Copa America 2007 Guide

Copa America - Venezuela 2007

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The draw for the 42nd edition of the Copa America was made in Caracas, Venezuela on Wednesday the 14th February 2007. The tournament matches will be played from the 26th of June to the 15th of July 2007 at nine venues around the country. The hosts, Brazil and Argentina were the seeded teams and also the favorites with Paddy Power football betting. The two met in the final three years ago in Peru, a match Brazil won on penalties. This is the first time that Venezuela will be hosting the event.



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Groups & Fixtures

Group A P W D L F A Pts
Venezuela 3 1 2 0 4 2 5
Peru 3 1 1 1 5 4 4
Uruguay 3 1 1 1 1 3 4
Bolivia 3 0 2 1 4 5 2

Group A Fixtures

26-Jun-2007 Venezuela 2 (Giancarlo Maldonado, Ricardo Paez) v Bolivia 2 (Jaime Moreno, Juan Carlos Arce) San Cristóbal
26-Jun-2007 Uruguay 0 v Peru 3 (Miguel Villanta, Juan Carlos Marino, Paolo Guerrero) Mérida
30-Jun-2007 Bolivia 0 v Uruguay 1 (Vicente Sanchez) San Cristóbal 21:05 GMT
30-Jun-2007 Venezuela 2 (Alejandro Cichero, Daniel Arismendi) v Peru 0 San Cristóbal 23:20 GMT
03-Jul-2007 Peru 2 (Pizarro 2) v Bolivia 2 (Moreno, Campos) Mérida 23:23 GMT
03-Jul-2007 Venezuela 0 v Uruguay 0 Mérida 01:50 GMT



Group B P W D L F A Pts
Mexico 3 2 1 0 4 1 7
Brazil 3 2 0 1 4 2 6
Chile 3 1 1 1 3 5 4
Ecuador 3 0 0 3 3 6 0

Group B Fixtures

27-Jun-2007 Ecuador 2 (Antonio Valencia, Christian Rogelio Benítez) v Chile 3 (Humberto Suazo 2, Carlos Villanueva) Puerto Ordaz 23:35 GMT
27-Jun-2007 Brazil 0 v Mexico 2 (Nery Castillo, Ramon Morales) Puerto Ordaz 1:50 GMT
01-Jul-2007 Mexico 2 (Castillo, Bravo) v Ecuador 1 (Mendez) Maturín 23:20 GMT
01-Jul-2007 Brazil 3 (Robinho 3) v Chile 0 Maturín 21:05 GMT
04-Jul-2007 Mexico 0 v Chile 0 Puerto La Cruz 23:35 GMT
04-Jul-2007 Brazil 1 (Robinho) v Ecuador 0 Puerto La Cruz 01:50 GMT



Group C P W D L F A Pts
Argentina 3 3 0 0 9 3 9
Paraguay 3 2 0 1 8 2 6
Colombia 3 1 0 2 3 9 3
USA 3 0 0 3 2 8 0

Group C Fixtures

28-Jun-2007 Paraguay 5 (Roque Santa Cruz 3, Salvador Cabanas 2) v Colombia 0 Maracaibo 23:35 GMT
28-Jun-2007 Argentina 4 (Hernan Crespo 2, Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez ) v USA 1 (Eddie Johnson) Maracaibo 01:50 GMT
02-Jul-2007 USA 1 (Clark) v Paraguay 3 (Barreto, Cardozo, Cabanas) Barinas 23:35 GMT
02-Jul-2007 Argentina 4 (Crespo, Riquelme 2, Milito) v Colombia 2 (E.Perea, Castrillon) Maracaibo 01:50 GMT
05-Jul-2007 Colombia 1 (Castrillon) v USA 0 Barquisimento 23:35 GMT
05-Jul-2007 Argentina 1 (Mascherano) v Paraguay 0 Barquisimento 01:50 GMT


