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Ecuador rout Venezuela, Paraguay stunned in World Cup qualifying

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Montevideo (AFP) Ecuador romped to a comfortable 3-0 victory over Venezuela to reignite their 2018 World Cup qualifying challenge on Tuesday as Paraguay's bid suffered a setback with a defeat to struggling Bolivia.

Ecuador, who had taken only a point from their previous two games, proved too strong for a Venezuela side buoyed by a 5-0 win over Bolivia last week.

Messi ruled out of Venezuela qualifier

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Buenos Aires (AFP) Argentina striker Lionel Messi will miss Tuesday's 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Venezuela with a groin problem, national team coach Edgardo Bauza said on Friday.

"Unfortunately, he won't be able to play. We can't take any risks. We spoke with the doctor and it's the sensible thing to do.

Messi ruled out of Venezuela qualifier

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Buenos Aires (AFP) Argentina striker Lionel Messi will miss Tuesday's 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Venezuela with a groin problem, national team coach Edgardo Bauza said on Friday.

"Unfortunately, he won't be able to play. We can't take any risks. We spoke with the doctor and it's the sensible thing to do.

Argentina

CONMEBOL WCQ Preview: Argentina attempts to stop skid, and more

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A place in the 2018 World Cup in Russia is off in the distance and fuzzy right now for Argentina, but can be brought back into focus with a slump-busting win at home vs. one of the teams that sits above in the standings.

Matchday 12 of CONMEBOL's World Cup Qualifying campaign takes place on Tuesday, and arguably the biggest match in this round will be held in Argentina whenLa Albicelestewelcome Colombia.

CONMEBOL WCQ Rewind: Brazil rout adds to Argentina's woes, and more

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Losing to Brazil is toughunder any circumstances when you are Argentina, butdoing so by a lopsided margin when you are fighting for your World Cup life is about as bad as it gets.

Brazil pummeled a lackluster Argentina to the tune of 3-0 on Thursday in the latest chapter of their South American rivalry, leavingLa Albicelestefurther woundedin its World Cup Qualifying campaign.

CONMEBOL WCQ Preview: Messi and Neymar resume rivalry, and more

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One of the the world's biggest rivalries is set to write its latest chapter, and this one comes with an interesting twist that comes as a result of a controversial decision from FIFA.

South American giants Argentina and Brazil are ready to lock horns once again in a CONMEBOLWorld Cup Qualifier on Thursday, and leading the way respectively will be Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar.

CONMEBOL WCQ Preview: Uruguay faces Venezuela, Brazil takes on Peru and more

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While the top four all avoid one another,plenty of intriguing matches remain on the schedule for match day nine in 2018 CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifying.

Alexis Sanchez, Arturo Vidal, and Chile lead Thursday's schedule as they try to rebound from their recent form against Enner and Antonio Valencia and Ecuador, currently sitting in fifth,two places and two points above their CONMEBOL rivals.

Messi-less Argentina fight back to deny Venezuela

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Mérida (Venezuela) (AFP) Nicolas Otamendi scored a late equalizer as Argentina fought back from 2-0 down to snatch a 2-2 draw against Venezuela in South America's 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament.

Manchester City defender Otamendi popped up in the 83rd minute to steer home a whipped in corner by Angel Di Maria to complete a dramatic turnaround by the Argentines at a rainswept Estadio Metropolitano in Merida.

Messi-less Argentina fight back to deny Venezuela

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Mérida (Venezuela) (AFP) Nicolas Otamendi scored a late equalizer as Argentina fought back from 2-0 down to snatch a 2-2 draw against Venezuela in South America's 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament.

Manchester City defender Otamendi popped up in the 83rd minute to steer home a whipped in corner by Angel Di Maria to complete a dramatic turnaround by the Argentines at a rainswept Estadio Metropolitano in Merida.

CONMEBOL WCQ Preview: Neymar, Rodriguez collide in Brazil-Colombia, and more

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Two of the world's biggest superstars will face off on Tuesday night, and they will do so in amouthwatering showdown that many fans around the globe will be tuning in to watch.

Neymar and James Rodriguez are set to do battle when Brazil welcomes Colombia for a World Cup qualifier that highlights CONMEBOL's eight round of action.

CONMEBOL WCQ Rewind: Messi scores winner in return, and more

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Drama, excitement, and golazos. World Cup Qualifying in South America returnedwith a bang.

So too did Lionel Messi.

The seventhround of CONMEBOL's qualifying campaign took place on Thursday, and it was Messi who stole a healthy portion of the headlines around the world. A 10-man Argentina side edged Uruguay, 1-0, at home, and it was none other than the superstar forward who scored the winner in his first game for his country since ending his brief international retirement.

CONMEBOL WCQ Preview: Neymar attempts to lift Brazil, and more

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South America's nations shifted gears from World Cup Qualifying to the Copa America Centenario this summer. Now, it is time to shift back.

