CA 2019 - Final - Brazil vs Peru

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    May 21, 2019
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    Mark_Barca Full Member

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    Couldn't see a thread on this.

    Anybody looking for to it this summer? 14th June to 7th July and live on Premier Sports in the UK.

    Argentina 40 man preliminary squad is so weak bar a few top players. The overall squad quality has been overrated for years now. Can't see them winning it in fact could struggle in the group stages. Brazil clear faves.

    Full schedule (UK time)

    Group stage
    Saturday, June 15
    Brazil vs Bolivia (1:30am)
    Venezuela vs Peru (8pm)
    Argentina vs Colombia (11pm)

    Sunday, June 16
    Paraguay vs Qatar (8pm)
    Uruguay vs Ecuador (11pm)

    Tuesday, June 18
    Japan vs Chile (midnight)
    Bolivia vs Peru (10:30pm)

    Wednesday, June 19
    Brazil vs Venezuela (1:30am)
    Colombia vs Qatar (10:30pm)

    Thursday, June 20
    Argentina vs Paraguay (1:30am)

    Friday, June 21
    Uruguay vs Japan (midnight)

    Saturday, June 22
    Ecuador vs Chile (midnight)
    Peru vs Brazil (8pm)
    Bolivia vs Venezuela (8pm)

    Sunday, June 23
    Qatar vs Argentina (8pm)
    Colombia vs Paraguay (8pm)

    Tuesday, 25 June
    Chile vs Uruguay (midnight)
    Ecuador vs Japan (midnight)

    Quarter-finals
    Friday, June 28
    QF1: Brazil vs Paraguay (1:30am)
    QF2: Venezuela vs Argentina (8pm)

    Saturday, June 29
    QF3: Colombia vs Chile (midnight)
    QF4: Uruguay vs Peru (8pm)

    Semi-finals
    Wednesday, July 3
    SF1: Brazil vs Argentina (1:30am)

    Thursday, July 4
    SF2: Chile vs Peru (1:30am)

    Third-place play-off
    Saturday, July 6
    Argentina vs Chile (8pm)

    Final
    Sunday, July 7
    Brazil vs Peru (8pm)
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  2. May 21, 2019
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    stubie Full Member

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    Really looking forward to this I reckon Brazil will win it

    Always remember the beast of a squad they had at the 1999 Copa America
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    Will tune in if some games are not too late. Argentina wont win it, they are still a mess. Scaloni is out of his depth, some players have no business being there. There are more talented guys, but he picks his faves that will never be good enough
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  4. May 21, 2019
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Excited for this. I'll be in Rio visiting family so will be attending a couple matches including the final. Hopefully Brasil go all the way.
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    Hard to see past Brazil really.

    Qatar could cause an upset, they're an incredibly well drilled side now and are excellent on the counter.
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    Lay Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Going for Uruguay
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    Infordin Full Member

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    Jesus Christ that defence is poor.

    Midfield is OK and attack is great as always, but the defence is just so poor.

    Armani
    Saravia - Foyth - Otamendi - Tagliafico
    Lo Celso - Paredes - Palacios
    Messi - Aguero - Di Maria​

    Is probably the starting eleven (based on recent friendlies).
  9. May 21, 2019
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    BiggusCrickus New Member

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    How is Icardi not in the squad. They will never win anything untill the start bringing thru there young players . Messi and Aguero are done at International Level
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    George Owen LEAVE THE SFW THREAD ALONE!!1!

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    My favourites in order: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Chile.
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    NYAS Full Member

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    Felipe Anderson and Lucas Moura with the season of their lives. Vinicius with a fantastic break-out season.

    Tite: “Let me throw in this guy called Everton instead”
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    carvajal Full Member

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    A final Japan-Qatar please :D
  13. May 22, 2019
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    dbs235 Full Member

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    Why on earth are they in it? :lol:
  14. May 22, 2019
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    Big Ben Foster Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    10 national teams in CONMEBOL but three groups of four, so two teams are always invited. No idea why they went with Qatar and Japan though. Usually the invitees are North American sides, but I'd imagine the Gold Cup taking place this summer made that difficult.
  15. May 22, 2019
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    I fecking love Copa America, mate. It's my favourite tournament. The perfect marriage of Thunderdome and football.
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    Fenomeno9 Full Member

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    Everton has no business on the team but the wide forward/winger position is the Brazil most stack position someone will be left out.
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    jackwanson New Member

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    Great post about Qater. They are extremely well drilled almost machine like and they are very young. Incredibly swift on the counter attack and deadly with corners. Their inexperience will probably kill them but this reminds me of Ajax in this year's CL. Will not be shocked if Qater goes on a deep run.
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    jackwanson New Member

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    Ya. But they are two of the most exciting sides to watch, so it's all good.
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    I wonder how much Qatar is paying to participate?
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    They lack nothing. But still won't win it.
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    RobinLFC Cries when Liverpool doesn't get praised

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    Fabinho’s omission is staggering as well.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Think it was a mistake for Argentina to leave out Lisandro Martinez and Banega from the squad. Claudio Bravo (LB) should have had a chance by now as well, although Tagliefico is pretty good too so they're still sorted in his position. Glad to see De Paul in there at least, very versatile attacking player
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    Of course I don’t expect them to take 10 wingers but my point is that all of those I mentioned + Douglas Costa are better and more deserving of a place than Everton. This isn’t an experimental friendly tournament, or a money-spinning tour, and nor do any of the above-mentioned wingers have any known history of being bad influences on squad harmony so it’s just plain weird. You basically have 3 newcomers (Everton, Neres, Richarlison) + Neymar. The latter two deserve to be in but he should have balanced it with a 4th winger with some experience of being in the squad and playing these sorts of tournaments. I thought most people agreed by now that one of Brazil’s main problems in recent years is that they rely too much on Neymar. These wing selections just confirm that. They’ve learnt nothing from their mistakes.

