USA will hope to dream run on home turf in the first ever Copa America Centenario but face a daunting task of overcoming strong tournament favourites Argentina led by Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain in Housten on Tuesday June 21st.
Lionel Messi & co. will look to stretch their unbeaten record in the Copa America to 14 matches, as Argentina prepare to face off against a resilient Venezuela side in the quarterfinal stage of the competition.
Colombia advanced to their first Copa America semi final since 2004 after winning 4-2 on a tiebreaker against a doggedly determined Peruvian side which refused to yield to Colombia's attacking threat till the 90th minute in New Jersey's Metlife Stadium.
The United States took a step closer to the Copa America Centenario final after they edged past Ecuador in their quarter-final at the CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Clint Dempsey and Gyasi Zardes scored for Jurgen Klinsmann's men while Michael Arroyo grabbed a goal for Ecuador.
USA take on Ecuador in the the first quarterfinal of the Copa America Centenario as Jurgen Klinsmann's men look to make full use of their home advantage in their bid to qualify for the semi-finals.
After a torrid Copa America Centenario run that saw Brazil exit the tournament at the very first hurdle, the board decided that it was time to let go of their manager Dunga.
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez scored a brace as defending champions Chile won an absolute thriller against Panama to make it through to the quarter-finals of Copa America 2016.
Group B of the Copa America has been decided on the wee hours of Monday morning, and the biggest surprise is that Brazil have been knocked out of the tournament, after suffering a narrow loss to Peru, after a controversial goal by Raul Ruidiaz.
In the Group D fixtures for the day, Argentina, bolstered by a second half hattrick from Lionel Messi, sealed their progress into the knockout rounds with an authoritative win over Panama. Meanwhile, Chile required a controversial last minute penalty to overcome Bolivia.
FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez was left a frustrated figure on the Uruguay bench, after being told that he could not take part in his national side's Copa Americ group match against Venezuela.