Copa America 2024 Group D: Teams, table, standings, schedule, results for Brazil and other nations

Group D of the Copa America 2024 will pit Colombia, Paraguay and either Costa Rica or Honduras against the might of five-time world champions Brazil.

Still without a permanent head coach — Fernando Diniz took temporary charge this year after Tite left in the wake of their quarterfinal exit at the 2022 World Cup — the Selecao have not enjoyed a particularly good past two years.

Beaten by Argentina at the final of the 2021 Copa America, they had the ignominy of watching their South American rivals winning the trophy in Qatar last year, while Lionel Messi and company then inflicted upon Brazil their first home defeat in World Cup qualifying barely two weeks ago.

Miami is where the final of the Copa America will take place on July 14 next year after a month-long competition in the United States.

Below is how the Group D schedule looks with two teams confirmed alongside Brazil. Plus, there is a bracket for the knockout rounds, so the four nations will have a decent idea of what lies in store if they can progress to the quarterfinal stage and beyond.

MORE: Brazil vs. Argentina history and all-time head-to-head results

COPA AMERICA GROUP BREAKDOWNS:
Group A | Group B | Group C

Copa America 2024 Group D: Table, standings

Each Copa America group consists of four teams. These teams each play the other once in a round-robin format. The top two from each group will progress to the quarterfinals.

Teams are ranked by points, then goal difference, and then goals scored. Should teams be level on those three criteria, the head-to-head record between those nations is used as a tiebreaker.

Pos Team GP Pts W-D-L GD
1. Brazil 0 0 0-0-0 0
2. Colombia 0 0 0-0-0 0
3. Paraguay 0 0 0-0-0 0
4. Costa Rica/Honduras 0 0 0-0-0 0

Copa America 2024 Group D fixtures, schedule, results

Date Match Venue Result
Jun. 24, 2024 Brazil vs. Costa Rica/Honduras SoFi Stadium
(Inglewood, CA)
Jun. 24, 2024 Colombia vs. Paraguay NRG Stadium
(Houston, TX)
Jun. 28, 2024 Paraguay vs. Brazil Allegiant Stadium
(Las Vegas, NV)
Jun. 28, 2024 Colombia vs. Costa Rica/Honduras State Farm Stadium
(Glendale, AZ)
July 2, 2024 Brazil vs. Colombia Levi’s Stadium
(Santa Clara, CA)
July 2, 2024 Costa Rica/Honduras vs. Paraguay Q2 Stadium
(Austin, TX)

Copa America 2024 Group D teams

Brazil

Brazil’s towering reputation has taken something of a battering since they reached the final of the Copa America on home soil in 2021.

Having lifted the trophy in 2019, the Selecao were primed to secure title number 10 before losing to bitter rivals Argentina behind closed doors at the Maracana. Argentina repeated that success in World Cup qualification in November, with Lionel Messi and Co. having unforgettably swept to glory in Qatar last year.

Brazil fell to Croatia in the quarterfinals at the 2022 World Cup and have since been in a state of flux. Long-time head coach Tite stepped down and Fluminense’s Copa Libertadores-winning coach Fernando Diniz is the second interim boss to take charge, with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) retaining designs on having Real Madrid’s veteran tactician Carlo Ancelotti in place before the Copa.

Neymar is facing a race to be fit for the tournament after undergoing knee surgery, while the defeat to Argentina was Brazil’s fourth World Cup qualifier without a win. Perhaps the Copa America draw will sharpen minds ahead of a competition where the Selecao might be dangerously under-estimated.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 5 (November, 2023)
  • Regional ranking: 2nd (South America)
  • Copa America titles: 9
  • Copa America appearances (last): 37 (2021)
  • Coach: Fernando Diniz (Brazil) since July 2023 (interim deal)
  • Key players: Alisson (Liverpool / England), Casemiro (Man United / England), Marquinhos (PSG / France), Neymar (Al Hilal / Saudi Arabia), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid / Spain)

Colombia

Argentinian coach Nestor Lorenzo took the Colombia job at what felt like a tricky time as Reinaldo Rueda’s second spell in charge of the national team ended in failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.

