Saturday, June 23, 2007

Copa America 2007

Copa America 2007 Venezuela.
Copa America Venezuela 2007

The 2007 Copa America will take place in Venezuela June 26-July 15. This is the 42nd time the tournament has been held since 1916. Brazil are the current holders having won in 2004 in Peru.

The top two teams in the 3 groups plus the 2 third-placed teams with the best record progress to the quarter-finals. Mexico and the USA are competing as guests.

GROUPS & SCHEDULE

Group A

Bolivia
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela

Tue June 26 Uruguay 0 v Peru 3 (Merida)
Tue June 26 Venezuela 2 v Bolivia 2 (San Cristobal)
Sat June 30 Bolivia 0 v Uruguay 1 (San Cristobal)
Sat June 30 Venezuela 2 v Peru 0 (San Cristobal)
Tue July 3 Peru 2 v Bolivia 2 (Merida)
Tue July 3 Venezuela 0 v Uruguay 0 (Merida)

Group B

Brazil
Chile
Ecuador
Mexico

Wed June 27 Ecuador 2 v Chile 3 (Puerto Ordaz)
Wed June 27 Brazil 0 v Mexico 2 (Puerto Ordaz)
Sun July 1 Brazil 3 v Chile 0 (Maturin)
Sun July 1 Mexico 2 v Ecuador 0 (Maturin)
Wed July 4 Mexico 0 v Chile 0 (Puerto La Cruz)
Wed July 4 Brazil 1 v Ecuador 0 (Puerto La Cruz)

Group C

Argentina
Colombia
Paraguay
USA

Thurs June 27 Paraguay 5 v Colombia 0 (Maracaibo)
Thurs June 27 Argentina 4 v USA 1 (Maracaibo)
Mon July 1 USA 1 v Paraguay 3 (Barinas)
Mon July 1 Argentina 4 v Colombia 2 (Maracaibo)
Thurs July 4 Colombia 1 v USA 0 (Barquisimeto)
Thurs July 4 Argentina 1 v Paraguay 0 (Barquisimeto)

Quarter-finals

Sat July 7 Uruguay (Group A winners) 4 v Venezuela 1 (3rd Place team II) (San Cristobal)
Sat July 7 Chile 1 (3rd Place team I) v Brazil 6 (Group B 2nd Place Team) (Puerto La Cruz)
Sun July 8 Mexico 6 (Group B winners) v Paraquay 0 (Group C 2nd Place Team) (Maturin)
Sun July 8 Argentina 4 (Group C winners) v Peru 0 (Group A 2nd Place Team) (Barquisimeto)

Semi-finals

Tues July 10 Uruguay 2 v Brazil 2 Brazil win 5-4 on penalties (Maraicabo)
Wed July 11 Mexico 0 v Argentina 3(Puerto Ordaz)

Third Place Play-off

Sat July 14 Uruguay 1 v Mexico 3 (Caracas)

Final

Sun July 15 Brazil 3 v Argentina 0 (Maracaibo)

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