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Copa America: Argentina without Messi beat incumbent champions

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The smash hit opening round fights to the Centenary masterpiece Copa América football team of Argentina defeated opponents from Chile 2: 1. The rerun other Argentines scored the final goal in 51 minutes Angel Di María and with 59 minutes Ever Banega, as incumbent champion from Chile decreased until the third minute period extra time, substitute Jose Pedro Fuenzalida.

Most important winners missed injury offensive gem Lionel Messi. Argentines are attacking the 15th overall victory at the Copa America, the success of such a pervasive but waiting since 1993. Last year’s title on the home turf of the Santiago, Chile was the first ever in this prestigious championship. Chileans then defeated the Argentines scoreless for over 4: 1 on a shot from the penalty spot.

In the second fight Group D on Monday Panamian Bolivians defeated 2: 1. Take care of it with two goals striker Blas Perez, scored the winning 87 min. Panama became the first ever team that turned its debut at the Copa América to win.

This year’s championship carries a solemn epithet Centanário and is a first Copa America tournament, which is held outside South America, respectively. for the first time on US soil. Since CONMEBOL (CONMEBOL) represents only ten members, the Copa América this time was also involved in six host representations from the CONCACAF zone – USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Haiti and Panama. During the event will be held altogether 32 duels. The winner will be known on June 26

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