Chile Beats Japan in Debut of Copa America

Featured Chile Beats Japan in Debut of Copa America

Chile started their campaign of Copa America in a superb way as the team defeat Japan by 0-4 with a goal scored by Alexis Sanchez for the first time in last five months.

For Japan, things were not in favour of them. A lose but by a difference of four is not good. But there are many games they have to play and the campaign for them is still remaining.

The first goal of the match was scored by Erick Pulgar in 41’ with a stunning header from a corner kick. Eduardo Vargas scored a brace in the match. His first and the second goal of the match came in 54’ from his foot with a deflection by Japan’s defender. His second and the third goal of the match came in 83’ as he chipped the ball into the nets. Finally, a great diving header from Alexis Sanchez as he netted the ball in 82’ to make it 0-3. The final score was 0-4.

The story of the match was mostly subjected in the favour of Chile and with this scoreline, they warned other teams to not take them light.

The win take them to the top of the table in Group C with 4 points in one match. Uruguay is just behind them, they have also with 4 points. They defeat Ecuador by 4-0 on Monday. Chile will face Ecuador in their second match on Saturday.

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