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Chilean striker Eduardo Vargas celebrates at the end of the during the Copa America 2015 semi-final match against Peru. Photograph: EPA

Leading Chile to the Copa America final was a dream come true for coach Jorge Sampaoli, who felt relief after the hosts overcame nerves to secure vict(...)

Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke celebrates scoring his side’s second goal of the game with team-mate Jack Grealish during the  Premier League match against QPR at Villa Park. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

Aston Villa 3 QPR 3The Premier League title race may have run out of legs but this battle to avoid relegation is becoming increasingly compelling. Chr(...)

 Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates scoring their third goal against  Queens Park Rangers at Goodison Park. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Everton 3 QPR 1Everton turned their final home game before Christmas into a yuletide celebration with a Salvation Army brass band playing carols at ha(...)

 Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski makes a save against Queens Park Rangers at Liberty Stadium. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Swansea City 2 QPR 0The goals were a long time coming but Swansea eventually broke QPR’s spirited resistance after 78 minutes as Ki Sung-yueng and Way(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Brazil’s players celebrate after winning the penalty shoot against  Chile at the  Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte. Photograph: EPA

Brazil 1 Chile 1 (aet, 1-1 after 90 mins. Brazil win 3-2 on penalties)The hosts survived and Chile had to suffer yet more World Cup heartbreak against(...)

Alexis Sanchez scored Chile’s opening goal of the World Cup in the 3-1 defeat of Australia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba last Friday. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

The first week of this World Cup has seen events on and off the pitch conspire together for the perfect start.On the field the football has been attac(...)

Chile’s Alexis Sanchez  clips the ball past scores past England’s goalkeeper Fraser Forster to score his second goal while  Chris Smalling looks on during last night’s international friendly   at Wembley Stadium in London. Photo: Darren Staples/Reuters

England 0 Chile 2For Roy Hodgson, at least there is the consolation that something good might have come out of a disappointing night. England’s manage(...)