In the contest which takes place in Argentina, the heavyweights of the region will look at the definition television and "Cinderella" historic fight for glory. Unthinkable.
The most amazing is that of Venezuela , selection never qualified for a World Cup and become accustomed to playing the role of victim in a round or tournament. However, in this contest ranked second (and unbeaten) in Group B that made Brazil, Paraguay and Ecuador. To round off an impressive task, the team was charged to Chile Farias, the selected had shown the best football till ...
The second big surprise comes on the side of Peru , another representative who carries decades of frustration, but in Argentina saw the light at the end of the tunnel: helm, coach Uruguayan Sergio Markarian, the selection of the red band returned to get between continent's top four after 14 years . Gradually, the whole Inca, which historically was characterized by a neat handling the ball, regaining confidence in his game. In the group stage, qualified third, behind Chile and Uruguay, and the quarter, down to Colombia.
The third case is less impressive since the team name, but has its epic touch, because it left the road to a candidatazo. Paraguay is on the final after eliminating penalties to Brazil.The incredible fact is that's team has a chance of lifting the Cup without winning even one game , drew three of the initial round, before theVerdemarelha , Venezuela and Ecuador, and re-match with the set of Menezes in the shock rooms.
The exception is Uruguay , the only large continent and world champion can still get immune Cup of surprises. The Celeste comes from getting an unexpected fourth place in South Africa 2010 and just gave a new blow to Argentina, to take the Cup to the team of Sergio Batista. In the first phase came second in Group C which he shared with Chile, Peru and Mexico.
One thing that emerges from a quick analysis: three of the four semifinalists (Uruguay, Paraguay and Peru) came supported in their defensive strength . The remainder (Venezuela) won a place with an irreverent football than anyone expected. Dueling styles that far, you know Argentina and Brazil won by a landslide defenses ...
The programming is changed unexpectedly and the grid changed: Tuesday at 21:45 in the stadium One of La Plata, will meet Uruguay, Peru , meanwhile, Wednesday at the same time , in Mendoza, will play Venezuela- Paraguay . An amazing Copa America.