Argentina (ARG) will take on Colombia (COL) in the second semi-finals of the Copa America 2021. The match will be held at the national stadium in Brazil. Both team will lock horns and go head to head to secure a spot in the final. Argentina have been in great form and Columbia will have to get it their best to over the Argentinian side.
Argentina vs Columbia Team preview
Argentina have had a great run so far in Copa America and booked their semi-final spot after a comfortable 3-0 win over Ecuador. Lionel Messi was the star of the show with two assists and a freekick to destroy Ecuador. Argentina will be hopeful to make it to the finals and face Brazil. The Argentina side have no shortage in attacking options, with Lautaro Martinez, Gonzalez, Angel Di Maria, and Angel Correa all aiming to cause damage in the front line.
Despite coming into the tournament as the Underdogs, the Columbian side feel confident to prove themselves in the tournament. Colombia had a somewhat underwhelming group campaign, although they always looked set to qualify through the opening 1-0 win over Ecuador, and Edwin Cardona scored the only goal of the game right before halftime.
ARG VS COL: Head to Head
Argentina have a good record against Colombia and have won 23 matches out of 40 games played between the nations. Colombia have managed nine victories against Argentina and can pose a threat to their opponents in this match. The last the two teams met was last month in the Copa America group stage.
Match Name: Argentina vs Columbia
Date: July 7
Timings: 4:30 AM IST
Venue: Estadio Nacional de Brasilia, Brazil.
Squads to choose from
Agustin Marchesin, Emiliano Martinez, Juan Musso, Franco Armani; Nicolas Tagliafico, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Cristian Romero, Nahuel Molina Lucera, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Lisandro Martinez, Gonzalo Montiel; Marcos Acuna, Joaquin Correa, Rodrigo De Paul, Angel Di Mara, Nicolas Domnguez, Giovanni Lo Celso, Guido Rodriguez, Exequiel Palacios, Leandro Paredes; Lionel Messi, Lucas Alario, Sergio Aguero, Angel Correa, Lautaro Martinez, Joaquin Correa
David Ospina, Stefan Medina, Davinson Sanchez, Yerry Mina, William Tesillo, Juan Cuadrado, Gustavo Cuellar, Mateus Uribe, Luis Diaz, Duvan Zapata, Luis Muriel, Daniel Munoz, Jhon Lucumi, Yimmi Chara, Rafael Santos Borre, Oscar Murillo, Camilo Vargas, Ferney Otero, Edwin Cardona, Carlos Cuesta, Wilmar Barrios, Alfredo Morelos, Baldomero Perlaza, Aldair Quintana, Jaminton Campaz, Sebastian Perez, Miguel Borja, Yairo Moreno
ARG VS COL: Probable Playing XI
E Martinez; Molina, Pezzella, Otamendi, Acuna; Paredes, De Paul, Lo Celso; Messi, Aguero, L Martinez
Ospina; Munoz, Mina, Sanchez, Tesillo; Cuadrado, Barrios, Cuellar, Diaz; Zapata, Borja
Argentina: Messi, L Martinez, E Martinez
Columbia: Zapata, Mina, Wilmar Barrios
Martinez (VC), Mina, Molina, Acuna, Nicolas, Barrios, Paul, Juan, Lionel (C), Lautaro, Zapata
Argentina have done well at the tournament so far, and with a real chance to take the title home, Lionel Messi has another chance of winning a trophy with the national team. However Columbia have been some potential too, they came off confidently after beating Uruguay in a penalty shootout. We predict Argentina will beat Columbia 2-1.
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