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Alves: Messi disrespected Brazil with Copa America outburst

Added: 09.07.2019 11:37 | 3 views | 0 comments


Dani Alves has criticised Lionel Messi for being "disrespectful" of Brazil with his controversial comments at the Copa America. Argentina star Messi railed against "corruption" and the quality of officiating after harshly being dismissed for an altercation with Chile's Gary Medel in Saturday's bronze medal match. Crucial refereeing decisions also went against La Albiceleste in [...]

Jesus apologises for Copa America final outburst

Added: 08.07.2019 10:34 | 2 views | 0 comments


Gabriel Jesus has apologised for his explosive reaction to his Copa America final red card for Brazil. The Manchester City forward scored one goal and created another against Peru but, with the scoreline 2-1, he was shown a second yellow card for a clumsy challenge on Carlos Zambrano. Jesus subsequently lashed out at a water [...]

Messi played the referee against PSG, claims Silva

Added: 08.07.2019 9:55 | 4 views | 0 comments


Thiago Silva says it is natural for Lionel Messi to be frustrated with the referee after losing, suggesting Paris Saint-Germain had similar feelings in defeat to Barcelona in 2017. Argentina great Messi described the officiating in his side's Copa America semi-final loss to Brazil as "bulls***" and suggested his side were victims of "corruption" as he [...]

Lionel Messi Sent Off in Argentina’s Copa America Third-Place Clash with Chile (Video)

Added: 07.07.2019 13:40 | 5 views | 0 comments


After losing to Brazil in the semifinal of this year's Copa America, Argentina played Chile for the bronze medal and won by 2-1. They were, however, forced to do it without their captain and biggest star Lionel Messi, who was sent off after an altercation with Chile's Gary Medel. Medel was sent off as well.

Tite offers abrupt answer to Brazil future probe

Added: 07.07.2019 11:18 | 3 views | 0 comments


Brazil boss Tite carefully attempted to quell speculation surrounding his future ahead of the nation's first Copa America final appearance in 12 years. The tournament hosts face a resurgent Peru at the Maracana on Sunday with the aim of being crowned South American champions for the ninth time. Securing victory would give Tite his first trophy [...]

Copa America final: Guerrero the spearhead of Peru´s unlikely charge

Added: 07.07.2019 10:54 | 3 views | 0 comments


Paolo Guerrero was born in 1983 - eight years after Peru's last Copa America triumph. He had only seen them make the semi-finals once before he became a senior international, but with the striker in their ranks they have reached the last-four stage three times. An unlikely final against Brazil will take place on Sunday, [...]

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Copa America final: Are Brazil better without Neymar?

Added: 07.07.2019 9:00 | 4 views | 0 comments


Neymar missing the Copa America due to injury was widely expected to be a major blow to Brazil's chances of winning the tournament on home soil. But instead, Tite's side have reached their first final since 2007 and looked the strongest, most consistent team in the competition. There have been wobbles - Brazil needed penalties [...]

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MLS Review: LAFC score six in demolition, Lodeiro nets 96th-minute winner

Added: 07.07.2019 7:11 | 3 views | 0 comments


MLS pacesetters Los Angeles FC showed no mercy in their 6-1 rout of Vancouver Whitecaps, while Nicolas Lodeiro returned from Copa America duty to inspire Seattle Sounders to a last-gasp victory. LAFC maintained their commanding lead in the race for the Supporters' Shield with a demolition of the Whitecaps at Banc of California Stadium on [...]

Messi red card baffles Argentina boss Scaloni

Added: 07.07.2019 4:14 | 2 views | 0 comments


Lionel Messi's red card in Argentina's 2-1 win over Chile at the Copa America bemused head coach Lionel Scaloni, who defended the country's captain. Argentina ended their Copa America campaign with a bronze medal after overcoming Chile in Saturday's third-place play-off, however, the result was overshadowed by Messi's controversial dismissal. Messi and Gary Medel both [...]

Rapinoe takes aim at FIFA over prize money gap and finals scheduling

Added: 06.07.2019 17:33 | 4 views | 0 comments


Megan Rapinoe warmed up for Sunday's Women's World Cup final by blasting FIFA over this weekend's scheduling and the growing gender gap in prize money. The 34-year-old will bid to claim her second World Cup winners' medal when USA face Netherlands in Lyon, on the same day the Copa America and Gold Cup finals also take place. That [...]

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