Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile downed fierce rivals Peru 2-1 here Monday to reach the Copa America final for the first time in nearly 30 years.
In Montreal on Tuesday, Germany, world champions in 2003 and 2007, take on the United States, triumphant in 1991 and 1999 and winners of the last three Olympic gold medals. Then on Wednesday in Edmonton, defending world champions Japan face an England team that on Saturday upset hosts Canada to reach the last four for the first time.
Substitute Mana Iwabuchi scored during a scramble in front in the 87th minute to secure a 1-0 win over Australia in the Women's World Cup quarterfinal on Saturday. The fourth-ranked Japanese will stay in Edmonton, where they will play England in the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Taylor and Bronze scored in the shocking first 14 minutes to eliminate Canada from its home World Cup with a 2-1 win.
Paraguay ousted Brazil on penalties in the quarter-finals of the 2011 edition of the tournament, and will face Argentina on Tuesday, while Chile play Peru on Monday in the first semi-final.
Top-ranked Germany won a dramatic penalty shoot-out 5-4 to break French hearts after the tie ended 1-1 after 120 minutes in Montreal, while the United States overpowered China 1-0 in front of a largely American crowd of 24,000 fans at Ottawa's Lansdowne Stadium thanks to a second half Carli Lloyd goal.
Former Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was the hero for Argentina, stepping up to ram home the decisive sudden death spot kick after Colombia's Jeison Murillo had blazed over the bar to give the favourites the initiative.
Diego Maradona senior, known as Don Diego, died at a Buenos Aires private clinic after failing to recover from long-standing coronary and respiratory illnesses.
Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as Fifa president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer's governing body that is gripped by a corruption scandal.
Flamengo forward Guerrero, who has spent the past three years in Brazil after spells in Germany with Bayern Munich and Hamburg, scored in the 20th, 23rd, and 74th minute to put an end to Bolivia's campaign.
Even as Stephen Constantine seeks to go beyond India to bolster his team, it is unlikely the sports ministry will have a rethink. Sports secretary Ajit Sharan said: “The chances of withdrawing the policy are absolutely minimal. We are not even thinking about it.”
Chile striker Mauricio Isla scored the lone goal of the pulsating encounter at Santiago's Estadio Nacional as Uruguay's Edinson Cavani and Jorge Fucile were sent off.
Brazil forward Roberto Firmino joined Liverpool from German side Hoffenheim on Wednesday for a reported fee of 29 million pounds ($45.8 million) that would make him the second most expensive player in the English club's history.
The only team in the tournament to have won every game, Japan dominated the Dutch debutants with their speed and skill and move on to Edmonton and a Saturday meeting with Australia, who booked their last eight spot with an upset of Brazil.
Seeing the US eke out results against teams they once would have expected to thrash, is proving difficult to take. The US beat Colombia 2-0 in the second round to set up a quarter-final with China in Ottawa on Friday and coach Jill Ellis seemed a little irritated to be asked whether she was happy with the way her team were playing. But it did not take long for Ellis' view to be challenged