    And Danilo left out for Fagner. Granted Fagner is a little more established but I didn’t mention Fabinho because his competition was Casemiro and Fernandinho. I think staggering is a strong word. I guess you could argue he could have been in for Paqueta but Paqueta is the secondary attacking midfield option behind Coutinho so I could understand if Tite thought that between Casemiro, Fernandinho and Allan there was enough defensive solidity in there. Who would you have put him in for?
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    RobinLFC Cries when Liverpool doesn't get praised

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    Allan or Paqueta were my initial thoughts. I have to admit I've seen little of either one of them so fair enough if they had better seasons than Fabinho's, but second half of the season was quite spectacular for one of the strongest teams in the world. He could be covering RB as well but I guess they are stacked there as ewll with Alves and Militão.

    Alisson
    Alves Silva Miranda Sandro
    CDM Arthur
    Coutinho
    Neres Jesus Neymar
    Is what I'd like to see them play (actually Firmino instead of Jesus but don't think that'll happen anyway). Or are they really going to start with Casemiro and Fernandinho as two defensive midfielders? I have to concede that you don't really need Fernandinho, Casemiro and Fabinho if you're only playing with one of them anyway, yeah.
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    Fenomeno9 Full Member

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    I would of taken Fabinho over Fernandinho. Fernandinho has not been very good for the national team overall. In addition, Fernandinho isn’t well like after the World Cup. I think Tite took simply took him for experience but he had enough of that anyway. Fabinho can play two positions and the Right Back position is our weakest position.
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    Going back to the qualifiers they used to put Coutinho in the front 3 not in the midfield (along with Jesus and Neymar) so if he’s planning to do the same thing I guess there’s room for another DM.

    For what it’s worth I would have taken Fabinho, there’s definitely a place for him in there as he can cover two positions.
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    Woohoo I’m back on nights so very happy to remember that there’s a Copa America this summer.
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    antohan gets aroused by tagline boobs

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    Doubt it, may even crash out in the group stage.

    Worst thing that can happen to us is the "easiest" game coming first, we always invariably lose in that scenario.

    Stylewise Japan is the kind of team we struggle the most against.

    And then we will get to Chile needing a win with players completely knackered. We are usually game raisers and win those through sheer force of will, but Chile are a bit like that too. Would rather have got Chile first and Ecuador last.

    Conversely, Brazil have a piss easy group and the winners of Group B and C have to knock each other out for a chance of meeting Brazil in the final.
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    Last chance for NT redemption for Messi and Agüero (and Di Maria). If Messi plays like his 2019 Barça version and Agüero scores his chances, I fancy them. Glad to see that fraud Higuaín is out of the picture.

    Brazil looks very strong on paper but Neymar is unreliable and Coutinho comes from a mediocre club season.

    Uruguay and Chile seem past-it.
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    Pocho Gayer than Marcosdeto (according to Marcos, who sh

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    Argentina has zero chances, Brazil confortably will make it.
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    Was really surprised likes of Moura and particularly Vinicius weren't called.

    Tite is really under pressure to win and think that's reflected in his squad. Likes of Fernandinho, Thiago Silva, Felipe Luis, Miranda and Dani Silva all called up, all way over 30 now and none will play in 2022 WC.

    Yeah Uruguay are probably best to provide a challenge but not sure if Luis Suarez will make it and they haven't named their squad yet so guess they're waiting to see if he can recover.

    Colombia and Paraguay are always tricky to beat in KO rounds. Quieroz now managers Colombia.
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    It's not quite Messi last chance, there's another Copa next summer and Argentina are co hosting with Colombia so that will likely be his last serious chance to win major competition (I imagine he'll play in 2022 WC but dread to think what state the Argie squad will be by then).
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Fernandinho was very poor against Belgium in the WC, wasn't he?
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    I get flabbergasted to realize this thread has too few posts at this stage even taking into account it isn't a South-American forum. After all, Copa América is the second strongest continental tournament, and it may be even more entertaining than a EURO Cup. Comparing Copa América Centenário 2016 with EURO Cup 2016, the former provided better matches overall.

    Everton has been playing well and it's not illogical to call him up. Fernandinho's return displeases me much more despite his success and performance for his club. Fabinho should be there instead.

    The only ones I'd allow to return would be Thiago Silva and Daniel Alves... and I'm well-aware the latter doesn't have enough stamina anymore to act as a proper right-back. He still retains great skills, though, and his PSG partnership might be useful anyway. But, of course, I agree we should take advantage of this competition in order to help grease the wheels of acquiring international experience for some younger players.

    Actually that's the first real chance for Messi to lead his NT squad to the victory, since it's been the first time for a long time that (finally) Higuain doesn't take part in the squad.
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    RochaRoja Full Member

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    Icardi is 26 and a total dickhead.

    Messi and Agüero have both had far better seasons than Icardi at a higher level so your last sentence makes no sense.
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    SharpshooterTom New Member

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    Messi and Aguero both started and they still couldn't beat Iceland. Higuian or no Higuian Argentina have still struggled.
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    Right? Ridiculous. Agüero the key CF of Pep's City, and Messi 2019 in Ballon d'Or mode. It's their last clear chance of NT glory.
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    SharpshooterTom New Member

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    Next year will likely be easier when its not in Brazil.
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    Fenomeno9 Full Member

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    Manchester City Aguero and Argentina Aguero are two different players.
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    Scarlet_Emperor New Member

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    But Argentina 2018 shouldn't even be taken into account. That team was awful anyway.