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July, 2019

  • 8 July

    Brazil Beat Peru To End 12-Year  Copa America Title Wait

    Ten-man Brazil emerged champions of this year’s Copa America on home soil after beating Peru 3-1 in Sunday’s final. Gremio’s Everton Soares, Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City and Everton’s Richarlison, were all on target for Brazil while Jose Paolo Guerrero got Peru’s goal. It was Brazil’s ninth Copa America title …

  • 3 July

    Copa America: Messi Blames Referee, VAR for Argentina’s Semi-final Defeat

    Copa America: Messi Blames Referee, VAR for Argentina’s Semi-final Defeat

    Lionel Messi, Argentina captain, has blamed poor referring and the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), for his team’s defeat to Brazil in the semi-final of the Copa America on Tuesday night. Argentina were impressive and had 10 more shots at Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker, than the hosts. The Albiceleste also hit …

  • 2 July

    Copa America: Argentina Clash Giving Me Sleepless Nights – Tite

    Brazil coach, Tite, has said that he has lost sleep ahead of his team’s semifinal clash on against arch-rivals, Argentina, at the Mineirao Stadium, in the ongoing Copa America championship on Tuesday. Tite has already played against Argentina three times, recording two wins and one loss. But the outcome seems …

June, 2019

  • 29 June

    Copa America: Argentina Set Up Semi-final Clash Against Brazil

    Lautaro Martinez and Giovani Lo Celso were on target for Argentina as they beat Venezuela 2-0 to set up a mouth-watering Copa America semi-final against hosts, Brazil. Martinez’s 10th-minute finish was his sixth goal for the Albiceleste in 10 international appearances. Argentina were lacklustre in the second half, but Lo …

  • 28 June

    Jesus Lifts Brazil Into Copa America Semi-final

    Gabriel Jesus scored the winning spot-kick in a tense penalty shoot-out against Paraguay on Thursday, as Brazil qualified for the Copa America semi-finals. Paraguay had beaten Brazil twice before in 2011 and 2015 at the same stage on penalties in the competition. Chelsea winger, Willian, came closest to scoring in …

  • 23 June

    Copa America: Brazil Crush Peru To Secure Q/final Spot

    Copa America: Brazil Crush Peru To Book Q/final Spot

    Hosts Brazil thumped Peru 5-0 on Saturday, to cruise into the Copa America quarter-final.  The rampaging Tite’s men took the lead after 12 minutes, when Casemiro was on hand to nod home after a goalmouth scramble. Roberto Firmino doubled Brazil’s lead seven minutes later, after Peru’s goalkeeper, Pedro Gallese, made …

  • 19 June

    Copa America: Venezuela Frustrate Brazil To Goalless Draw

    Brazil were held to a 0-0 draw by Venezuela in the Copa America on Tuesday night, in a game that saw a late Philippe Coutinho goal ruled out by the VAR. Coutinho thought he had taken Brazil to the quarter-finals in the 87th minute, when he squeezed in a finish …

  • 7 June

    Willian Replaces Injured Neymar In Brazil’s Copa America Squad

    Willian Replaces Injured Neymar In Brazil’s Copa America Squad

    Chelsea forward, Willian, has been called up to replace Neymar in Brazil’s Copa America squad, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday. Neymar injured his ankle during a 2-0 friendly win against Qatar on Thursday, ruling him out of the tournament to be hosted on home soil. Willian, 30, …

  • 7 June

    Neymar Gives Statement To Brazilian Police Over Rape Allegation

    Neymar Gives Statement To Brazilian Police Amid Rape Allegation

    Brazil football star, Neymar, has provided statement to police in Rio de Janeiro, over a rape allegation, his lawyers say on Friday. The Paris Saint-Germain forward has denied raping his accuser, Najila Trindade, at a hotel in Paris on May 15, 2019. Trindade filed the allegation last Friday, telling a …

  • 6 June

    Brazil’s Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America With Ankle Injury

    Brazil’s Neymar Ruled Out Of Copa America With Ankle Injury

    Brazil star, Neymar, will not play for his country in 2019 Copa America after rupturing a ligament in his ankle during the side’s 2-0 win over Qatar in a friendly match in Brasilia. The 27-year-old, who was stripped of the Brazilian captaincy last month, limped off after 17 minutes. Everton …

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