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Copa America: U.S. wins Group A after Costa Rica stuns Colombia

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Clint Dempsey scored and the United States held on after losing DeAndre Yedlin to a red card early in the second half to beat Paraguay 1-0 and book a spot in the Copa America quarterfinals. After Dempsey scored in the first half in front of a large crowd in Philadelphia, the U.S. fought off a late Paraguay assault on Brad ...

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Copa America 2015: Sorry Brazil exits on penalties to Paraguay

Brazil's players trudge off after exiting the 2015 Copa America on penalties to Paraguay

Brazil’s hopes of restoring national pride after its disastrous 2014 World Cup exit were cruelly dashed after losing a penalty shootout to Paraquay to exit the Copa America Saturday at the quarterfinal stage. The match had ended 1-1 in regulation play before underdog Paraguay won the shootout 4-3 to send Dunga’s men home. It was a repeat of the result ...

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Copa America 2015: Paraguay fight back to draw with Argentina

Messi with his dejected team mates (Image credit: Reuters)

Paraguay fought back from two goals down to deny Argentina victory in their opening game of the Copa America. Argentina, runners-up at the 2014 World Cup, raced ahead in the first half as Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero slotted in before Barcelona’s Lionel Messi converted a penalty. Paraguay fought back after the break, Nelson Valdez halving the deficit with a long-distance ...

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