Copa America purely a learning experience

June 27, 2007
By Frank Dell'Apa
On the final day of group games in the 1995 Copa America, Argentina coach Daniel Passarella decided to rest several starters against the U.S. After the U.S. took a three-goal lead, Passarella sent in Gabriel Batistuta and others, but it was too late; the U.S. avoided a quarterfinal date with Brazil, which instead eliminated Argentina.

Alfio "Coco" Basile has returned as Argentina's coach -- he was replaced by Passarella after the '94 World Cup -- ...

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