Argentine Meat: The Martinezes put the defending champion into the semifinals

Argentine Meat: The Martinezes put the defending champion into the semifinals
Argentine Meat: The Martinezes put the defending champion into the semifinals

ARGENTINA won 4-2 on penalties Ecuador and made it to the semi-finals of the Copa América, after a 1-1 draw in the 90 minutes of regulation time at NRG Stadium in Houston.

The match between Scaloneta and Tri will be played at the NRG Stadium in Houston, with the referee being Uruguayan Andrés Matonte.

Argentina, which had Lionel Messi as a starterstarted ahead on the scoreboard with a header from Lisandro Martínez.

The Albiceleste played a very weak second half and ceded the initiative to Ecuador, which had a penalty that Enner Valencia kicked off the post.

With the end approaching, Kevin Rodríguez scored the equaliser and extended the shoot-out to Emiliano Martínez’s favourite material.

Dibu saved two shots in the series and made up for Lionel Messi’s shot that hit the crossbar, who opened the series with his left foot for the Argentine National Team.

La Scaloneta will play on Tuesday at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey against Venezuela or Canada, who will meet this Friday in the second match of the quarterfinals.

Lisandro Martínez opened the scoring in Houston.

Enner Valencia missed a penalty.

Kevin Rodríguez tied the score in added time.

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COVER PHOTO: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP

 
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