Podcast: Copa America semifinal preview; How will U.S. contain Messi?
On the new Copa America edition of the Planet Futbol Podcast, host Avi Creditor is joined by SI senior writer Grant Wahl and SI.com's Brian Straus to recap the United States' win over Ecuador to propel the team into the Copa America semifinals. The Americans will face FIFA No. 1-ranked Argentina in that game, and they won't lack for challenges, with numerous suspensions compounding the obvious threats that Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero, and the rest of the Argentinean attack can cause. How will Jurgen Klinsmann deal with these issues?
The guys also discuss Mexico's incredible 7-0 destruction against Chile in another quarterfinal. Will the loss signal the end of Juan Carlos Osorio's reign as coach of the team? And why did Mexico lose so badly in the first place?
Listen to the new Planet Futbol Podcast below: