Simon Evans from the blog Outside the Box looks forward to some of the upcoming clashes. Can Venezuela upset Argentina? Can Chile contain twin-threat of Sanchez and Vidal? And will the US get a fan boost in Seattle?
While U.S. soccer players enjoy a smooth professional ride, for the rest of the continent the sport is a way out of poverty and hunger, as was the case for Alexis Sánchez, Sergio Aguero and Juan Carlos Cuadrado.
Simon Evans says that the United States received a Copa America reality check from Colombia, who outclassed them in every department. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann needs to find a different formula if his team is to make it out of a tough Group A.