Copa América 2011: Costa Rica & Peru win, Uruguay draw with Chile (video)

Thursday's and Friday's matches in the 2011 Copa América saw Costa Rica get a win in Group A which simplifies things slightly for Argentina (beat Costa Rica on Monday and the hosts are through), and saw Peru claim their first win of the competition, with a 1-0 win over Mexico's Olympic squad. In the high-calibre... Continue Reading →


Copa América 2011: Argentina splutter to another draw

Argentina's second performance in the 2011 Copa América they are hosting had to be better than the first, or people were going to start getting angry. Well, people are starting to get angry. Argentina were a side without imagination or thrust up front, and looked desperate at times in defence, where goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved... Continue Reading →

Tuesday is a day off after the opening round of games in the 2011 Copa América have seen everyone play once. You can find my thoughts on the tournament, of course, over on ESPNSoccernet, where I discuss how remarkably closely-fought the whole thing has been so far. Meanwhile on BT Life's A Pitch, aimed primarily... Continue Reading →

As kick off edges closer, now only just over three hours away, there's another preview of the Copa América by me; this time focussing more on the Argentine national team and how they're likely to line up, as well as a few of the issues surrounding the side. It's over on the excellent In Bed... Continue Reading →

As all readers will surely be aware, tonight at 21:45 Argentine time Bolivia will play the 700th international match in their history. Of arguably just as much importance, they'll be taking on the hosts, Argentina, in the opening match of the 43rd edition of football's oldest international tournament, the Copa América. I won't be at... Continue Reading →

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