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Chile vs. Peru: Copa America semi-final preview and TV times

When Jorge Sampaoli took over the Chilean team back in 2013, La Roja were everyone’s favorite international team. The South Americans played with ambition, tenacity and variety, bringing things to the soccer scene that were refreshing and vibrant. But they weren’t necessarily a winning team. In truth, as a nation, Chile never really have been, despite their outstanding pedigree...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Copa America Semifinals Preview

We’ve reached the semifinal round of the Copa America tournament and some of the best players in the world are laying it all on the line. Virtually every match has been competitive, often going straight to penalty kicks to decide who advanced. We’ve watched the good (a feisty Jamaican team from CONCACAF) and the ugly (red cards and suspensions awarded to Neymar and Edinson Cavani...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 European Player Rankings: Best 25 Strikers

2015 European Player Rankings: Best 25 Strikers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com This is the second in a series of European player rankings that will cover each position on the pitch. Each player is assigned to a position based on their natural propensity and where they were deployed this past season, with more weight given to the latter. Fielding a productive strike force...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jara 'taunted Cavani over long prison sentence for father'

A member of the Uruguay coaching staff has claimed Chile defender Gonzalo Jara told Edinson Cavani that his father was "going to get 20 years in prison" in an attempt to provoke the PSG forward. On Sunday Conmebol confirmed Jara has been handed a three-match ban for prodding Cavani's backside with a finger, which led to Cavani being sent off for retaliation in his side's Copa America...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chile defender Jara banned for 3 games; out of Copa America

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara has been banned from the remainder of the Copa America for provoking Uruguay's Edinson Cavani in a quarterfinal match. The three-game ban handed down Sunday by South America's governing body rules out Jara from Monday's semifinal against Peru. Jara came up behind Cavani in Wednesday's match and pushed his finger into Cavani's rear...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After tense quarters, Copa America semifinal contests offer plenty of intrigue

CONCEPCION, Chile -- A day to catch the breath, and then the Copa America goes again Monday. Of the four quarterfinals, three produced epics of drama, if not necessarily quality – although there was plenty to admire in both Chile and Argentina’s wins. The only concern now is the sense that almost whatever happens next is bound to feel anti-climactic. The only side that went through...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Argentina leads final 4 in Copa America semifinals

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) The Copa America semifinals are again missing a local favorite. Argentina did its part, but Brazil - as in the World Cup a year ago, and in this same South American championship four years ago - no longer shines like it once did and is again out early in a major championship. Paraguay knocked out the five-time World Cup winner Saturday 4-3 on penalties after...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Transfer Rumours - Saturday Round-up: Sergio Ramos, Cavani, Garay, Nani

Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta says he is not interested in bringing former Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria to the club. - Read full article Arsenal and Manchester United target Edinson Cavani will not leave Paris Saint-Germain, agent Claudio Anellucci has confirmed. - Read full article Manchester United winger Nani has reached an agreement […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal Transfer Rumours - Saturday Round-up: Garay, Cavani, Rugani, Montoya, Cech

Daniele Rugani's agent Davide Torchia has confirmed that Napoli could soon make a move for the 20-year-old defender. - Read full article Arsenal and Manchester United target Edinson Cavani will not leave Paris Saint-Germain, agent Claudio Anellucci has confirmed. - Read full article Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech and midfielder Charly Musonda are both expected to […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Confirmed: Arsenal and Manchester United suffer blow in race for top striker

Arsenal and Manchester United target Edinson Cavani will not leave Paris Saint-Germain, agent Claudio Anellucci has confirmed. The 28-year-old is one of the many strikers linked with a possible move to the English Premier League but Anellucci says his client is happy in Paris and will continue in Ligue 1 next season. "Juventus signed [Mario] […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mainz open to offers for Chile's Jara after Cavani incident

Chile defender Gonzalo Jara has incurred the wrath of his club side Mainz following his controversial actions at the Copa America, with the Bundesliga outfit prepared to let the player leave. Jara has found himself in the spotlight for an incident which led to Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani being sent off during Wednesday's quarter-final in Santiago, which the hosts won 1-0 with...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mainz open to offers for Jara after incident with Cavani

BERLIN (AP) Mainz will listen to offers for Gonzalo Jara following the Chile defender's provocation of Uruguay's Edinson Cavani in the Copa America quarterfinals. Jara was caught on video poking Cavani's behind and then dropping to the ground with his hand to his face after the Uruguay striker reacted with what appeared to be a light slap. Cavani was shown a second yellow card and...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The State of the CONCACAF Teams After Copa América Failure

