Argentina march into Copa America finals after beating USA 4-0

Argentina beat the United States 4-0 in the first Copa America Centenario semifinal, with Lionel Messi scoring his 55th international goal to break Gabriel Batistuta’s record for the all time goal scorer for Argentina. Gerardo Martino’s team got on the scoresheet inside 3rd minutes, with Ezequiel Lavezzi heading home from a perfect Messi chip into the…

Chile 7-0 Mexico: Chile romp past Mexico

Eduardo Vargas scored four goals as Chile thrashed El Tri and onto the semis. Edson Puch and Alexis Sanchez completed the scoring. Up next: a game vs. Colombia in Chicago on Wednesday. Earlier, Argentina beat Venezuela 4-1. A historically bad night for Mexico is brought to a merciful close by the referee, who elects not…

Argentina ease past Venezuela to reach semis vs USA

Gonzalo Higuain scores two and Lionel Messi gets his 54th international goal as Argentina ease past Venezuela, who played well but missed a first-half penalty. Messi’s goal was his 54th for his country and matched Gabriel Batistuta’s national record.  As it happened: And we’re off! 1 min: We’re under way. It’s a lovely evening in…

Peru 0-0 Colombia (Colombia win 4-2 on penalties)

A thrilling finish to a match fought tooth and nail. Colombia advance to face the winner of Saturday’s match between Mexico and Chile. As it happened: 1 min: And we’re off! Colombia in all-white kits attacking left to right, Peru in all-red strips going the other way. 20 min: Peru on the counter-attack but Guerrero,…

Uruguay whip Jamaica 3-0

SANTA CLARA, California – Jamaica saved the worst performance for last in going down 0-3 to Uruguay in their farewell game at Copa America Centenario here inside Levi’s Stadium on Monday night.Already eliminated, Jamaica ended Group C at the foot of the four-team table pointless, behind Mexico and Venezuela on seven points, and Uruguay, who…

U.S. wins Group A after Costa Rica stuns Colombia

Clint Dempsey scored and the United States held on after losing DeAndre Yedlin to a red card early in the second half to beat Paraguay 1-0 and book a spot in the Copa America quarterfinals. After Dempsey scored in the first half in front of a large crowd in Philadelphia, the U.S. fought off a…

Mexico defeat Jamaica, advance to Copa America quarterfinals

PASADENA — Goals from Javier Hernandez and Oribe Peralta helped Mexico to a 2-0 victory over Jamaica and a place in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals on Thursday. Just over 83,00 fans packed into the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California as Hernandez moved to within one goal of leveling Jared Borgetti as Mexico’s all-time highest…