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Analysis – Four stars from the Copa America quarter-finals

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So the Copa America quarter-finals are now done with, and the final four of the competition is settled.

Brazil, hosts of this Copa America, progressed via penalties past Paraguay and will meet Argentina, who were 2-0 winners over Venezuela.

Chile also saw off Colombia via the penalty shootout route, while Peru needed Luis Suarez to miss a penalty in their shootout to get past Uruguay.

Shootouts were the story of the day in the quarter-finals, with this Copa America having lacked quality in the knockout rounds so far.

There have, though, been some excellent performances in the otherwise mediocre games. So we’ve looked at the four best performers from them.

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