Copa America round-up: USA eliminated as Brazil and Colombia shares the spoils

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Copa America round-up: USA eliminated as Brazil and Colombia shares the spoils

The group stage of the 2024 Copa America came to an end early this morning. The shocking news is the host USA having been eliminated. The Americans l

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The group stage of the 2024 Copa America came to an end early this morning. The shocking news is the host USA having been eliminated.
The Americans lost 1-0 on matchday three against Uruguay. Mathias Oliveira’s second half strike was enough for Uruguay to beat USA and eliminate them.

Panama secured an emphatic 3-1 win over Bolivia. Goals from Fajardo, Guerrero and Yanis helped Panama finished second to Uruguay in Group C.

Lautaro Martinez scored twice to help Messi-less Argentina beat Peru 2-0 to keep their 100% record.

Canada and Chile drew goalless to help Canada secured a place in the quarter-finals. 2015 and 2016 winners of the COPA America, Chile, failed to qualify from Group A.

Colombia and Brazil played an entertaining 1-1 draw helping Colombia finished top of the group. Raphinha scored for Brazil while Munoz equalised for Colombia.

Costa Rica defeated Paraguay 2-1. Calvo and Alcocer were on target for Costa Rica in the first half. Sosa pulled one back in the second half for Paraguay. Paraguay finished bottom of Group D after losing all three games.

Venezuela surprisingly topped Group B after winning all three group games. Goals from Bello, Rondon and Ramirez helped Venezuela massacred the Raggae Boys of Jamaica 3-0.

Ecuador and Mexico drew goalless with Ecuador qualifying to the quarter-finals. Mexico finsihed third and hence exited the competition.

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