Copa America: Vargas leads host Chile into final

Eduardo Vargas scored two goals to lead host Chile to a 2-1 win over 10-man Peru that moved La Roja into the final of the 2015 Copa America against the winner of Tuesday's Argentina-Paraguay game.



Peru played shorthanded after the ejection of Carlos Zambrano in the 20th minute, but it recovered from a 1-0 halftime deficit to tie the score when Gary Medel scored an own goal in the 60th minute. But two minutes later, Vargas won the game with a golazo from outside the area.

Chile reached their first Copa America final in 28 years

June 29 in Santiago
Chile 2 Peru 1. Goals: E.Vargas 42, 64; own goal 60.
Chile --
Bravo, Albornoz (Mena, 46), Medel, Rojas, Isla, Aranguiz, Diaz (D.Pizarro, 46), Vidal, Valdivia (Gutierrez, 85m), Sanchez, E.Vargas.
Peru -- Gallese, J.M. Vargas, Zambrano, Ascues, Advincula, Lobaton (Yotin, 73) , Ballon, Cueva (Ramos, 27) , Carrillo (C.Pizarro, 73), Farfan, Guerrero
Red Card: Peru -- Zambrano 20.
Referee:
Jorge Argote (Venezuela).
Att.: 45,651.
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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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Note:
All games on BeIN Sports and BeIN Sports en Espanol.

TV Schedule:
SEMIFINALS
June 30 in Concepcion
Argentina vs. Paraguay (game 24), 8:30 pm ET

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

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

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