Chile beats Panama to reach Copa América quarterfinals

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Copa América 2016
Copa América 2016

PHILADELPHIA, Jun. 14, 2016 (AMP) — Centenario : Chile defeated Panama by a score of 4-2 (halftime: 2-1), in a Copa América group stage game on Tuesday night at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sánchez scored dual goals

Panama opened the score in the score in the 5th minute thanks to Camargo, before Chile regained the advantage with Vargas ('15, '43). Leading 2-1 at the break, the Chilians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Sánchez '50, '89).

Chile advance to the Quarterfinals. Panama is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Group D

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Overview

Chile at the Copa América

  • 1 title (2015)
  • 38 participations in the qualifications (first in 1916)
  • Statistics: Champions (2015) Runners-up (1955, 1956, 1979, 1987) Third Place (1926, 1941, 1945, 1967, 1991) Fourth Place (1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1924, 1935, 1939, 1947, 1953, 1999)

Panama at the Copa América

  • First appearance
2016 Copa América Poster
Chile
4:2
Panama
4:2 (2:1)
  • 14 June 2016
  • 20:00
  • Philadelphia

Group D

TeamPts
Argentina6
Chile6
Panama3
Bolivia0

Matches

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