Newcastle United
West Ham United
Game Details

Copa America verdict: Best and worst game, best goal, biggest surprise, more

Now that the 2016 Copa America has come to an end, we asked our writers to reflect on its highs and lows.


Tim Vickery: I enjoyed Argentina's semifinal display in the 4-0 win vs. the U.S. and Chile's 7-0 quarterfinal rout of Mexico immensely; they were magnificent team performances. But in terms of a game involving two teams, I think I might have to go with Ecuador 2-2 Peru. The Peruvians started out like a train, with Ecuador straining to get back in it.

Jeff Carlisle: Argentina 2-1 Chile: This...

History provides hope that Copa America can come back stronger after coronavirus-forced postponement

Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop feel the correct decision has been made to suspend all major leagues in Europe.

The world's oldest continental competition, the Copa America was first played in 1916 -- while Europe was at war -- with the original intention of staging the tournament annually.

The first one was held in Argentina, the 1917 version took place in Uruguay, and the 1918 tournament was set for Brazil. But though the Copa carried on during the First World War, there was one global event it could not ignore -- the outbreak of the so-called "Spanish Flu" pandemic. This disease, which infected over...

Coronavirus: Copa America postponed until 2021 due to outbreak

Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop feel the correct decision has been made to suspend all major leagues in Europe.

CONMEBOL announced on Tuesday that the Copa America has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The tournament, which was due to take place in Argentina and Colombia from June 12 to July 12 this summer, has become the latest football event to be pushed back for health reasons.

- Coronavirus cancellations and reactions in sports
- Karlsen: How coronavirus affects transfers

"This is an extraordinary measure for an unexpected situation and responds to the fundamental need to...

Real Madrid's James upset with Zidane as Copa America looms - source

Craig Burley explains why Ajax's huge win over Real Madrid in the 2019 Champions League was so monumental.
Craig Burley says Gerard Pique should be focused on Barcelona's performance after losing El Clasico 2-0.
Craig Burley and Steve Nicol break down Real Madrid's Clasico triumph over Barcelona.

James Rodriguez is worried about his lack of game time ahead of this summer's Copa America and sources have told ESPN the Colombia star is upset about his treatment at the hands of Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane. 

- Stream Copa America matches this summer on ESPN+

James, 28, has not featured under Zidane as much as he would have expected since returning from a two-year loan at Bayern Munich, with communication between the two said to be non-existent.

Although Zidane regularly says...