Mexico and Jamaica are on two different paths going into the CONCACAF Gold Cup. One one hand you have Jamaica a team that many predicted were going to be decimated by teams such as Uruguay and Argentina, but instead only lost out by one goal in each game and, thanks to some impressive defense and goalkeeping, gained respect in the eyes of many. Jamaica is on the up with their fantastic...
Via 32 Flags
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The State of the CONCACAF Teams After Copa América Failure

Mexico and Jamaica are on two different paths going into the CONCACAF Gold Cup. One one hand you have Jamaica a team that many predicted were going to be decimated by teams such as Uruguay and Argentina, but instead only lost out by one goal in each game and, thanks to some impressive defense and goalkeeping, gained respect in the eyes of many. Jamaica is on the up with their fantastic...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Cavani gets red card, Uruguay goes nuts

Edinson Cavani gets red card, Uruguay goes nuts
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzalo Jara sticks finger up opponent’s butt (Video)

Chilean soccer player Gonzalo Jara pulled a dirty move — no pun intended — on Wednesday that resulted in Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani being sent off after getting his second yellow card. It all started when Jara and Cavani began jawing at one another in the 63rd minute. A referee stepped in to separate the two,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani Ejected From Copa America After Being ‘Violated’

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani was ejected from the Copa America after Chile's Gonzalo Jara poked him in the butt and Cavani retaliated.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Host Chile beats Uruguay 1-0 to reach Copa America semis

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Chile's hopes of winning its home Copa America were kept alive Wednesday thanks to a 1-0 win over defending champion Uruguay. Defender Mauricio Isla scored in the 81st minute to lead the hosts to the semifinals of the South American tournament. Chile dominated the game from the start and Isla finally broke through with a low shot from just inside the area after...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chile outlast Uruguay to reach Copa America semifinals

SANTIAGO, Chile --  Finally, with 10 minutes remaining, Uruguay’s resistance was broken. Oscar Washington Tabarez’s side had produced a magnificent defensive performance, but it was fatally undermined with the sending-off of Edinson Cavani after 62 minutes. Eventually, Chile’s pressure told. The ball was calmly worked in from the left flank. Mauricio Isla found himself in...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Host Chile beats Uruguay to reach Copa America semifinals

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Defender Mauricio Isla scored in the 81st minute to help host Chile defeat defending champion Uruguay 1-0 and advance to the semifinals of the Copa America. Chile dominated the game from the start and Isla finally broke through with a low shot from just inside the area after a pass by Jorge Valdivia. That advanced Chile to the semifinals of the South America...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chile vs. Uruguay: Copa America quarter-final preview and TV times

There may well be a backdrop of festering smog in Santiago for the first Copa America quarter-final on Wednesday, but there’s little gloomy about the mood of the Chilean public as their team gear up for the last eight showdown with Uruguay. In a tournament that has been laced with inexplicable moments of madness, the standard of soccer hasn’t quite scaled the heights many were...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani father arrested for DUI in deadly crash

Uruguay outlet Subrayado alleges the Paris Saint-Germain star's father, Luis Cavani, is being held in police custody after his car collided with a motorcycle in the South American nation on Monday night. The motorcyclist, confirmed as a 19-year-old man, is believed to have been taken to the nearest hospital in the city of Salto with a diagnosis of "multiple trauma and loss of consciousness...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top class Arsenal and Manchester United target commits future to club

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani will not leave the club in the summer. Reports claimed that the 28-year-old was ready to leave the French giants after saying that he is not happy in Paris. But the Arsenal, Manchester United and Juventus target spoke to Le10Sport to clarify his comments and to confirm that he is […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavani 'very happy' at PSG despite Arsenal, Man United links

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has insisted he is "very happy" at the club after being linked with Manchester United and Arsenal. Cavani has had a stellar campaign with PSG, netting 31 goals in all competitions as the Parisians won a domestic treble. However, there had been talk of the Uruguayan quitting the club, with Arsenal and Man Utd thought to be interested. But...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal wants to sign Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani

Louis van Gaal has told Manchester United to sign Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani, Express Sport reports. The former Napoli striker is also one of the main targets for Juventus according to reports in Italy. But the Dutchman has identified the 28-year-old as the one to replace Robin van Persie who is expected to leave […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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