CONMEBOL's action-packed qualifying campaign is set to resume on Thursday with the seventh round of games, and there is no shortage of intriguing storylines to follow.

Apodos del fútbol sudamericano

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Todos los clubes tienen al menos un apodo, una manera cotidiana e informal de identificarse. Y también cargan, a veces, con el apelativo despectivo que tratan de endosarles sus adversarios más característicos... aunque muchas veces estos motes son adoptados con orgullo por los propios simpatizantes.

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El 9 de julio de 1916, en medio de las celebraciones por el centenario de la declaración de la Independencia argentina se jugaba el primer Campeonato Sudamericano de Foot-Ball y las cuatro asociaciones pioneras daban un paso monumental.

El torneo fue un éxito y durante su disputa el dirigente uruguayo Héctor Rivadavia Gómez encontró el contexto ideal para materializar su proyecto: fue así que en el atardecer de Buenos Aires, un grupo de 22 delegados de Argentina, Brasil, Chile y Uruguay se reunieron para fundar la Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol.

SBI's Top 10 Goals of the Copa America Centenario

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The Copa America Centenario was always expected to be a showcase of high-quality skills and goals. It certainly did not disappoint, especially with regards to the latter.

Whether it was free kicks, volleys, shots from range, or something else entirely, the recently-concluded Copa America Centenario had a number of impressive and memorable strikes.

Messi’s Magic Spurs Argentina to Semis

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Lionel Messi led Argentina to a 4-1 win over Venezuela in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinal Saturday. The Argentine scored one goal and assisted two, which tied him with Gabriel Batistuta at 54 goals as Argentina's all-time top scorer.

USA awaits Argentina after Messi and co. defeat Venezuela in Copa America

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Even before the droves of Argentina and Venezuela fans descended upon Foxborough, Massachusetts Saturdaynight for the Copa America Centenario quarter-final, many people were expecting a comfortable victory for Argentina. So, when Gonzalo Higuain scored the game's opening goal after just eight minutes, things seemed to be going according to plan.

Copa America Highlights (Day 15)

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Messi record as Argentina thrash Venezuela in Copa quarters

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Foxborough (United States) (AFP) Lionel Messi scored a record-equalling 54th international goal as Argentina outclassed Venezuela 4-1 to book their place in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario.

The Barcelona superstar onSaturday scored his fourth goal of the tournament in the 60th minute at the Gillette Stadium to equal Gabriel Batistuta's long-time Argentina international goalscoring record.

Messi record as Argentina thrash Venezuela in Copa quarters

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Foxborough (United States) (AFP) Lionel Messi scored a record-equalling 54th international goal as Argentina outclassed Venezuela 4-1 to book their place in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario.

The Barcelona superstar onSaturday scored his fourth goal of the tournament in the 60th minute at the Gillette Stadium to equal Gabriel Batistuta's long-time Argentina international goalscoring record.

Messi, Argentina thrash Venezuela to book date with USMNT

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Argentina's attacking arsenal was on full display on Saturday night, as Lionel Messi and co. surged past Venezuela to book a Copa America semifinal date with the U.S. Men's National Team.

Messi provided a goal and an assist while Gonzalo Higuain added two finishes of his own in a 4-1 thrashing of Venezuela in Saturday night's Copa America quarterfinal matchup.

Argentina vs. Venezuela, Copa America 2016 live stream: Time, TV Schedule and how to watch online

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A great Copa America Quarter Final Double Header starts with Lionel Messi and Argentina playing a motivated Venezuela team followed by Chicharito and Mexico taking on Alexis Sanchez and Chile in the marquee game of the day. This is your Sounder at Heart Gamethread and How to Watch

  • A new TV channel debuts for Copa America, you are going to want to find FX on your TV dial.

Argentina vs Venezuela: Barcelona star to start, possible starting XI, Live Stream and Betting Odds

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Copa America Centenario

Date: 18th June, 2016

Kick-off time: 12am BST (on Sunday)

Venue: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough

TV Info: Watch the game live on Fubo Tv

Live Stream: Watch USA vs Ecuador live

We move into the third quarter-final of the Copa America Centenario.

Where to find Argentina vs. Venezuela on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Argentina vs. Venezuela in the Copa America Centenario, you've come to the right place.

The winner of the Argentina vs. Venezuela quarter-final will play the United States in the Copa America Centenario semi-final on Tuesday night. While Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, will be favored to win tonight, don't count out the plucky Venezuela who have surprised many in this tournament.

Where to find Argentina vs. Venezuela on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Argentina vs. Venezuela in the Copa America Centenario, you've come to the right place.

The winner of the Argentina vs. Venezuela quarter-final will play the United States in the Copa America Centenario semi-final on Tuesday night. While Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, will be favored to win tonight, don't count out the plucky Venezuela who have surprised many in this tournament.

Messi and Argentina are coming to Gillette Stadium

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The Copa America quarterfinal match at Gillette Stadium will be Argentina vs. Venezuela.

