Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo made a save and striker Alexis Sanchez converted the winning penalty as host Chile defeated Argentina 4-1 in a shootout after a 0-0 draw in the Copa America final, finally winning its first major title.Bravo stopped Ever Banega’s low shot by diving to his left to make the save, and earlier Gonzalo Higuain also missed for Argentina, sending his shot over the crossbar. Argentina vs Chile Live Updates and Score, Copa America 2015 final: CHILE win Copa America on Penalties (4-1)
The Chileans made all of their penalties. The title comes as a reward for the nearly 50,000 Chileans who packed the Estadio Nacional, and to the nation’s best generation of players in years. The result extends Argentina’s and Lionel Messi’s title drought. The national team hasn’t won a trophy in 22 years.