Argentina will face Colombia in the Copa America semifinals on Tuesday at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia Mane Garrincha.
Argentina is coming off a 3-0 victory over Gustavo Alfaro’s Ecuador in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Argentina won thanks to goals from Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul, Inter Milan attacker Lautaro Martinez, and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. Piero Hincapie of the Talleres was sent off late in the second half for Ecuador.
Colombia, on the other hand, drew 0-0 (4-2 p) with Oscar Tabarez’s Uruguay in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Despite the absence of players such as James Rodriguez and Juan Cuadrado, Colombian coach Reinaldo Rueda’s team was able to win on penalties.
Colombia vs. Argentina Head-to-Head
Argentina has won 40 of the 40 head-to-head meetings between the two teams. They’ve won 23, lost nine, and drawn eight games.
Lionel Messi scores his 76th career goal for Argentina and is now 1 shy of Pelé for the most goals by a South American player in men’s senior international history.— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) July 4, 2021
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