Category Archives: Copa America 2011

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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Uruguay sets up match with Argentina after beating Mexico, Chile tops Peru

By FRANCO PANIZO Uruguay wasted a number of chances, but Alvaro Pereira's goal was enough to give Los Charruas a 1-0 win over Mexico and set up a mouth-watering quarterfinals match against Argentina. Pereira gave Uruguay three points in the … Continue reading »

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Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

Three spots in the U.S. Open cup semifinals will be claimed by the night's end, and the Copa America picture will clear up a bit as well, as Group C co-leaders Chile and Peru square off and Uruguay faces Mexico … Continue reading »

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Copa America Rewind: Argentina finally wins, Colombia takes Group A and more

By FRANCO PANIZO It took longer than expected, but Argentina finally had a reason to celebrate. Argentina recorded its first win of the Copa America, topping Costa Rica, 3-0, on Monday night in the final match of Group A. The … Continue reading »

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Copa America Rewind: Peru tops Mexico, Chile and Uruguay tie and more

By FRANCO PANIZO Peru's finishing may have been subpar, but that didn't stop Sergio Markarian's men from grabbing three points and a share of first place in Group C. Jose Paolo Guerrero scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win … Continue reading »

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