Lionel Messi flops but Coutinho, Sanchez and Liverpool ace make Copa America stats XI

Lionel Messi flops but Coutinho, Sanchez and Liverpool ace make Copa America stats XI

Lionel Messi flops but Coutinho Sanchez
and Liverpool ace mcbrady secured their first Copa America title in 12 years
with victory over Peru on Sunday while Lionel Messi had another tournament to
forget his Argentina finished third hosts Brazil were made to work hard for
their 9th Copa America success as the seleção sawed off surprised package Peru
3-1 at the Marikana Gabriel Jesus had an eventful evening setting up Everton for
the opener and scoring the second before being sent off with 20 minutes remaining
Paolo Guerrero had given Peru a foothold in the game with his third strike of the
competition before Jesus was given his marching orders for two yellow cards
with the Manchester City ace taking his frustration out on the bar monitor then
breaking down crying in the tunnel back on the pitch his team mates completed
the job with a late penalty from rich R listen maintaining Brazil’s record of
winning the Copa America every time they have hosted the tournament tight side
were far from perfect during their run to the final being held two goalless
draws against Venezuela and Paraguay but impressed enough for five players to
make the team of the tournament based on stings went from bad to worse for Messi
as he was sent off in the third-place playoff following a tussle with Chile’s
Gary medal the red card was just messy second of his career with the 32
year-old having previously been dismissed on his international debut 14
years ago the Argentine front Minh ended the tournament with an average match
rating of 7.25 meaning he missed out on selection in wards 4-4-2 formation
Manchester United flop Alexis Sanchez 7.4 makes
cut after steering Chile into the semi-finals while Philippe Coutinho 7.8
was the driving force behind Brazil’s title push but who else is included in
this I Copa America team of the tournament based on statistics gk
allison brazil 6.9 Harvey dani alves Brazil 7.6 CB Jose Maria Jimenez Uruguay
7.7 CB Jerry Mena Colombia 7.4 you

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