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.
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.....
2015 Fixtures and Group Standings
Knockout Stage Fixtures
24th June: QF1 - Winner Group A v Best 3rd Place
25th June: QF 2 - Runner Up Group A v Runner Up Group C
26th June: QF3 - Winner Group B v 2nd Best Third Place Team
27th June: QF4 - Winner Group C v Runner Up Group B
29th June: SF1 - Winner QF1 v Winner QF2
30th June: SF2 - Winner QF3 v Winer QF4
3rd July: Loser SF1 v Loser SF2
4th July: Winner SF1 v Winner SF2
|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 European Championships take place every four years and involves the very best nations in Europe competing during a month long tournament.
It is a very popular betting event as punters look to find value in the odds for a tournament winner with the likes of Spain, England, Germany and Holland always well backed, while teams such as Portugal, Czech Republic and France can never be ruled out.
You can get all the latest odds, fixtures, results, betting news and previews for the European Championship qualifiers and the real thing by visiting out dedicated mini-site......
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