As things stand, that doesn’t look like being too much of a problem for 2026, with Colombia third in the CONMEBOL standings and undefeated in six qualifiers. The highlight of that run was Luis Diaz’s stirring late brace which secured a stunning 2-1 win over Brazil in Barranquilla.

There is an experienced core to the squad. All-time record appearance holder David Ospina is aiming to recover from a serious elbow injury to take his place between the posts, while centre-backs Davinson Sanchez and Yerry Mina and playmaker James Rodriguez have all previously caught the eye on the big stage.

However, it’s Liverpool livewire Diaz who is likely to provide the X-factor and the winger will shoulder most of Colombia’s hopes, if they are to match their semifinal run last time around.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 15 (November, 2023)
  • Regional ranking: 4th (CONMEBOL)
  • Copa America titles (last): 1 (2001)
  • Copa America appearances (last): 23 (2021)
  • Coach: Nestor Lorenzo (Argentina) since June 2022
  • Key players: David Ospina (Al Nassr / Saudi Arabia), Luis Diaz (Liverpool / England), Davinson Sanchez (Galatasaray / Turkey), Yerry Mina (Fiorentina / Italy), James Rodriguez (Sao Paulo / Brazil)

Paraguay

Paraguay qualified for four consecutive World Cups between 1998 and 2010 and reached the 2011 Copa America final. It represented a golden period for the two-time continental champions.

A Luis Suarez and Diego Forlan-inspired Uruguay ran out 3-0 winners in the 2011 showpiece and times have been tough since then for La Albirroja. 

They are yet to return to the World Cup in three attempts and one win in six adds up to a troubling start to qualification for the expanded 2026 edition.

In the past two Copas, Paraguay were beaten on penalties in the quarterfinals — by Brazil in 2019 and Peru in 2021. Reaching the knockout stages once more would be considered a success this time around.

Head coach Daniel Garnero will have his hopes pinned on a pair of Premier League attacking talents. Miguel Almiron has long been a star of his national team and is scaling new heights in the Champions League with Newcastle United this season. 

Julio Enciso is a hugely exciting forward whose breakthrough at Brighton has been halted by injury but the teenager is set to return to action in the new year.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 53 (November, 2023)
  • Regional ranking: 9th (CONMEBOL)
  • Copa America titles (last): 2 (1979)
  • Copa America appearances (last): 38 (2021)
  • Coach: Daniel Garnero (Argentina) since September 2023
  • Key players: Miguel Almiron (Newcastle / England), Gustavo Gomez (Milan / Italy), Fabian Balbuena (Dynamo Moscow / Russia), Julio Enciso (Brighton / England), Antonio Sanabria (Torino / Italy)

Costa Rica/Honduras

Either Costa Rica or Honduras will confirm qualification during the CONCACAF playoff round in March.

Copa America 2024 Group D: Knockout bracket, path to final

Here is how the knockout phase will look for the two teams that qualify from Group D, starting with the quarterfinals.

Copa America 2024 quarterfinals

Date Match Time (ET) Venue
Jul. 4, 2024 1A vs. 2B TBD NRG Stadium
(Houston, TX)
Jul. 5, 2024 1B vs. 2A TBD AT&T Stadium
(Arlington, TX)
Jul. 6, 2024 1C vs. 2D TBD Allegiant Stadium
(Las Vegas, NV)
Jul. 6, 2024 1D vs. 2C TBD State Farm Stadium
(Glendale, AZ)

Copa America 2024 semifinals

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Jul. 9, 2024 QF1 vs. QF2 TBD MetLife Stadium
(East Rutherford, NJ)
Wed, Dec. 14 QF3 vs. QF4 TBD Bank of America Stadium
(Charlotte, NC)

Copa America 2024 3rd Place

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Jul. 13, 2024 Semifinal losers TBD Bank of America Stadium
(Charlotte, NC)

Copa America 2024 final

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Jul. 14, 2024 Semifinal winners TBD Hard Rock Stadium
(Miami, FL)

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