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Copa America--Day Four Review/Day Five Preview

We now are into the second round of Group Games. That means the United States are back in action

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The 2016 Copa America Centenario continues to roll on and as the Group Games get into their second rounds, things begin to get more interesting.  Today, Group A is back in action and for the United States that means a chance to right what went wrong against Colombia and pick up their first result of the tournament.

Here is our look back at Day Four and our look ahead to Day Five:

Panama 2:1 Bolivia

The Panamanians jumped to (joint) top of Group D with a solid 2-1 win over Bolivia that saw Vancouver Whitecaps forward Blas Perez score two goals en route to the win.  There were some tense moments for Panama and they did not seal the win until the 87th minute, but a win is a win and those three points could be crucial as they look to advance out of the group stage.  And with games against Argentina and Bolivia, this one was a must win.

Chile 1:2 Argentina

A rematch of the 2015 Copa America final saw Argentina claim a 2-1 win and go top of Group D (tied with Panama) without the help of superstar Lionel Messi.  Argentina scored twice in 8 minutes in the second half to claim the victory with Chile getting a consolation goal late in the game.  Chile may feel a bit hard done in this one as they certainly had their chances but with easier games coming against Panama and Bolivia, there is still all to play for.

How to Watch:  United States of America vs Costa Rica

Match Date/Time: 7 June 2016 at 6:00 PM MDT

Venue: Solider Field--Chicago, Illinois

TV Information: Fox Sports 1/Univision/Univision Deportes

OnLine: Fox Sports 2 Go

Thoughts: The tournament really begins for the United States in this one.  Sure, the loss to Colombia was frustrating, but it was also predictable.  After all, Colombia is the third ranked team in the world.  But make no mistake, this is a must win for the USMNT and anything less piles more pressure on the Red, White and Blue and a loss would eliminate them from advancing.

How to Watch:  Colombia vs Paraguay

Match Date/Time: 7 June 2016 at 8:30 PM MDT

Venue: The Rose Bowl--Pasadena, California

TV Information: Fox Sports 1/Univision/Univision Deportes

OnLine: Fox Sports 2 Go

Thoughts: This *should* be an easy win for Colombia as Paraguay is generally looked upon to the be the fourth place team in this group, but things rarely go the way they are supposed to go in soccer, so who knows in this one.  But assuming that Colombia comes out and plays like they did against the USA, this should be a W for Colombia.