Lionel Messi made his first start of the Copa America tournament and tied a national record with his 54th international goal as Argentina defeated Venezuela 4-1 on Saturday to set up a semifinal match against the United States.
Italy and Spain secured their second straight victories in the European Championship on Friday to advance to the knockout stages of the competition.
Germany provided the first goalless draw, England earned the first comeback victory and Ukraine became the first team to be eliminated from the European Championship on Thursday.
Another benchmark for the United States. Another huge goal for Clint Dempsey.
The French progressed to the second round of the European Championship they're hosting with a 2-0 win over Albania, keeping their supporters and coach Didier Deschamps on edge right to the end on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal was upstaged by a team of Icelanders and Hungary beat Austria on a day of surprises at the European Championship on Tuesday.
Argentina maintained their 100 percent start to the Copa America Centenario with an easy win over Bolivia, as holders Chile booked their place in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Mexico's Jesus Manuel "Tecatito" Corona missed shot after shot on Monday night with El Tri trailing Venezuela by a goal.
Italy opened its campaign with an impressive victory over Belgium, while defending champion Spain beat the Czech Republic on a good day for the big teams at the European Championship on Monday.
Even with little at stake, the expectation is Lionel Messi will play in Argentina's final group game of the Copa America. But Argentina manager Gerardo Martino was coy on Monday as to whether Messi will be on the field from the start, or if it'll be another supporting performance off the bench from the star forward who has been dealing with a back injury.