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Copa America: Chile open title defence with Japan hammering

Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal since January during Chile's victory over Japan
Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal since January during Chile's victory over Japan

Defending champions Chile kicked off their bid for a third straight Copa America title with a 4-0 win over Japan in Sau Paulo, as Alexis Sanchez returned to form.

Eduardo Vargas scored a second-half brace as Chile took advantage of too many squandered chances by Japan, one of two teams invited to take part in the South American tournament.

Japan's youthful side showed promising signs despite the scoreline, with Real Madrid Castilla's new midfielder Kubo a particular standout, but poor finishing from 20-year-old striker Ayase Ueda opened up the opportunity for Chile to secure a comfortable three points.

Erick Pulgar set up the victory just before the break when he headed in Charles Aranguiz's corner in the 41st minute and Vargas netted his first nine minutes into the second half.

Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez headed into the top-left corner in the 82nd minute before Vargas quickly added his second a minute later to wrap up the win.

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Most Read Football

A complete list of every completed summer 2019 transfer window deal1

Transfer Window: Done Deals

Get all the complete signings in the summer 2019 football transfer window from the Premier League, Sky Bet EFL and Europe.

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip from the back pages2

Paper Talk: World record window

Manchester United have agreed a world-record £80m deal for Leicester defender Harry Maguire, according to the back pages.

Fabian Delph in action for England3

Everton make Delph signing

Everton have announced the signing of midfielder Fabian Delph from Manchester City on a three-year deal.

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip from the back pages
4

Paper Talk: £180m for Pogba

Manchester United have hardened their stance on Paul Pobga - putting a £180m price tag on the midfielder - but only Real Madrid remain interested.

Paper Talk has all the latest football gossip from the back pages5

Paper Talk: The magic number

Arsenal could offer three players plus cash for Wilfried Zaha according to reports in today's papers, while there's further speculation around the future of Harry Maguire.

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