Copa America 2021: All you need to know- Full schedule, Match timings, teams and groups, LIVE streaming details, top players to watch out for

Copa America 2021: With Argentina and Colombia unable to fulfil their commitments, Brazil has stepped in to stage the competition
Copa America 2021: With Argentina and Colombia unable to fulfil their commitments, Brazil has stepped in to stage the competition

Copa America 2021: Full schedule, teams, LIVE stream, top players in the tournament- Copa America is a men’s football tournament contested among national teams from CONMEBOL (South American Football Confederation). They are Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela. Copa America is one of the oldest continental football competition and the second oldest after the Olympic Football Tournament. Since 90, teams from Asia and North America have been also allowed to participate. The upcoming edition will be the 47th edition of the tournament.

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Who are the current champions of Copa America?

Brazil (9 titles)

Who has won most titles in Copa America?

Uruguay (15 titles), Argentina (14 titles)

When Copa America 2021 matches are scheduled to take place?

June 13 to July 10.

The tournament was originally scheduled to take place from June 12 to July 12 last year but got postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Which are the venues that will host Copa America 2021 matches?

Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Mendoz, Santiago del Estero

What are the teams who will participate in Copa America?

North Zone: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

South Zone: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Uruguay

What is the prize money?

As per a report, 6.5 million USD for winner, 3.5 million USD for runners-up

Top players in Copa America

Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Neymar Junior (Paris Saint Germain), Sergio Aguero (Man City), Eric Lamela (Tottenham Hotspur), Manuel Lanzini (West Ham), Sergio Romero (Man Utd), Paulo Gazzaniga (Tottenham Hotspur), Phillipe Coutino (Barcelona), Willian (Arsenal), Fernandinho (Man City), David Luiz (Arsenal), Gabriel Jesus (Man City), Alisson Becker (Liverpool), Richarlison (Everton), etc.

Copa America fixtures

GROUP STAGE

Matchday 1

Sunday, June 13: Brazil vs Chile – 2:30 AM IST

Matchday 2

Monday, June 14: Argentina vs Chile – 2:30 AM IST

Monday, June 14: Paraguay vs Bolivia – 5:30 AM IST

Tuesday, June 15: Colombia vs Ecuador – 7:30 AM IST

Matchday 3

Friday, June 18: Chile vs. Bolivia – 2:30 AM IST

Friday, June 18: Argentina vs. Uruguay – 5:30 AM IST

Saturday, June 19: Colombia vs. Venezuela – 4:30 AM IST

Saturday, June 19: Peru vs. Brazil – 7:30 AM IST

Matchday 4

Monday, June 21: Uruguay vs. Chile – 1:30 AM IST

Monday, June 21: Argentina vs. Paraguay – 4:30 AM IST

Tuesday, June 22: Venezuela vs. Ecuador – 3:30 AM IST

Tuesday, June 22: Colombia vs. Peru – 6:30 AM IST

Matchday 5

Thursday, June 24: Bolivia vs. Uruguay – 2:30 AM IST

Thursday, June 24: Chile vs. Paraguay – 5:30 AM IST

Friday, June 25: Ecuador vs. Peru – 3:30 AM IST

Friday, June 25: Colombia vs. Brazil – 6:30 AM IST

Matchday 6

Monday, June 28: Argentina vs. Bolivia – 2:30 AM IST

Monday, June 28: Uruguay vs. Paraguay – 2:30 AM IST

Tuesday, June 29: Ecuador vs. Brazil – 6:30 AM IST

Tuesday, June 29: Venezuela vs. Peru – 6:30 AM IST

Copa America 2021 knockout stage schedule

Quarter-finals

Saturday, July 3: No. 2 Group A vs. No. 3 Group B – 4:30 AM IST

Sunday, June 4: No. 1 Group A vs. No. 4 Group B – 4:30 AM IST

Monday, July 5: No. 2 Group B vs. No. 3 Group A – 3:30 AM IST

Monday, July 5: No. 1 Group B vs. No. 4 Group A – 6:30 AM IST

Semi-finals

Wednesday, July 7, QF 1 Winner vs QF 2 winner – 4:30 AM IST

Thursday, July 8, QF 3 Winner vs QF 4 winner – 6:30 AM IST

Third-place match

Sunday, July 11: Semi-final 1 loser vs Semi-final 2 loser – 3:30 AM IST

Final

Sunday, July 11: SF 1 Winner vs SF 2 Winner – 5:30 AM IST

Copa America Knockout matches

Quarterfinals: July 2-3

Semifinals: July 6

Final: July 10

Copa America 2021 LIVE stream

Where to watch Copa America 2021 LIVE stream?

Sony Sports Network (SONY SIX, SONY TEN, SONY ESPN) will provide the LIVE and exclusive coverage of Copa America 2021. You can also watch the Copa America LIVE stream on your OTT platform SONY LIV for an annual subscription of Rs 999.

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