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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The Sun

Copa America to be MOVED to the same time as Euro 2020 in bid to appease big European clubs
The Sun
But the Copa America has not hit a regular pattern in recent years, there were competitions every two years in the 90s, but since the millennium, there have been a tournament in 2001, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2016 and the next is set for 2019. The ...

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Yahoo Sports

Neymar, Paulinho lead Brazil to 4-1 World Cup qualifying away win against Uruguay
Yahoo Sports
But the manner of Brazil's comfortable victory was as remarkable as its resurgence after disappointing performances stretching from the 2014 World Cup, 2015 Copa America and 2016 Copa America Centenario all the way back to the 2007 Copa America, the ...

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Messi exorcises Argentina's penalty demons
As the Argentinian ace readied himself to take a vital penalty against Chile keeper Claudio Bravo on Thursday evening, however, it would have been entirely understandable if his mind had flashed back to the two recent Copa America finals between the ...

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Lionel Messi Q&A: How old is the Barcelona star and is he better than Ronaldo?
Messi's sole senior honour with Argentina is a gold medal from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, and he suffered defeat in the 2014 World Cup final as well as the 2007, 2015 and 2016 Copa America finals. Messi is a dual Argentine-Spanish national and ...
Crunch time For Lionel Messi and ArgentinaSportskeeda

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ESPN FC (blog)

Venezuela football starting to take center stage in South America
ESPN FC (blog)
For an entire decade hardly a Venezuelan side made it out of the group phase of the Copa Libertadores, South America's Champions League. Caracas made the second round in 2007, and the quarterfinals two years later. Aside from that, though, it was an ...

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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


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

Copa America 2007 - Top Scorers

Juan Roman Riquelme Argentina5
Nery CastilloMexico4
Roque Santa CruzParaguay3
Salvador CabanasParaguay3
Hernan CrespoArgentina3
Humberto SuazoChilie3
Diego ForlanUruguay3
Julio BaptistaBrazil3
Claudio PizarroPeru2
Jaime MorenoBolivia2
Lionel MessiArgentina2
Carlos TevezArgentina1
Lionel MessiArgentina1
Eddie JohnsonUSA1
Carlos VillanuevaChilie1
Antonio ValenciaEcuador1
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
Edison PereaColombia1
Gerardo TorradoMexico1
Fernando Arce RuizMexico1
Cuauhtemoc BlancoMexico1
Juan ArangoVenezuela1
Vagner LoveVenezuela1
Pablo GarciaUruguay1
Cristian RodriguezUruguay1
Gabriel HeinzeArgentina1
Sebastian AbreuUruguay1




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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