Copa America 2021 Semifinal: Argentina beat Colombia 3-2 (PEN): Emi Martinez saves three penalties to set Argentina’s dream final with Brazil: Lionel Messi’s Argentina finally redeemed themselves of penalty shootout gloom after goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez turned out to be the show stopper with three saves, leading the side to 3-2 victory over Colombia in the tie-breaker. Messi set up Lautaro Martinez to give Argentina an early lead before Luis Diaz equalised.
In the tie-breaker, Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez and Leandro Paredes scored from the spot. But it was Emi Martinez’s heroics that saved a wasteful Argentina the blushes. His three saves in the shootout proved the game-changer as the win set up a final date with Brazil.
Argentina beat Colombia: Argentina are bidding for their 15th Copa America title as they take on Colombia in the second semifinal at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia. As Brazil awaits in the final Lionel Messi’s brilliant form could propel them to solve the final jigsaw of the puzzle but Colombia do have the potential to throw Colombia out of their comfort zone.
Copa America 2021: Argentina beat Colombia
Tie-Breaker: Argentina set up Copa America final date with arch-rivals Brazil with a 3-2 win over Colombia in the tie-breaker. Emiliano Martinez is Argentina’s hero with three saves.
EMI MARTINEZ MAKES HIS THIRD SAVE OF THE PENALTY SHOOTOUT AND ARGENTINA WILL PLAY FOR A #COPAAMERICA TROPHY AGAINST BRAZIL 🤯
— Billy Heyen (@BillyHeyen) July 7, 2021
Argentina beat Colombia 3-2 (PEN): Full Time: Argentina & Colombia set for Penalty Shootout as the regulation period ends in 1-1. Another heartbreak on the way for Messi? Just a reminder, there is no Extra-Time in Copa America 2021 this time.
73rd minute: A golden chance goes begging. Ospina is caught out of position with Martinez and Di Maria on open goal with only two defenders to beat but they fail to find the net. ARG 1-1 COL.
62nd minute: GOAL! Luis Diaz makes it 1-1 for Colombia.
Half Time: Argentina lead 1-0 after Lautaro Martinez’s early strike.
9th minute: GOAL! ARG 1-0 COL; Argentina take an early lead after Lionel Messi sets up Lautaro Martinez.
AND JUST LIKE THAT ARGENTINA TAKE THE LEAD
Messi sets it up and Lautaro Martínez sends it home 🔥 pic.twitter.com/zl0X0Yw6c2
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 7, 2021
Argentina beat Colombia: Copa America is a men’s football tournament contested among national teams from CONMEBOL (South American Football Confederation). They are Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela. Copa America is one of the oldest continental football competitions and the second oldest after the Olympic Football Tournament. Since 90, teams from Asia and North America have been also allowed to participate. The upcoming edition will be the 47th edition of the tournament.
Argentina: Martinez; Molina, Pezzella, Otamendi, Acuna; Rodriguez, De Paul, Lo Celso; Messi, L Martinez, Gonzalez
Colombia: Ospina; Munoz, Mina, Sanchez, Tesillo; Cuadrado, Barrios, Cuellar, Diaz; Zapata, Borja
Head to Head
Argentina wins: 23
Colombia wins: 9
Where to watch Copa America 2021 ARG vs COL LIVE stream?
Sony Sports Network (SONY SIX, SONY TEN, SONY ESPN) will provide the LIVE and exclusive coverage of Copa America 2021. You can also watch the Copa America LIVE stream on your OTT platform SONY LIV for an annual subscription of Rs 999.
Where will Copa America 2021 be held?
Copa America 2021 will take place in Brazil from June 13, 2021.
When will Copa America 2021 ARG vs COL be Started? – Date
Copa America 2021 ARG vs COL will start on July 7th
What Time Copa America 2021 ARG vs COL Will begin? Time
Copa America 2021 ARG vs COL Will begin at 6:30 AM IST
What is the prize money?
As per a report, 6.5 million USD for the winner, 3.5 million USD for runners-up
Copa America fixtures
Copa America 2021 knockout stage schedule
July 6, Brazil vs Peru – 4:30 AM IST
July 7, Argentina vs Colombia – 6:30 AM IST
Sunday, July 11: Semi-final 1 loser vs Semi-final 2 loser – 3:30 AM IST
Sunday, July 11: SF 1 Winner vs SF 2 Winner – 5:30 AM IST