saw both Argentina and Brazil crash out on penalties. The Celeste … Continue reading »

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Copa America: Paraguay outdoes Brazil in penalties, Venezuela eliminates Chile

  By FRANCO PANIZO If you would've bet before the Copa America that neither Argentina nor Brazil would make the final, you likely would have been called delusional. That will be the case though, as Brazil lost 2-0 on penalty … Continue reading »

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Argentina eliminated on penalties to Uruguay, Peru stuns Colombia

By FRANCO PANIZO Not even homefield advantage was enough to help Argentina put an end to its trophy drought. Argentina was knocked out of the Copa America at the Santa Fe Stadium on Saturday night, losing to Uruguay, 5-4, in … Continue reading »

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Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

After unloading on Costa Rica in its final group stage match, Argentina heads into the knock-out rounds of Copa American looking like a team capable of winning the trophy. The first step in the knockout rounds will pit the 'Albiceleste' … Continue reading »

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Copa America: A look ahead to the quarterfinals

By DAVID MOSSE Argentina and Brazil may well end up meeting in the final of the 2011 Copa America as most people envisioned before the start of the tournament, but the days of the two countries towering over the competition … Continue reading »

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Brazil wins to claim Group B, Venezuela ties in thriller on final day of first round

By FRANCO PANIZO 12 combined goals, a last-second comeback and an assist from a goalkeeper. Those were just some of the highlights on an eventful Wednesday night as group play in the Copa America came to a close. Brazil took … Continue reading »

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