FIFA.com caught up with Chilean international Esteban Paredes to discuss the series of events that placed him in the line-up for his country's 2-0 win over Uruguay where the Atalante man tallied Chile's first goal.
It was honours even between Argentina and Bolivia in La Paz, while wins elsewhere for Ecuador, Chile and Venezuela boosted this trio's hopes of making it to Brazil 2014. FIFA.com reflects on the South American action.
There was a surprise in store at the end of the 2012 Mexican Apertura, as FIFA.com reveals in its review of a typically exciting campaign.
Queretaro were beaten for the sixth time in seven games, Leon climbed to third with a win over San Luis, Gerardo Torrado saved Cruz Azul, and Santos Laguna beat Tigres Monterrey.
FIFA.com rounds up all the news from a shortened weekend of action in the Americas, one that produced some nasty surprises for a clutch of big names.
After a blank day on Sunday, the goals were flying in again at the 2011 Copa America on Monday, with Peru holding Uruguay and Chile edging out Mexico.