Chile kick Uruguay in argumentative tie to keep lass Copa America hopes alive

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Chile bundled reigning champions Uruguay out of a Copa America with a 1-0 feat in a fast-paced quarter-final that finished in debate and kept alive a horde nation’s dream of a lass pretension on Wednesday.

Uruguay were reduced to 9 group by a finish of a diversion with Edinson Cavani sent off for a second yellow label after 62 mins and Jorge Fucile also shown red for a second engagement with dual mins remaining.


Mauricio Isla scored a usually idea in a 82nd notation when he dismissed home from 15 yards. AFP

After Fucile’s exit, a compare was halted for several mins as Uruguay’s players surrounded a arbitrate and officials and players from both sides scuffled on a field.

The holders looked tough finished by after video justification showed it was Gonzalo Jara who initial gave Cavani a accessible slap and afterwards poked him behind a referee’s back.

When Cavani overwhelmed Jara’s face with a smallest of taps, he fell to a belligerent to incite a second yellow for a Paris Saint Germain striker.

“There’s a sour ambience in a mouths,” Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez told reporters. “I’ve seen a radio and photographs, that’s where a law is.”

Mauricio Isla scored a usually idea in a 82nd notation when he dismissed home from 15 yards after Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera had wrongly punched divided a cross.

Hosts Chile, who dominated a compare with 80 percent of possession, have never won a Copa America given a pregnancy in 1916 and now face a leader of Thursday’s Peru-Bolivia tie.

“We now have another diversion we don’t know if it will be Peru or Bolivia though we still have a dream,” pronounced striker Alexis Sanchez.

“We fought tough and we have to appreciate a fans who were behind us all a way.” In a other quarter-finals, Argentina face Colombia on Friday and Brazil play Paraguay on Saturday.