Sam Kelly examines the credentials of 2011 Copa America finalists Uruguay and Paraguay.
Jon Carter rewinds to 1924, when world champions Uruguay dominated the international scene until 1930.
Gareth Maher was at the Aviva Stadium to see an experimental Ireland impress despite losing to Uruguay.
Sam Kelly says Uruguay have made a nation dream as they celebrate fourth in Montevideo.
Understrength Uruguay fell short but they should be proud of their run anyway, says Joy Gupta
Sam Kelly made the journey to Montevideo to soak up the atmosphere with Uruguay fans.
Ernst Bouwes says Wesley Sneijder proved once again that the Dutch possess the midas touch.
John Brewin says coping with pressure will be key to the outcome of two intriguing semi-finals.
Few expected Uruguay to reach the semi-finals, but Jayaditya Gupta says they are still up for the fight.
Tom Adams argues Luis Suarez should not be demonised for his controversial handball against Ghana.