Chile and Peru are measurably two of the best teams in the Copa America 2015 version and it is genuinely nothing unexpected that they will be confronting one another in the semifinal clash. Both sides gloat off the main two best scorers in the rivalries so far in the individual of Arturo Vidal for Chile and Paolo Guerrero for Peru with three goals each. The match will be played at the Estadio Nacional in Chile’s capital city of Santiago, the home stadium of La Roja. The backing of the home crowd ought to again lift the group match in the challenge.
Chile’s home court advantage and Peru’s grittiness will help both squads beat contest each other in this [...]
Lionel Messi refuses Man Of the Match at Copa America 2015 owing to the fact that Argentina didn’t play very well opposite Paraguay.
The Argentina captain Messi declined the man of the match award for his side’s 2-2 draw against Paraguay on the grounds that he was angry with how his group discarded a two-goal lead in their Copa America opener.
Messi was enter in the manufacture up to Sergio Aguero’s strike and scored Argentina’s second from the punishment spot, yet missed risks in the second half to put the amusement out of Paraguay’s range and was in no temperament for a photograph call taking after the last shriek on Saturday.
Colombia had their best ever complete at a World Cup 12 months back by coming to the quarter finals in Brazil, & they will be sure of another profound run this time around as they pursue a second Copa achievement. With world class play maker James Rodriguez and strikers Radamel Falcao, Jackson Martinez and Carlos Bacca to browse, Jose Pekerman will accept that his side can outscore anybody on the day.
Their unparalleled triumph in the Copa came 14 years prior on home turf, while at the last competition in Argentina, Los Cafeteros completed over the hosts in the gathering stage however then endured an astonishment additional time thrashing to Peru in the [...]
“The hurt of not winning the World Cup last year is still there,” said Argentina defender Ezequiel Garay.
“We were so close but we fell just short. It was very tough for us all to take.”
Last year’s World Cup final featured a South American side that many felt was the team of destiny. It was not meant to be. Argentina continued its international struggles on the world’s biggest stage and will now look to settle for the consolation prize. A very substantial one. But is it really that [...]