Host Chile grabs their first Copa Title


Chile: 0 (4)

Argentina: 0 (1)

Tie-Breaker Score: Chile-4-1 Argentina

Chile won their first Copa America on Saturday as they beat Argentina 4-1 on penalties after a goalless 120 minutes.

105′: Big chance for Chile! Sanchez failed to score in a one to one challenge against goalkeeper.

352796-messi-copaFull Time Score: 0-0

89′ Messi has really been something of a punching bag for the Chile defence, and he’s felled again, winning his side a free-kick. The delivery comes in from the Argentina captain, but Bravo is supremely confident off his line, smothering the attempt and ending the opportunity.

82′: Big Miss by Sanchez! good shot by him but slightly off target.

55′  Yellow Card to Marcos Rojo and Javier Mascherano

2nd Half starts

Half Time Score: 0-0

28′ Angel De Maria out for Hamstring pain. Lavezzi in the action.

23′ Silva committed a foul from back. Got a yellow card. First booking of the match.

22′ Again good shot by Vargas. But he missed the target.CJGB_1hUMAAWKAU

11′   Energetic start to this match as Vidal throws his hands up in frustration at Valdivia has a good opportunity from a turnover, but doesn’t put any power behind the ball and the keeper can smother! Both sides have shown an ability to carve out openings in the final third already.

Argentina (4-3-3): Romero; Zabaleta, Demichelis, Otamendi, Rojo; Biglia, Mascherano, Pastore; Messi, Aguero, Di Maria.

Chile (4-3-1-2): Bravo; Isla, Medel, Silva, Beausejour; Vidal, Diaz, Aranguiz; Valdivia; Vargas, Sanchez.