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Copa America 2019: Argentina Football Assocation lodges complaint with CONMEBOL over refereeing in Brazil defeat
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Copa America 2019: Argentina Football Assocation lodges complaint with CONMEBOL over refereeing in Brazil defeat

AFA president Claudio Tapia sent a six-page letter to CONMEBOL in support of the Argentinian team after Lionel Messi himself expressed anger against refereeing of Ecuadorian Roddy Zambrano.

Copa America 2019: Argentina crash out but have a future to build on; Brazil still not getting the right balance
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Copa America 2019: Argentina crash out but have a future to build on; Brazil still not getting the right balance

Copa America finally came to life with Brazil's 2-0 win over Argentina in the semi-finals. Despite the defeat, Argentina can take heart from progress made, something that cannot be said for Brazil.

Copa America 2019: No retirement on the cards for Lionel Messi after another heartbreak with Argentina
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Copa America 2019: No retirement on the cards for Lionel Messi after another heartbreak with Argentina

Lionel Messi has said he has no plans to retire from international football after yet another trophy-less run in a tournament. Argentina lost to Brazil in the Copa America.

Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus

Striker Jesus reckons Argentina will have it tough to breach the Brazilian defence which has not conceded a goal in four matches at the Copa America

Copa America 2019: Pedro Gallese denies Luis Suarez as Peru beat Uruguay on penalties to reach semis
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Copa America 2019: Pedro Gallese denies Luis Suarez as Peru beat Uruguay on penalties to reach semis

Peru goalkeeper Pedro Gallese was on hand to deny Luis Suarez and Uruguay a place in the Copa America semi-finals. Peru will take on Chile after reaching semis for third time in four editions.

Copa America 2019: Organisers 'satisfied' with use of VAR despite average stoppages of two and half minutes
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Copa America 2019: Organisers 'satisfied' with use of VAR despite average stoppages of two and half minutes

Average time per VAR intervention at Copa America stands at 146 seconds after the group stage. At the 2018 World Cup it was 80 seconds

Watch: Uruguay's Luis Suarez appeals for penalty for handball by Chile goalkeeper Gabriel Arias
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Watch: Uruguay's Luis Suarez appeals for penalty for handball by Chile goalkeeper Gabriel Arias

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez after rounding off the Chile goalkeeper, tried to chip him but the keeper made a save. Absurdly, Suarez then looked at the linesman and appealed for a handball.

Copa America 2019: South American football and tournament loses identity as Brazil stays away
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Copa America 2019: South American football and tournament loses identity as Brazil stays away

In a football mad Brazil, fans have stayed away from attending games owing to expensive tickets as saturation point hits with third Copa America in five years.

Copa America 2019: Alexis Sanchez winner sends Chile into quarter-finals after 2-1 win over Ecuador
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Copa America 2019: Alexis Sanchez winner sends Chile into quarter-finals after 2-1 win over Ecuador

Alexis Sanchez's 51st minute strike took Chile into the Copa America quarter-finals at the cost of Ecuador with a 2-1 win in Salvador.

Copa America 2019: Brazil clips Argentine Angel Di Maria's wings again in hopes of 100th cap
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Copa America 2019: Brazil clips Argentine Angel Di Maria's wings again in hopes of 100th cap

Angel Di Maria's current international form can be compared to the lows faced when Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final in Brazil.

Copa America 2019: Venezuela hold Brazil to goalless draw after controversial VAR decision denies Philippe Coutinho's late strike
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Copa America 2019: Venezuela hold Brazil to goalless draw after controversial VAR decision denies Philippe Coutinho's late strike

Coutinho thought he had fired Brazil into the quarter-finals in the 87th minute when he bundled home a finish from Everton Soares' driving run down the left wing at Salvador's Arena Fonte Nova Tuesday.

Copa America 2019: Eduardo Vargas scores brace as Chile begin title defence with emphatic win over Japan
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Copa America 2019: Eduardo Vargas scores brace as Chile begin title defence with emphatic win over Japan

Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defence of their Copa America crown with an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Japan in Sao Paulo on Monday.Erick Pulgar had opened the scoring for Chile in the first half before Vargas doubled the 2015 and 2016 champions' advantage with a deflected second-half strike.

Copa America 2019: Brazil midfielder Casemiro says his team can still win tournament despite Neymar's absence
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Copa America 2019: Brazil midfielder Casemiro says his team can still win tournament despite Neymar's absence

Star forward Neymar's injury absence changes nothing for Brazil at the Copa America, midfielder Casemiro said on Thursday, insisting that the hosts must triumph come what may.

Copa America 2019: Tournament organisers worried over slow ticket sales for two matches in Belo Horizonte
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Copa America 2019: Tournament organisers worried over slow ticket sales for two matches in Belo Horizonte

Copa America organisers say there have been slow sales for the match between Bolivia and Venezuela on 22 June and the match between Ecuador and Japan on 24 June.

Paris Saint-Germain confirm Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks due to ankle injury, club says no surgery required
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Paris Saint-Germain confirm Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks due to ankle injury, club says no surgery required

Neymar is expected to be sidelined for four weeks by the ankle injury that has ruled him out of the Copa America with Brazil, his club Paris Saint-Germain said on Saturday.

Richarlison hits brace in first full start to help Brazil end mini USA tour with 5-0 thrashing of El Salvador
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Richarlison hits brace in first full start to help Brazil end mini USA tour with 5-0 thrashing of El Salvador

Richarlison, making his first start for Brazil, produced two excellent strikes on 16 and 50 minutes to reward the faith shown in him by manager Tite.