Nine-time tournament finalists Chile asked FIFA to investigate allegations that Ecuador used ineligible right-back Byron Castillo in their successful qualifying campaign.
The draw for the tournament took place on Friday, revealing the pathway to glory later this year for some of the world’s best young female players and national teams.
Messi also clipped the woodwork and forced three impressive saves out of Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo but Alexis Sanchez earned the dogged visitors a point in Santiago del Estero
Argentina will “suspend arrivals and departures to and from Britain as a precaution from tomorrow,” the interior ministry in Buenos Aires wrote in a statement Sunday evening.
Manchester United had signed Chile international Sanchez in January 2018 after he scored 80 goals in three and a half years at Arsenal.
The 12-member alliance was created to promote regional integration as a bulwark against US influence, but was plagued by political divisions and infighting over how to handle the economic and political crisis in Venezuela
“I am following with concern what is happening in Chile,’’ Francis, who hails from neighbouring Argentina, said during his weekly audience in St Peter’s Square.
Manchester United’s on-loan forward was forced off in Chile’s goalless draw against Colombia on Saturday.
The 30-year-old played only 31 of 77 possible games in his 19 months at Old Trafford and signed a season-long loan deal with Inter Milan.
Italian media published photos and videos of Sanchez from a car park at Malpensa airport and said he would undergo a medical check.
Messi was shown the red card after clashing with Gary Medel and afterwards alleged that the tournament had been fixed in favour of the hosts Brazil, who beat Argentina in a controversial semi-final on their way to claiming the title.
Chile forward Alexis Sanchez continued his resurgent form at the Copa America in Brazil by scoring the winning goal in his side’s 2-1 victory over Ecuador on Friday.
The 2015 and 2016 Copa champions took the lead against the tournament guests late in the first half with a towering header from midfielder Erick Pulgar
Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez is facing up to an eight-week spell on the sidelines due to a knee ligament injury, according to the physiotherapist of the Chilean national team.
Some Polish bishops should lose their jobs after Pope Francis receives a report in February that will accuse them of failing in their duty to report pedophile cases inside the country’s powerful Catholic Church, activists said on Monday.
10 women have been killed in a fire in a nursing home in Chile, news portal Emol reported.
In an unprecedented move, all Chile’s 34 bishops offered to resign en masse in May after attending a crisis meeting with the pope over allegations of a cover-up of sexual abuse in the South American nation.
The 64-year-old was out with family and friends in Santiago when his party were reportedly targeted by a gang.
The pope’s unequivocal stand was made clear in a stern Vatican statement on Saturday, ahead of a visit coming week by Chilean bishops who Francis summoned for an explanation of why he was misinformed about the extent of the scandal.
“It is not up to us to carry out the necessary transformations in the Church to stop the epidemic of sexual abuse and cover-up,’’ Juan Cruz, James Hamilton and Jose Murillo said.