After the victory, Brazilian striker Neymar said that he wants to face Argentina in the final. Messi is in great form at the moment and has four goals and four assists. He scored a goal and assisted twice in the quarter-finals against Ecuador.
Argentina did not win the title for a long time
On the other hand, Ospina saved two penalties in the quarter-final shootout against Uruguay. The match was a goalless draw till the scheduled time. Messi is waiting for the first big title with Argentina. Argentina have not won the title since the 1993 Copa America. Colombia won the Copa America in 2001.
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Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni hailed Colombia as a tough opponent. He said, we will play by maintaining this winning streak. The coach said that defender Christian Romero, who has yet to recover from injury, could be replaced by German Pezzella. Colombia coach Reinaldo Rueda said, Argentina is a very competitive team. Very mature and we have to do our best
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First Published: July 07, 2021, 01:00 IST