Copa America: Argentina survives, Brazil ousted in shootouts

The semifinals at the 2015 Copa America are set: host Chile vs. Peru and Argentina vs. Paraguay. The latter two completed the final four when they won in shootouts. Paraguay's victory sent Brazil packing.

Brazil appeared headed to a narrow victory when a handball by Thiago Silva allowed an equalizer in the 72nd minute, and Paraguay went on to win the shootout in a repeat of Brazil's exit to Paraguay at the same stage of the Copa America four years ago.

The exit ended a disastrous tournament for Brazil, which entered the Copa America with a 10-game winning streak since the 2014 World Cup. It lost its second game to Colombia, 1-0, and had captain Neymar banned for four games.

Brazil went into South America's premier international tournament off the back of 10 straight wins after its humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semifinals of the World Cup on home soil, but it has disappointed in Chile.

June 27 in Concepcion
Paraguay 1 Brazil 1 (Paraguay wins 4-3 on penalties). Goal: Gonzalez pen. 72; Robinho 14.
Brazil -- Jefferson, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Filipe Luis; Fernandinho, Elias; Willian (Douglas Costa, 60) Coutinho, Robinho (Ribeir 87); Firmino (Tardelli 69).
Paraguay -- Villar, Bruno Valdez, Da Silva, Aguilar, Piris, Gonzalez, Caceres, Aranda (Osvaldo 77), Benitez (Romero 84), H. Valdez (Bobadilla 74), Santa Cruz.
Referee: Andres Cunha (Uruguay).
Att.: 29,276.
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June 26 in Vina del Mar
Argentina 0 Colombia 0 (Argentina wins 4-3 on penalties).
Argentina -- Romero, Zabaleta, Garay, Otamedi, Rojo, Mascherano, Biglia, Pastore (Banega 77), di Maria (Lavezzi 87), Messi, Aguero (Tevez 73).
Colombia -- Ospina, Zuniga, Zapata, Murillo, Arias, Mejia, Ibarbo (Muriel 86), Cuadrado, Rodriguez, Gutierrez (Cardona 24), Martinez (Falcao 73).
Referee: Roberto Garcia (Mexico).
Att.: 21,500.
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June 25 in Temuco
Peru 3 Bolivia 1. Goals: Guerreri 21, 23, 75; Moreno pen. 84.
Peru -- Gallese; Advincula, Zambrano, Ascues, Vargas; Retamozo, Yotun, Cueva (Reyna, 82); Pizarro (Carrillo, 66), Farfan (P.Hurtado, 77), Guerrero.
Bolivia -- Quinonez; M.Hurtado (Escobar, 46), Coimbra, Raldes, Zenteno, Morales (Lizio, 46); Chumacero, Bejarano, Pena (Pedriel, 68), Smedberg Dalence, Moreno.
Referee: Wilmar Roldan (Colombia).
Att.: 16,872.
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June 24 in Santiago
Chile 1 Uruguay 0. Goal: Isla 80.
Chile -- Bravo; Isla, Medel, Jara, Mena; Diaz (M.Fernandez 70), Aranguiz, Vidal; Valdivia (Pizarro 85); A.Sanchez, Vargas (Pinilla 70)
Uruguay -- Muslera; Pereira, Gimenez, Godin, Fucile; Arevalo Ríos, C.Sanchez, Gonzalez, Rodriguez; Rolan (Hernandez 58), Cavani.
Red Cards: Uruguay -- Cavani 63, Fucile 87.
Referee: Sandro Ricci (Brazil).
Att.: 45,304.
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TV Schedule:
SEMIFINALS
June 29 in Santiago
Chile vs. Peru (game 23), 8:30 pm ET
June 30 in Concepcion
Argentina vs. Paraguay (game 24), 8:30 pm ET

THIRD-PLACE GAME
July 3 in Concepcion
Loser 23 vs. Loser 24, 8:30 pm ET

FINAL
July 4 in Santiago
Winner 23 vs. Winner 24, 5 pm ET

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