There will be no honeymoon period for new Brazil coach Tite, who has important World Cup qualifiers looming on the horizon.
For the Copa Centenario to be considered a success for Concacaf, Panama need to qualify for the knockout stages.
There have been few thrills in the opening weekend of the centennial Copa America.
The 2016 Copa America will be held in the USA following the FIFAgate controversy.
Brazil coach Dunga could be on the verge of breaking with decades worth of Brazilian football tradition.
The probably loss through injury of Luis Suarez may be a blessing in disguise for Uruguay at the Copa America.
A tiny team from Ecuador have taken this season's Libertadores Cup by storm.
Dunga's provisional squad for the Copa America is notable more for the players left out than those included.
Tim Vickery looks ahead to the start of the new season in Brazil.
The player drain from South America has been highlighted by the latest round of Libertadores matches.