Argentina beats Colombia 5-4 over penalties in Copa America quarter final 2015

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Monday, June 29, 2015

On Friday, Argentina defeated Colombia in the third quarter- final of the 2015 Copa América ((en)) Spanish language: America Cup which was held in Estadio Sausalito stadium in Viña del Mar, Chile. Argentina defeated Colombia 5–4 on penalty shootout.

Argentina had more possession in the match. A total of eight yellow cards were shown for 35 fouls, of which six came in the first half. Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina denied Messi and Agüero's on target shots in the first half. Only one substitution was made in the first half. The second half saw just two yellow cards.

At the end of 90 minutes, 4 minutes were added. But, no side could find the net. Since no extra time is added in quarter-finals of Copa America, penalty shoot-out was called. Colombia began the penalty shoot-out. A total of 5 penalties were missed and Tevez's penalty kick converted into goal sealed the victory for Argentina.

Argentina is now to face the winner of Brazil v Paraguay quarter-final on June 30.



June 26, 2015
Argentina 0–0
(5-4) on penalties
Colombia Estadio Sausalito, Viña del Mar
Referee: Roberto García (Mexico)
Messi Penalty scored
Garay Penalty scored
Banega Penalty scored
Lavezzi Penalty scored
Biglia Missed
Rojo Missed
Tevez Penalty scored
Penalty scored Rodríguez
Penalty scored Falcao
Penalty scored Cuadrado
Missed Muriel
Penalty scored Cardona
Missed Zúñiga
Missed Murillo

Squad
GK 1 Sergio Romero
4 Pablo Zabaleta
2 Ezequiel Garay
17 Nicolás Otamendi
16 Marcos Rojo
6 Lucas Biglia
14 Javier Mascherano  Booked after 34 minutes 34'
21 Javier Pastore Substituted off after 77 minutes 77'
10 Messi (c Booked after 90+1 minutes 90+1'
11 Sergio Agüero Booked after 20 minutes 20'  Substituted off after 73 minutes 73'
7 Ángel Di María Substituted off after 87 minutes 87'
Substitutions:
18 Carlos Tevez Substituted on after 73 minutes 73'
19 Éver Banega Substituted on after 77 minutes 77'
22 Ezequiel Lavezzi Substituted on after 87 minutes 87'
Manager:
Gerardo Martino
GK 1 David Ospina
18 Juan Camilo Zúñiga
2 Cristián Zapata
22 Jeison Murillo
4 Santiago Arias Booked after 37 minutes 37'
11 Juan Cuadrado Booked after 41 minutes 41'
15 Alexander Mejía Booked after 21 minutes 21'
16 Víctor Ibarbo Substituted off after 85 minutes 85'
10 James Rodríguez (c Booked after 12 minutes 12'
19 Teófilo Gutiérrez Substituted off after 24 minutes 24'
21 Jackson Martínez Substituted off after 74 minutes 74'
Substitutions:
8 Edwin Cardona Substituted on after 24 minutes 24'
9 Radamel Falcao Booked after 86 minutes 86'  Substituted on after 74 minutes 74'
20 Luis Muriel Substituted on after 85 minutes 85'
Manager:
José Pékerman

Man of the Match:
Lionel Messi (Argentina)

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