Chile storm into Copa America final with 2-0 win over Colombia

Chile storm into Copa America final with 2-0 win over Colombia

Chile stormed into the Copa America final Wednesday, beating Colombia 2-0 in a weather-disrupted semi-final that took more than four hours to complete. The defending champions advanced to a repeat of last year’s final against Argentina on Sunday after a whirlwind start left Colombia chasing the game. Chile, who had destroyed Mexico 7-0 in the […]

Copa, Euros spiced up as Messi, Ronaldo vie for maiden international honours

Copa, Euros spiced up as Messi, Ronaldo vie for maiden international honours

Cristiano Ronaldo probably needed that: a majestic performance from old rival Lionel Messi on the other side of the Atlantic. Messi was imperious for Argentina on Tuesday night in Houston, the Barcelona superstar setting up two goals and curling in a sumptuous free-kick to become his national team’s all-time leading goal-scorer as the Albiceleste crushed […]

USA down Ecuador 2-1 to reach Copa Centenario semis

USA down Ecuador 2-1 to reach Copa Centenario semis

  SEATTLE: Clint Dempsey struck again as the United States powered through to the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario on Thursday in a stormy 2-0 win over Ecuador that saw both sides finish with 10 men. Dempsey scored his third goal in as many games for Jurgen Klinsmann’s side at CenturyLink Field, pouncing on […]