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Copa America 2015 Semi finals: Argentina will look to leave no stones unturned against Brazil-crusher Paraguay, Preview and Prediction

Paraguay showed that they have class and consistency when they defeated Brazil in the quarter finals of Copa America – again. Like the last edition in 2011, this edition also saw both the teams pass 90 minutes with equal score line – 1-1 this year unlike a goalless draw in 2011. However, Ramon Diaz’s side executed a great penalty shootout ...

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Copa America 2015 Quarter final fixtures: Chile has edge over Uruguay in first QF, Preview, Prediction, TV and Live Streaming

It was only a few weeks before when Copa America 2015 started. But now the South American continental cup has reached the quarter finals stage with expectantly the best eight teams left. It was a roller-coaster of a tournament already, and one might think what else is left. Well, a lot to answer honestly. Three of the biggest names in ...

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Neymar-minus Brazil reaches last 8 after win over Venezuela

The highly anticipated clash between Columbia and Brazil took a different direction when first – Brazil lost 0-1 to Columbia with Neymar totally off-colour almost throughout the match, and second – the physical fight between Carlos Bacca of Columbia and Neymar that saw both of them receive red cards from the referee after the game. Neymar was seen to hit ...

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Colombia edges past Brazil, defeats them 23 years after

Thursday’s encounter between Brazil and Columbia was expected to be tight from the perspective of producing a good show but Columbia surprisingly conquered the match, leaving the five-time world champions with only two real chances that they obviously missed, conceding a 0-1 defeat. Columbia was placed third in Group C, going into Thursday’s clash against Brazil. They were not counted ...

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Copa America 2015: Argentina vs Uruguay, Preview, Prediction, Venue, Timing, TV Info, Live Streaming Information

On Tuesday, Copa America 2015 will see the face-off between two of the most successful and power houses of football of Latin America as defending champions Uruguay takes on last year’s World Cup finalists, Argentina. Led by the little magician, Lionel Messi, Argentina will look to avenge their 2011 Copa America loss to Uruguay that snatched away their chance of ...

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Messi says there is no rivalry between him and Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the two names that make the whole football world go gaga over them. They have been dominating the sport since 2008 and are widely regarded as two of the best players of the world. Their worth could well be felt if one tries to imagine Barcelona and Real Madrid without Messi and Ronaldo, respectively. ...

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Firmino is set to move to Old Trafford after medical tests

After failing to capture Catalan Dani Alves, and being tangled up in the ongoing mission to recruit Raheem Sterling from Liverpool, Manchester United is reported to have agreed terms with Brazilian Roberto Firmino. The 23-year-old Hoffenheim player has shown notable performances in Bundesliga last season, certainly impressing United’s manager Louis Van Gaal. Firmino was under a constant watch for Van ...

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Copa America 2015: Preview, Schedule, Live Streaming, Venue

Top players from South America have gathered in Santiago as the 44th edition of the South American Championship is all set to start fromThursday, June 11. The tournament that is organized by South America’s football governing body, CONMEBOL will 10 teams participate along with two invitees from CONCACAF, Jamaica and Mexico. Jamaica got the opportunity to play in the tournament ...

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Football Transfer News Round Up: Palmeiras part ways with Lucio

Former Brazil captain Lucio has left football club Palmeiras by mutual consent. The 36-year-old centre-back struggled for form and fitness after signing a two-year deal with the Sao Paulo outfit early last year. He played 36 matches for the eight-time Serie A champions and scored two goals, reports Xinhua. Capped 106 times for Brazil, Lucio captained the ‘Selecao’ to victory at ...

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