When the game enters the 90th minute and league titles are on the line, strange things can happen in football.
With Brazil into the World Cup and Argentina on the verge, teams such as Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, and Uruguay are fighting for their spots.
Argentina failed to score for the first time since June 2019 but a 0-0 draw at Paraguay maintained their unbeaten record in World Cup qualifying.
Brazil are leading the way in CONMEBOL qualifying, but what about the rest as this week's tripleheaders see two-thirds of games complete?
The suspension of Argentina vs. Brazil took the spotlight off a competitive South American World Cup qualifying, but all eyes are back on the pitch.
Ecuador scored two late goals to beat Paraguay 2-0 on Thursday, a result that keeps them firmly in the running for Qatar 2022.
Brazil are comfortably out front of South America's World Cup qualifying campaign, but behind them, a lot could change between now and Qatar 2022.
Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta helped his side beat Chile, while Peru overcame Paraguay on penalties.
Peru beat Paraguay 4-3 on penalties to move into the Copa America semifinals on Friday following an action-packed match that ended 3-3.
Will Neymar lead Brazil to another Copa America crown, or will Lionel Messi finally win his first senior international title with Argentina?
Neymar is in form, Leo Messi is breaking records, but it's the displays of Ricardo Gareca's Peru that have been the talk of the Copa group stage.
An Edinson Cavani penalty sealed an easy 1-0 win for Uruguay against neighbours Paraguay at the Copa America.
Miguel Almiron got a goal and an assist as Paraguay beat Chile 2-0 in the Copa America on Thursday and confirmed their place in the last eight.
Uruguay's Facundo Torres and Ecuador's Gonzalo Plata may be inconsistent, but they are making people sit up and take notice at the Copa America.
Argentina ensured their place in the quarterfinals of the Copa America with a 1-0 win over Paraguay on Monday.
There were 140 known COVID-19 cases at the Copa America in Brazil on Monday, up from 66 positive tests on Thursday.
The second set of Copa America matches saw Argentina get their first win of the tournament while hosts Brazil scored another big victory.
Half of the teams playing the Copa America -- Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Chile -- have confirmed at least one positive test.
The first set of Copa America matches have concluded. As Brazil still struggles with COVID-19 cases, the on-field action is officially underway.
Paraguay went behind to an early penalty but scored three times in the second half for a 3-1 win over Bolivia in Monday's Copa America opener.
After a long and controversial saga, the Copa America will kick off. Will Brazil repeat as winners or can Lionel Messi lead Argentina to glory?
Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected all three injunctions sought to prevent the Copa America tournament being held in the country.
Mastercard Inc and drinks company Ambev, major sponsors of South American football, backed away from the Copa America on Wednesday.
Members of the Brazil soccer team have criticised CONMEBOL's last-minute decision to host the Copa America amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.