Venezuela's Salomon Rondon reacts after scoring a goal during the first half of a Copa America Group C soccer match against Uruguay on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Venezuela pulled off the shock of the Copa America so far by stunning Uruguay 1-0 to reach the quarterfinals, while Mexico also advanced with a 2-0 win over Jamaica.A goal by Salomon Rondon after 36 minutes in Philadelphia was enough to give Venezuela the points and eliminate the team that leads South American qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.The victory marked the first time Venezuela have notched two consecutive Copa America wins, while Rondon became the first Venezuela player to score in three Copa America tournaments.Venezuela and Mexico, who each have six points in Group C, will meet next week to decide who will win the group, while Jamaica were also eliminated with Uruguay, the most successful Copa America nation.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE