The roles were reversed as last year's finalists Argentina and Chile met each other in the first round of matches in Group D of the 2016 Copa America Centenario, while underdogs Panama, appearing in their first major tournament, managed to pile on the misery for a struggling Bolivia.
A brilliant away goal from Antoine Griezmann made sure that Bayern Munich were once again knocked out in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
Speculation that the midfielder would move to Chelsea because of the arrival of Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge next season have been put to rest by the player.
10 time European champions Real Madrid will be sweating on the fitness of their formidable attacking duo as they prepare to lock horns with semi final debutants Manchester City on Tuesday.
Today's transfer news revolves around an emotional reunion being planned at Stamford Bridge, Bayern Munich looking at a top young English player and Atletico Madrid luring away a forgotten Liverpool striker.
Antonio Conte, who looks almost certain to take over as Chelsea manager next season, has a very close relationship with Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal.
Juventus find themselves with a tough Champions League round of 16 fixture against German Champions Bayern Munich. Before the match their midfield star Paul Pogba has spoken out about playing against his former teammate Arturo Vidal.
Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal are set to make their respective debuts for the club when FC Barcelona take on RCD Espanyol in the first leg of the pre-quarter final of the Copa del Rey.
FC Barcelona take on RCD Espanyol in the first leg of the pre-quarter finals of the Spanish Copa del Rey at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night.
Italian Champions Juventus are currently undergoing a major reshuffle of their squad following the departures of Andrea Pirlo, Arturo Vidal and Carlos Tevez to New York City FC, Bayern Munich and Boca Juniors, respectively. Juventus Manager Massimiliano Allegri earned considerable praise last season for guiding the Bianconeri to a Domestic League-Cup double as well as a European Final. After making such wholesale changes to the squad over the course of the summer, it will be interesting to see how Allegri lines up his troops for the upcoming season.