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PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Most thought Chile’s glory days were over when it failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Its golden generation was considered done and few expected “La Roja” to be capable of adding to the two Copa América titles it won in 2015 and 2016.

But nearly two years after Chile’s demoralizing elimination in World Cup qualifying, a squad with many of the players who participated in the team’s successful run has put Chile back in the hunt for a title.

Victory against Peru in Wednesday’s Copa América semifinal will leave Chile a game away from its third straight South American title, a feat no team has achieved in

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