Quarter Finals

07-Jul-2007 Chilie 1 (Humberto Suazo) v Brazil 6 (Juan, Julio Baptista, Robinho 2, Josue, Vagner Love) Maracaibo 01:50 GMT
07-Jul-2007 Venezuela 1 (Juan Arango) v Uruguay 4 (Diego Forlan 2, Pablo Garcia, Cristian Rodriguez) San Cristóbal 23:05 GMT
08-Jul-2007 Mexico 6 (Nery Castillo 2, Gerardo Torrado, Fernando Arce Ruiz, Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Omar Bravo) v Paraguay 0 Maturín 21:05 GMT
08-Jul-2007 Argentina 4 (Juan Roman Riquelme 2, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano) v Peru 0 Barquisimento 23:50 GMT

Semi Finals

10-Jul-2007 Brazil 2 (Maicon, Julio Baptista) v Uruguay 2 (Diego Forlan, Sebastian Abreu)
Brazil wins 5-4 on penalties
Caracas 01:50 GMt
11-Jul-2007 Mexico 0 v Argentina 3 (Gabriel Heinze, Lionel Messi, Juan Roman Riquelme) Puerto Ordaz 01:50 GMT

Third Place Play-off

14-Jul-2007 Uruguay 1 (Sebastian Abreu) v Mexico 3 (Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Omar Bravo, Andres Guardado) Caracas 22:05 GMT

Final

15-Jul-2007 Brazil 3 (Julio Baptista, o.g, Daniel Alves) v Argentina 0 Maracaibo 22:05 GMT


Copa America 2007 - Top Scorers

NameCountryGoals
RobinhoBrazil6
Juan Roman Riquelme Argentina5
Nery CastilloMexico4
Roque Santa CruzParaguay3
Salvador CabanasParaguay3
Hernan CrespoArgentina3
Humberto SuazoChilie3
Diego ForlanUruguay3
Julio BaptistaBrazil3
Claudio PizarroPeru2
Jaime MorenoBolivia2
BravoMexico3
MascheranoArgentina2
CastrillonColombia2
Lionel MessiArgentina2
CamposBolivia1
Carlos TevezArgentina1
Lionel MessiArgentina1
Eddie JohnsonUSA1
Carlos VillanuevaChilie1
Antonio ValenciaEcuador1
MendezEcuador1
Christian Rogelio BenitezEcuador1
Ramon MoralesMexico1
Giancarlo MaldonadoVenezuela1
Ricardo PaezVenezuela1
Juan Carlos ArceBolivia1
Miguel VillantaPeru1
Juan Carlos MarinoPeru1
Paolo GuerreroPeru1
Vicente SanchezUruguay1
Alejandro CicheroVenezuela1
Daniel ArismendiVenezuela1
ClarkUSA1
BarretoParaguay1
CardozoParaguay1
MilitoArgentina1
Edison PereaColombia1
Gerardo TorradoMexico1
Fernando Arce RuizMexico1
Cuauhtemoc BlancoMexico1
Juan ArangoVenezuela1
JuanBrazil1
JosueBrazil1
Vagner LoveVenezuela1
Pablo GarciaUruguay1
Cristian RodriguezUruguay1
Gabriel HeinzeArgentina1
Sebastian AbreuUruguay1
MaiconBrazil1

Teams

Argentina
Guide
Bolivia
Guide
Brazil
Guide
Chile
Guide
Colombia
Guide
Ecuador
Guide
Mexico
Guide
Paraguay
Guide
Peru
Guide
Uruguay
Guide
USA
Guide
Venezuela
Guide

Venues

Estadio Cachamay (Puerto Ordaz)
Estadio Monumental (Maturín)
Estadio Pueblo Nuevo (San Cristóbal)
Estadio La Carolina (Barinas)
Estadio Metropolitano (Mérida)
Estadio Metropolitano (Barquisimeto)
Estadio Pachencho Romero (Maracaibo)
Estadio General José Antonio Anzoátegui (Puerto La Cruz)
Estadio Olímpico de la Universidad Central de Venezuela (Caracas)

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