Chile win The Copa América!

Chile win The Copa América!

Chile won their first Copa América in their history after a putting in determined performance during the game before drubbing Argentina 4-1 in the penalty shoot out, Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez scoring the winner. Chile started the game brightly taking the game wide and pressing forward repeatedly. Despite this Argentina had the best chances in the early going with both Aguero and Di Maria having opportunities to open the scoring in the first half. After Di…

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Messi shines in Chile

Messi shines in Chile

At half-time in this Copa América semi-final it seemed as if La Albirroja could replicate their Group Stage comeback against Argentina but four more goals from La Albiceleste together with a world-class performance from Lionel Messi sealed their place in the Final against host nation Chile. Argentina made a strong start to the game with a goal in the 15th minute when Marcos Rojo got on the end of a Messi free kick and redirected…

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Hosts through to the Final

Hosts through to the Final

Eduardo Vargas’s double strike against a Peruvian side that had been playing with 10 men for 70 minutes was enough to take the hosts through to the Final in Santiago on Saturday afternoon. While it may be scant consolation to fans of Los Incas, who’ve seen their team fall at the last hurdle for two Copa Américas in a row, they should be proud of their team’s performance this year – especially given the short…

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Just one week to go in the Copa América!

Just one week to go in the Copa América!

After three weeks and thirteen games of thrilling action we’re down to the last week of the Copa América 2015 in Chile. The hosts are still there and a clear favorite to win their first silverware in Santiago – though Los Incas will certainly be looking to rain on their parade in the semi-final on Monday night. Peru, who finished third in the tournament in 2011 will hope that they can take advantage of the…

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