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Flying feet, tattoos and chicken masks: Copa América 2019 – in pictures

Five years after hosting the World Cup, Brazil again was home to a major competition; this time the Copa América with 12 teams competing over 26 matches. Chris Brunskill is one of a few European photographers that headed to South America to cover the t…

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Flying feet, tattoos and chicken masks: Copa América 2019 – in pictures

Five years after hosting the World Cup, Brazil again was home to a major competition; this time the Copa América with 12 teams competing over 26 matches. Chris Brunskill is one of a few European photographers that headed to South America to cover the t…

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Lionel Messi gets controversial red card but Argentina beat Chile

Lionel Messi was sent off before half-time as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a scrappy and bad-tempered Copa América third-place play-off in São Paulo.The match was 34 minutes old when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own go…

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What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson

The thought that VAR may end dispute over decisions has proved laughably misguided, if anything football is more controversial than everThere was a time before VAR. There may be a time after VAR. But this is the age of VAR and nothing can ever happen b…

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Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat

• Argentina captain complained of ‘crazy officiating’ after 2-0 loss• Player stated ‘referee was on their side in every dispute’Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa América with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Brazi…

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Brazil 2-0 Argentina | Copa América semi-final match report

Brazil will face Chile or Peru in Sunday’s finalLionel Messi’s international title drought continuesAs it happened: John Brewin’s minute-by-minute reportBrazil advanced to the Copa América final with a 2-0 win over their old rivals Argentina in Belo Ho…

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Brazil v Argentina: Copa América semi-final – live!

Old rivals meet in Belo Horizonte for place in finalEmail John with your thoughts or tweet him @JohnBrewin_ 12.45am BST Back to Neymar, who might not be playing but will be watching in Belo, and it is rumoured he will be meeting up old oppo Lionel Mess…

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Argentina beat Venezuela to set up Copa America semi-final with Brazil

• Martínez and Lo Celso score for much-improved Argentina• Argentina to face Brazil in first Copa America clash since 2007Argentina delivered a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the Copa America quarter-finals and set up a mouth-wateri…

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Brazil and Argentina should fear Copa América giantkillings | Jonathan Wilson

Brazil face their old enemies Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Argentina have no cause for confidence against VenezuelaHello nemesis, old friend. For Brazil and Argentina, the Copa América quarter-finals feel as if they are playing out of a series of…

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Copa América: where the quarter-finals will be won and lost

Previews for the Brazil v Paraguay, Venezuela v Argentina, Colombia v Chile and Uruguay v Peru tiesBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredUnder the watchful eye of their expectant home fans, Brazil looked nervous in their first two matches of the tournament. …

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Bizarre sit-down protest during promotion play-off in Argentina – video

San Jorge de Tucaman players held a sit-down protest during a match against Alvarado de Mar del Plata in the second match of a promotion play-off in Argentina. The players protested against what they considered to be a bad performance by the referee, w…

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Sergio Agüero guides Argentina past Qatar to reach Copa América last eight

An early goal from Lautaro Martínez and a late second from Sergio Agüero gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Qatar on Sunday, a deserved victory that takes them into the Copa América quarter-finals to face Venezuela. Related: Brazil’s Roberto Firmino on targ…

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Argentina are floundering and the Messi problem is not the biggest one

Copa América struggles demonstrate that more important are a lack of leadership and shrinking pool of high-class talentThe only positive for Argentina, and it is a dubious one, is that it could have been worse. A draw against Paraguay means they will p…

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Lionel Messi penalty salvages Copa América point for Argentina

Spot kick cancels out Richard Sánchez opener Colombia qualify for quarter-finals with win over QatarLionel Messi scored from the penalty spot to salvage a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay in the Copa América as his side rode their luck to cling …

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Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa América Grou…

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The top transfer targets in action at the Copa América

Scouts should look out for Duván Zapata, Maxi Gómez, Giovani lo Celso, Rodrigo de Paul, Guillermo Maripan and Erick PulgarBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe Copa América kicks off on Friday night as the hosts face Bolivia in São Paulo, with fellow big…

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Argentina’s chaotic Copa América planning puts Brazil in driving seat | Jonathan Wilson

The hosts are tipped to win the tournament but, as we saw in 2014, the pressure of the home crowd can cause them problemsThe good news for Argentina is that Conmebol have handily arranged another Copa América for next year, one they will co-host with C…

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Argentina’s chaotic Copa América planning puts Brazil in driving seat | Jonathan Wilson

The hosts are tipped to win the tournament but, as we saw in 2014, the pressure of the home crowd can cause them problemsThe good news for Argentina is that Conmebol have handily arranged another Copa América for next year, one they will co-host with C…

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First professional women’s football contracts signed in Argentina

San Lorenzo de Almagro announce 15 contractsCampaigner Macarena Sánchez is the star signingThe Argentinian club San Lorenzo de Almagro have announced the signing of the country’s first professional women’s football contracts.It is a historic moment for…

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Gonzalo Higuaín retires from Argentina duty with final swipe at his critics

• Striker announces retirement ‘to the delight of many people’• ‘When you criticise someone maliciously, it hurts everyone’Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuaín has announced his retirement from international football, and taken a swipe at those who have cri…