Locals will have the opportunity to see two big-name South American countries face off as Argentina and Venezuela are set to visit Gillette Stadium on Saturday for a Copa America quarterfinal match.

Argentina finished top of Group D after recording wins over Chile (2-1), Panama (5-0), and Bolivia (3-0).

Brazil

Where to find Venezuela vs. Brazil on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Venezuela vs. Brazil, you've come to the right place.

With their country in turmoil, Venezuela faces a difficult game at home against Brazil. Venezuela sits bottom of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying group while Brazil is in second place and on fire after their 5-0 win against Bolivia last week.

Where to find Venezuela vs. Brazil on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Venezuela vs. Brazil, you've come to the right place.

With their country in turmoil, Venezuela faces a difficult game at home against Brazil. Venezuela sits bottom of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying group while Brazil is in second place and on fire after their 5-0 win against Bolivia last week.

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Uruguay vs. Venezuela, livestream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch World Cup qualifying online

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Seattle Sounders star Nicolas Lodeiro should power Uruguay to an easy win on beIN Sports.

Nicolas Lodeiro and the star-studded Uruguay squad host Venezuela in match day nine of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying. Currently 1st (5-2-1 +11) La Celeste should make quick work of bottom feeding, and mostly home based, Venezuela (0-6-2 -12).

In pictures: Uruguay 0-1 Venezuela

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Earl Gardner shares his look at the Uruguay-Venezuela Copa America Centenario match at the Linc.

Copa America

Examining how Venezuela became the surprise team of the Copa America

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Analyzing the tactics that helped Venezuela become the Cinderella team of the Copa America.

Venezuela came into this year's Copa America as one of the biggest underdogs in the tournament, with political unrest and other domestic troubles taking over the nation's headlines. We didn't have much of a reason to believe they would surprise anybody, considering their low position in World Cup qualifying and group-stage elimination at the 2015 Copa America.

Copa America Highlights (Day 11)

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Mexico snatch draw with Venezuela to qualify for Copa quarters

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Houston (AFP) Porto midfielder Jesus Manuel "Tecatito" Corona scored a superb individual goal as Mexico snatched a 1-1 draw with Venezuela to qualify for the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals as group winners here Monday.

Mexico appeared to be heading for an embarrassing defeat against the lightly regarded Venezuelans, who led through a 10th minute overhead kick by defender Jose Manuel Velazquez at Houston's NRG Stadium.

Mexico snatch draw with Venezuela to qualify for Copa quarters

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Houston (AFP) Porto midfielder Jesus Manuel "Tecatito" Corona scored a superb individual goal as Mexico snatched a 1-1 draw with Venezuela to qualify for the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals as group winners here Monday.

Mexico appeared to be heading for an embarrassing defeat against the lightly regarded Venezuelans, who led through a 10th minute overhead kick by defender Jose Manuel Velazquez at Houston's NRG Stadium.

Mexico salvages a point against Venezuela in Group C finale

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Venezuela came into Monday's Group C finale seeking a third straight upset, and they nearly completed their impressive feat before Jesus Manuel Corona decided to change the script.

Mexico earned a thrilling 1-1 tie against Venezuela on Monday night, as Corona's late equalizer earnedEl Tria share of the points.

Mexico vs. Venezuela, Copa America 2016 live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

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Mexico plays Venezuela for first place in Group C and a favorable path to the final, while Uruguay and Jamaica finish the night and their tournaments in Santa Clara. This is your Sounder at Heart Gamethread and How to Watch

Mexico (FIFA Rank 16) v Venezuela (77)

Both Mexico and tournament surprise team Venezuela have already advanced to the quarterfinals.

Where to find Mexico vs. Venezuela on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Venezuela in the Copa America Centenario, you've come to the right place.

The winners of tonight's Group C match will determine who will win the group. If Mexico wins or draws, they'll advance to the quarter-final and will play against Chile or Panama in Santa Clara on Saturday.

Where to find Mexico vs. Venezuela on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Mexico vs. Venezuela in the Copa America Centenario, you've come to the right place.

The winners of tonight's Group C match will determine who will win the group. If Mexico wins or draws, they'll advance to the quarter-final and will play against Chile or Panama in Santa Clara on Saturday.

Copa America 2016: Mexico vs. Venezuela time, TV schedule and live stream plus full schedule

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Mexico and Venezuela battle to see who wins Group C tonight, while Uruguay and Jamaica fight for pride.

Group C in the Copa America Centenario reaches its final conclusion this evening, but while all four teams are in action, the main event is the early match between Mexico and Venezuela. Both teams have already clinched a spot in the quarterfinals, but with both of them tied in Group C with 6 points, El Tri and La Vinotinto fight to see who wins the group.

Venezuela emerge as Copa America’s first surprise of the tournament

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Uruguay currently lead the South American World Cup Qualifying table. Venezuela is in last place. In Philadelphia on Thursday night, that didn't matter. La Vinotinto with a 1-0 win are through to the Copa America quarter-finals,and Los Charrúas are going home after they play one last game.