This summer is going to be thrilling for football fans as the Euro 2020 is going on. Further, the biggest South American tournament is finally here, Copa America is about to begin on June 13, 2021, with a match between Brazil and Venezuela.
2021 Copa America is the 47th edition of the international men’s championship in South America to be held this year. The grand tournament is organized by the authorities of CONMEBOL. The tournament was supposed to take place last year but the coronavirus pandemic postponed the event to 2021.
Where will Copa America 2021 take place?
Initially, the plan was to host the tournament in Argentina and Columbia. However, the ongoing protest against the Colombian President and the rising cases of the COVID-19 in Argentina forced CONMEBOL to change the venue for the tournament.
Therefore, the defending champions, Brazil will now host the 2021 edition, which also hosted the Copa America 2019.
What is the format for Copa America 2021
In normal years, 12 teams compete in the tournament to lift the greatest title in South American football. Out of the 12 teams, 10 teams are South American countries, whereas two foreign countries are invited to fill the vacant two seats. This year because of the pandemic, the foreign countries are excluded and the number of teams got reduced to ten. Thus the Copa America 2021 groups consists five teams each group.
Now both groups host ten matches, after the end of the group stage top four teams from both groups qualify for the quarter-finals. Then fierce semi-finals take place between the four qualifying teams. And finally, the top two teams of the tournament face each other to claim the title of 2021 Copa America.
Copa America 2021 Schedule
Group A (South Zone)
|14 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Argentina 🇦🇷
||Match 3||Chile 🇨🇱|
|14 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Paraguay 🇵🇾
||Match 4||Bolivia 🇧🇴|
|18 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Chile 🇨🇱||Match 7||Bolivia 🇧🇴|
|18 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Argentina 🇦🇷||Match 8||Uruguay 🇺🇾|
|21 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Uruguay 🇺🇾
||Match 11||Chile 🇨🇱|
|21 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Argentina 🇦🇷||Match 12||Paraguay 🇵🇾|
|24 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Bolivia 🇧🇴
||Match 15||Uruguay 🇺🇾|
|24 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Chile 🇨🇱
||Match 16||Paraguay 🇵🇾|
|28 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Uruguay 🇺🇾
||Match 19||Paraguay 🇵🇾|
|28 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Bolivia 🇧🇴
||Match 20||Argentina 🇦🇷|
Group B (North Zone)
|14 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Brazil 🇧🇷||Match 1||Venezuela 🇻🇪|
|14 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Colombia 🇨🇴||Match 2||Ecuador 🇪🇨|
|18 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Colombia 🇨🇴||Match 5||Venezuela 🇻🇪|
|18 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Brazil 🇧🇷||Match 6||Peru 🇵🇪|
|21 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Venezuela 🇻🇪||Match 9||Ecuador 🇪🇨|
|21 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Colombia 🇨🇴||Match 10||Peru 🇵🇪|
|24 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Ecuador 🇪🇨||Match 13||Peru 🇵🇪|
|24 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Brazil 🇧🇷||Match 14||Colombia 🇨🇴|
|28 June 2021, 18:00 BRT||Ecuador 🇪🇨||Match 17||Brazil 🇧🇷|
|28 June 2021, 21:00 BRT||Venezuela 🇻🇪||Match 18||Peru 🇵🇪|
2 July 2021, 18:00 BRT
|Runner-up Group B||Match 21||3rd Group A|
|2 July 2021, 21:00 BRT||Winner Group B||Match 22||4th Group A|
|3 July 2021, 19:00 BRT||Runner-up Group A
||Match 23||3rd Group B|
|3 July 2021, 22:00 BRT||Winner GroupA||Match 24||4th Group B|
|5 July 2021, 20:00 BRT||Winner Match 22||Match 25||Winner Match 21|
|6 July 2021, 22:00 BRT||Winner Match 24||Match 26||Winner Match 23|
Third Place Play-Off
|9 July 2021, 21:00 BRT||Loser Match 26||Match 27||Loser Match 25|
|10 July 2021, 21:00 BRT||Winner Match 26||Match 28||Winner Match 25|
Copa America 2021 Venues
Brazil will host the tournament in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Cuiaba, and Goiania.
The Stadiums in these four cities to host the tournament are:
Rio de Janeiro: Estadio do Maracana, Estadio Nilton Santos
Brasilia: Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha
Cuiaba: Arena Pantanal
Goiania: Estadio Olimpico
FALTA POUCO 🔜
E estamos ansiosos para ver a bola rolar ⚽ nas sedes da CONMEBOL #CopaAmérica 🏆! E você?
YA FALTA MENOS 🔜
¡Y estamos ansiosos por ver rodar la pelota ⚽️ en las sedes de la CONMEBOL #CopaAmérica 🏆 2021! ¿Y tú?
— Copa América (@CopaAmerica) June 10, 2021
Where to watch Copa America 2021 Football Live streaming in the UK?
BBC has the right to broadcast the tournament in the United Kingdom. Therefore, fans living in the UK have many ways to catch the tournament.
TV Broadcast: BBC Sports
Online Live stream: BBC iPlayer (You can watch the Copa America 2021 on your PC or smartphones for free)
How to watch Copa America 2021 Football Live Streaming Outside of UK?
CONMEBOL made it happen that fans not living in South America can also catch the entire Copa America without any illegal ways.
Where to catch the event in the USA?
TV Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, TUDN
Online Live stream: Fox Star app (Fans would require a premium subscription to watch online)
Where to watch 2021 Copa America in Asian subcontinents?
TV Broadcast: Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3
Online Broadcast: SonyLIV (Fans will require to have a premium membership to watch Copa America on SonyLIV)
— Copa América (@CopaAmerica) June 12, 2021
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