Copa America 2024 Group D

Copa America 2024 GROUP D: Preview, Prediction, Key Players, and Key Matches To Watch


Copa America 2024 is set to be underway on June 20 as defending champions Argentina will kick off the competition against Canada. The Group D of Copa America is one of the toughest groups. Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, and Costa Rica are all together in this group, meaning four strong sides will face off against each other. The 2024 edition of South America’s best international competition will take place in the United States.


Brazil: Nine-time Copa America winners Brazil are the favorites in Group D. Dorival Junior’s side boast a star-studded roster. Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo, Alisson Becker, Bruno Guimaraes, Eder Militao, and more are in Brazil’s squad. The Selecaos are one of the pre-tournament favorites. They finished as runner-up in 2021.

Colombia: Nestor Loenzo’s side have solid squad. They have quality all over the pitch. James Rodriguez, Jhon Duran, Luis Diaz, and more are at their disposal. Colombia could mount a serious challenge during Copa America 2024.

Costa Rica: Costa Rica are currently ranked number 52 in the FIFA World rankings. They don’t have the most star-studded team. However, Costa Rica could turn out to be a difficult opposition to deal with during the tournament in the USA.

Paraguay: World number 56 Paraguay are the fourth team in Group F. They are notable players like Miguel Almiron and Julio Enciso in the attack. Underestimating Paraguay could be a grave mistake for the other three teams in Group D.

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Key Players To Watch Out in Copa America 2024 Group D

Vinicius Jr.
Vinicius Jr. (Image Source – Getty)

Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid superstar Vinicius Junior is perhaps the most notable current superstar in Group D. The Brazilian helped Los Blancos win three trophies in 2023-24, Supercopa de Espana, La Liga, and the UEFA Champions League. Vinicius is a leading attacker for Brazil. He is entering the tournament on a rich vein of form, having scored in the recent UEFA Champions League teammate.

Rodrygo Goes: Vinicius’ Real Madrid teammate, Rodrygo Goes is an effective player. He is often a player for the big occasions. Rodrygo’s reputation continues to grow through his achievements at Los Blancos. He is expected to be a key player for Brazil in the upcoming Copa America 2024.

James Rodriguez: In his prime, James Rodriguez was one of the best players in world football. His remarkable 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign remains fresh in fans’ memories. The former Real Madrid star hasn’t been as good as he once used to be. That said, his quality remains intact and fans could be treated with a few moments of magic from James in the upcoming Copa America 2024.

Key Games To Watch In Copa America 2024 Group D

Brazil vs. Colombia: Brazil vs. Colombia is a clash of two South American giants. The game rarely disappoints. It is expected to be a stellar affair at Copa America 2024 and things could even get heated. The match could even turn out to be a contest to decide the group winners.

Colombia vs. Paraguay: While all of Brazil’s games are must-watch, Colombia vs. Paraguay could very well be a deciding game. This match could turn out to be a decide for the second knockout qualifier from the group. It’s hard to rule Costa Rica out of contention as well. Group D promises action.

Copa America 2024 Group D Matches

MatchesDateTime (GMT)Venue
Colombia vs. ParaguayJune 2410 PMNRG Park, Houston
Brazil vs. Costa RicaJune 251 AMSoFi Stadium, California
Colombia vs. Costa RicaJune 2810 PMState Farm Stadium, Glendale
Paraguay vs. BrazilJune 29 1 AMAllegiant Stadium, Las Vegas
Brazil vs. ColombiaJuly 31 AMLevi’s Stadium, California
Costa Rica vs. ParaguayJuly 31 AMQ2 Stadium, Austin
Table: Copa America 2024 Group D Matches

Copa America Group D: predictions

  • Brazil to finish first.
  • Colombia to finish second.
  • Paraguay to finish third.
  • Costa Rica to finish last.

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