Posts Tagged South America

Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

Argentina's Sergio Aguero, from left, Lionel Messi, and Javier Mascherano, jog during a training session in Concepcion, Chile, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Argentina defeated Paraguay 6-1 on Tuesday and will face Chile in the final of Copa America soccer tournament Saturday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Not just the Copa America will end when Argentina and Chile meet in the final on Saturday.

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Messi & Argentina shining together, closer to elusive title

Argentina's Lionel Messi dribbles past Paraguay's Bruno Valdez  during a Copa America semifinal soccer match at the Ester Roa Rebolledo Stadium in Concepcion, Chile, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

CONCEPCION, Chile (AP) — Lionel Messi is a step closer to finally breaking through with Argentina.

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Chile beats Peru 2-1 to reach Copa America final

Chile's Eduardo Vargas  celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during a Copa America semifinal soccer match at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile, Monday, June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Striker Eduardo Vargas scored twice to lead Chile to a 2-1 win over 10-man Peru in the semifinals of the Copa America on Monday, keeping alive the host’s hopes of winning the South American tournament for the first time.

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