Copa America Quarterfinals: What to Watch

There are three more quarterfinal matches to play in this Copa America, meaning there are six more teams looking for a semifinal berth.

After an intense affair, the United States claimed the first spot in the Copa America Centenario semifinals. There are now 6 other teams looking to do the same over the span of the next 2 days. Here is how to watch the rest of the quarterfinals and what to watch for during them.

June 7, 2016; Pasadena, CA, USA; Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez (10) celebrates his goal scored against Paraguay during the first half in the group play stage of the 2016 Copa America Centenario. at Rose Bowl Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Peru vs. Colombia

Peru finished first in Group B after grabbing a controversial late win against Brazil, effectively knocking them out of the group stage. They will play the runners-up in Group A, Colombia. Colombia were the favorites to win Group A, but a surprise loss to Costa Rica saw the United States move past them on goal-differential. Colombia will now look for redemption against a strong Peruvian side who against Brazil showed that they are no team to mess around with. The winner of this game will take on the winner of the Mexico-Chile game. This game kicks off at 5pm tonight on Fox Sports 1. As always you can also watch this game on Fox Sports Go on your mobile devices.

Argentina vs. Venezuela.

United States fans will pay special attention to this quarterfinals match-up because the winner of this one will take on the United States in the semifinals. Argentina are the huge favorite to win this group, after winning all three group stage games by multiple goals. They are one of the big favorites to win the entire tournament, but Venezuela will look to change that. Venezuela has played wonderfully over the past few games, qualifying for the quarterfinals when no one else thought they would. Venezuela would love to take out the number one ranked team in the world and complete their Cinderella story. Argentina must take this Venezuela team seriously if they want to keep moving on to claim their first major trophy in a number of years. Kick-off for this game is at 4pm on Saturday and it will be televised on FX as well as Fox Sports Go.

Mexico vs. Chile

This will be one of the best match-ups of these last three games. Both Mexico and Chile have some high-flying attacks, but the one thing that Chile will be worried about will be their defensive struggles and their goalkeeping blunders against Panama. Mexico was the winners of their group but barely beat out Venezuela in their final match. 2015 Copa America Champions Chile took second place in Group D behind Argentina, the team they beat in last year’s final. This will be an intense match-up and one that you do not want to miss. This game will be televised on FX as well as, yes you guessed it, on Fox Sports Go on your mobile devices.

Tuesday will be the first Semifinal match-up with the United States taking on either Argentina or Venezuela and the next semifinal will be on Wednesday between the winner of the Mexico-Chile game and the winner of the Peru-Colombia game. Keep following Sounders Nation for up to date Copa America news.

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