The Copa America gave plenty of clues for the 2022 World Cup hopes of winners Brazil, Lionel Messi's Argentina and South America's other nations.
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Argentina played their best football of the tournament as Chile battled the sands of time, but one incident dominates the postmatch discussions.
Argentina secured third place at the Copa America with a 2-1 victory over Chile in an eventful consolation playoff that saw Lionel Messi sent off.
An angry Lionel Messi suggested "corruption" was to blame for his sending off in Argentina's 2-1 third-place playoff victory over Chile at the Copa.
Few would have predicted such a one-sided Copa America semifinal, but Peru bore little resemblance to the side that struggled in previous games.
Peru advanced to the final of the Copa America and a date with hosts Brazil after beating reigning champions Chile 3-0 on Wednesday.
Copa America semifinals: Pressure on Brazil and Argentina, while Chile and Peru play with house money
The Copa America semifinals (live on ESPN+) are a contrast. In one, neither team dares lose. In the other, both sides are just happy to be there.
Reinaldo Rueda's tweaks have breathed new life into an ageing Chile side and positioned the Copa America holders to defy Father Time one last time.
Chile had two goals cancelled due to VAR and thus scratched out a penalty shoot-out win over Colombia, who see their Copa America run fizzle out.
Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semifinals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout.
While James Rodriguez and Alexis Sanchez are at the Copa America, both know that their international form will have a big say on their club careers.
We are down to the final eight teams in the Copa America. Here is the lowdown on each of the four quarterfinal clashes (all live on ESPN+).
The phony war of the Copa America group phase is over. Tim Vickery previews all four quarterfinals, including a very familiar Brazil-Paraguay game.
Copa America organisers said they believe the tournament in Brazil is running smoothly despite empty seats and criticism of the pitches.
Argentina and Chile will meet in the U.S. for the first time since Argentina's fateful 4-2 loss to Chile on penalty kicks at the Copa America 2016.
Chile's coach Reinaldo Rueda did all he could with his ageing squad, but give credit to Uruguay's star duo of Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez.
A late header from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over Copa America holders Chile on Monday which saw them snatch top spot in Group C.
Chile manager Reinaldo Rueda says both Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal are in a fitness race to face Uruguay in their Group C finale on Monday.