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Chile advances to the Copa America final despite storm delay

Chile advances to the Copa America final despite storm delay

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Not even a torrential storm could stop defending champions Chile from reaching the the Copa America finals.

The team beat Colombia 2-0, in the semi finals held on Wednesday night.

Early goals by Charles Aranguiz and Jose Fuenzalida staked the Chilean side to an early lead though Colombia created their fair share of chances.

However, the second half was delayed by nearly three hours after the stadium was drenched with rain.

The Colombians will now play hosts the United States, in the third-place play-off on Saturday.

Chile will face Argentina in the finals to be held in New jersey on Sunday.

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