The Copa America is one of the most widely watched sporting events in the world and is an ideal opportunity for football betting as it takes place in July when the regular Premier League and European seasons are taking the summer off.
It involves 12 teams from South and Central America and often involves some of the most exciting flair players in world football. The 12 countries compete in a round robin format before the group winners move on to a knockout stage, and it is very similar to the European Championships in that regard.
Argentina are often found at the head of the betting as they, along with Uruguay, have won the most Copa America tournaments, although in recent years Brazil have been challenging their domination.
There are plenty of betting markets to take advantage of during the month long tournament and plenty of punters will be looking out for the first goalscorer odds, correct score odds, as well as in play betting and many more. And with the likes of Carlos Tevez, Neymar and Luis Suarez likely to be playing there is always plenty of interest from British bookmakers and punters alike.....
2011 Fixtures and Group Standings
Knockout Stage Fixtures and Results:
Sat 16th July: QF1 - Colombia 0 - 2 Peru
Sat 16th July: QF 2 - Argentina 1 - 1 Uruguay (AET) - Uruguay won 5-4 on pens
Sun 17th July: QF3 - Brazil 0 - 0 Paraguay (AET) - Paraguay won 2-0 on pens
Sun 17th July: QF4 - Chile 1 - 2 Venezuela
Tues 19th July: SF1 - Peru 0 - 2 Uruguay
Weds 20th July: SF2 - Paraguay 0 - 0 Venezuela (Paraguay win 5 - 4 on pens)
Sat 23rd July: Peru 4 - 1 Venezuela
Sun 24th July: Uruguay 3 - 0 Paraguay
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Final Score|
|1995||Uruguay||Brazil||1-1 (5-2 pens)|
|2004||Brazil||Argentina||2-2 (4-2 pens)|
*Used round robin stage to decide winner
The latest odds will appear here as soon as they are available.....
The European Championships take place every four years and involves the very best nations in Europe competing during a month long tournament.
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