Messi given one-match ban for Copa America red card
Argentina star Lionel Messi was hit with a one-game suspension by South American football bosses over his dismissal during the Copa America third-place play-off against Chile earlier this month.
Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe
Barcelona announced on Monday they had completed the signing of young Japan winger Hiroki Abe from the Kashima Antlers of the J-League.
Messi sent off in Copa America third place play-off
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi was sent off after clashing with Chile's Gary Medel during the Copa America third place play-off on Saturday. In a niggly and fractious match, five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel were given their marching orders eight minutes from half-time after tangling on the goalline. It was only…
Peru's Gareca says the time is right to face Brazil
It's a good time to be playing Brazil, according to Peru coach Ricardo Gareca as he prepares his side to take on the hosts in the Copa America final. Peru are surprise finalists in a competition in which they last reached the title decider in 1975, not least because they were thrashed by Brazil 5-0…
Jesus, Firmino send Brazil into Copa America final as Messi fails again
Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil beat arch-rivals Argentina 2-0 on Tuesday to qualify for the Copa America final.
Brazil coach Tite losing sleep ahead of Argentina Copa semi
Brazil coach Tite admitted on Monday he's been having sleepless nights ahead of the Copa America semi-final against Argentina.
Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis
Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals. Chile could have won the game in normal time but had two goals ruled out for marginal decisions in a scoreless draw, before Alexis Sanchez stroked home the winning spot-kick. It was…
Brazil tangoes with Paraguay in Copa America quarterfinal
Startimes Nigeria will continue to thrill football lovers with scintillating live matches of the 2019 Copa America from the various venues of the competition.