Copa America 2016 now needs its top two teams to fight for the trophy. Let’s find out the possibilities in the match between Chile and Colombia.
What Chile did to Mexico in the quarter final will remain in history books. An emphatic 7-0 victory against Mexico was definitely stunning. The defending champions can be on their way to the final, if they manage to defeat Colombia, which won it in 2001. Chile’s performance impressed the Mexican fans, who applauded their rivals after the match was over, Yahoo Sports reported.
Chile lost only to one team so far: Argentina, which is arguably the best team in the tournament. It defeated Bolivia (2-1) and Panama (4-2) in the group stages.
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Colombia needed a penalty shootout to defeat Peru (4-2). The match was a stalemate with no team managing to score. This was the first time Colombia reached the semis since 2004. The match had 19 fouls in the first half itself, The Guardian reports.
Colombia has FIFA World Rank 4, while Peru has FIFA World Rank 46. Failing to score not even once in 90 minutes shows a loophole in Colombia’s attack.
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Chile is in a superb form. Especially after defeating Mexico in such a way, it must be in high spirits. Colombia, on the contrary, needed a penalty shoot-out to get to the semis. Colombia will fail to create many chances of scoring againstthe5th-ranked team in the world. Chile is going reach the final for the sixth time after defeating Colombia 2-0.
Where to Watch
The match is going to take place on June 23 10:00 am (Sydney time). It will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago. You can watch the Copa America 2016 match live online on Sony Liv. It will also be available live on Sony ESPN.