Brasilia, July 7: Argentina enters the final thrashing Colombia 3 - 2 on the penalties in the second Semi - Final.
Where 90 minutes of the match ended with 1 - 1 at Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brazil on Wednesday. During the regular time Argentina score the first goal by L. Martinez in the early 7 minutes and the eqalizer was scored by L. Diaz of Colombia on 61st minutes. Both the team has missed many opportunities and was unable to convert it to a goal. After full time directly penalties was given without 30 minutes of extra time. The match also witnessed
maximum number of Yellow cards.
The Argentinean Goalkeeper Eimiliano Martinez emerges as the Hero of the second semi- final savings the penalties taken by Sanchez, Yerry Mina, and Edwin Cardona. Messi scores the opening penalty shoot, the second one was missed by De Paul, then the third and fourth one was scored by L. Paredes and L. Martinez giving Argentina the lead by 3 - 2 goals.
Colombia's Cuadrado scored there first penalty making it 1 - 1 and then forth one was scored by M. Barja leading the final score to 3 - 2.
On the first semifinals Brazil beat Peru 1 - 0 on Tuesday to enter the finals. The only goal was scored by Lucas Pequeta at 35th minutes giving Brazil 1 - 0 lead on the first half. Peru tried there best for the equalizer but was unable to manage and the score remains 1 - 0 till the end of the Match.
CLASH OF CHAMP
Argentina' s Star Lionel Messi to meet against Brazilian Star Neymar Jr. in the Copa America 2021 finals on Sunday at Maracana Stadium Rio-de-Janerio. Once a teammate of Barcelona FC will play against each other in the finals. It's going to be a fans furry match.
Neymar said after wining the semis, " he wanted to meet his Barcelona's mentor Messi at the decider".
Messi reply to it, " Both of us are in the final, I know Neymar said it because we are friends and he wanted me to be there too".