Category Archives: Copa America 2011

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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Mid-Day Ticker: Essien suffers knee injury, Villa nearing Given deal and more

All of the optimism surrounding Chelsea after its hiring of manager Andre Villas-Boas appears to have subsided a bit after what appears to be a serious injury to a key player. Midfielder Michael Essien reportedly ruptured knee ligaments in training … Continue reading »

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Argentina’s Copa struggles continue in draw vs. Colombia

  Argentina has an envious cast of players that most national teams could only dream of having, but that collection of world-class talent once again failed to perform for the albiceleste. Argentina tied Colombia, 0-0, on Wednesday night, leaving the … Continue reading »

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