The draw for the 2015 Copa America tournament was made today in Chile, with a World Cup rematch headlining the group stage.
The tournament determines the best team in South America, and will kick-off June of 2015 in Chile.
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Colombia was drawn into Group C where they will meet Brazil, the only team to beat Colombia in 2014. Brazil defeated Los Cafeteros 2-1 in the World Cup and again 1-0 in a friendly in September. Both losses were the only defeats for Colombia in 2014 in 13 matches.
Their World Cup matchup was headlined by Juan Zuniga’s harsh challenge which ended Neymar’s tournament with a broken vertebrae in his back. Their rematch in September was also a heated battle, meaning their third meeting could be one for the ages this summer in Chile.
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Defending champions Uruguay will face Argentina in Group B play and will be without star striker Luis Suarez who will still be suspended from international play following his infamous bite on Giorgio Chiellini in the World Cup.
Mexico and Jamaica will represent CONCACAF in the tournament after both countries accepted invitations to participate from South America’s federation CONMEBOL.
The top two teams from each group will advance, as well as the two best third-place teams. The final will be held on July 4 at Estadio Nacional de Chile in Santiago.