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With one year to go until the 2022 World Cup gets under way in Qatar, several nations have now booked their place – while others must face a nervous wait. A dramatic final round of fixtures in European qualifying drew to a close on Tuesday, with reigning world champions France and Gareth Southgate’s England among [...]

Copa America Moved To Brazil

Copa America 2021

The 2021 Copa America will be hosted by Brazil, after Argentina was stripped of the tournament just two weeks before it starts. The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said Argentina was removed as host because of the “present circumstances”. Argentina is currently experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases. “Conmebol thanks the president @jairbolsonaro and his [...]

Arsene Wenger has warned Chile against making a ‘suicidal decision’ with the fitness of Alexis Sanchez. The Arsenal forward was left out of the squad for Chile’s World Cup qualifier against Colombia after suffering a hamstring injury in training. However, the 27-year-old said on Wednesday that he hoped to be able to play next week [...]

Good news for Arsenal fans as Alexis Sanchez has been named the best player at the Copa America Centenario that Chile won, beating Argentina on penalties on Sunday. Sanchez looked back to his brilliant best during the competition, scoring twice in a must-win game against Panama that sent Chile through to the knockout stages, then [...]

World Cup Day 2: End Of An Era In Spain

The second day of the World Cup brought us our first surprise as holders Spain were taken apart 5-1 by Holland in a rematch of the 2010 World Cup final. In the day’s other games Mexico beat Cameroon 1-0 while Chile got by Australia 3-1. But the story was in Salvador where the new Manchester [...]

Spain Comes From Behind To Beat Chile

Second-half substitute Cesc Fabregas scored twice as reigning European and FIFA World Cup™ champions Spain fought back from a two-goal deficit to beat Chile 3-2 in an international friendly. Vicente Del Bosque’s side were punished for a slow start as Chile raced into a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Mauricio Isla and Eduardo Vargas, [...]

Chile Beats Mexico In Copa America

Chile came from a goal down to beat an under-strength Mexico 2-1 at the Copa America on Monday, while World Cup semi-finalists Uruguay also had to fight back to earn a 1-1 draw with Peru. Uruguay’s draw means all three seeded sides at the tournament have failed to win their opening matches. Argentina drew 1-1 [...]

USA Ties Chile 1-1

A very young and inexperienced U.S. side showed a lot of heart in coming back to draw 1-1 with Chile. Esteban Paredes scored the opening goal of the match for Chile early in the second half while Teal Bunbury equalized from the spot late in the match. As expected Bob Bradley continued to look for [...]