Copa America Semifinal: Result ARGENTINA 2 – 0 CANADA, Tuesday 9 July 2024

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Tues 9 July    Copa America Semifinal    Ball Possession  % Argentina – % Canada

     Argentina 2 – 0 Canada

22’Julián Álvarez
51′ Lionel Messi
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✅   Argentina, giant 2022 World Cup winner, is defending Copa America tile.  Argentina won the Copa America Semifinal defeating Canada on Tuesday 9 July 2024 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  Argentina will face either Uruguay or Colombia in the final in Miami Gardens on Sunday July 14.

It’s a battle among opposite status. Imagine, Argentina FIFA Ranking number 1 while Canada FIFA Ranking is in the 48th position. Canada is making its debut in grand style in the Copa America. Basically, it is a David vs Goliath battle to conquer a place for the Final.

🇮🇹 Serie A Players called up for Argentina 🇦🇷 

  • Lucas Martinez Quarta (Fiorentina) listed among substitutes
  • Leandro Paredes (Roma) listed among substitutes
  • Valentin Carboni (A.C. Monza) listed among substitutes
  • Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina) played from the 78th minute after replacing Ángel Di María
  • Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)  played from the 78th minute after replacing
    Julián Álvarez

🇨🇦 Canada National Team

  • Tajon Buchanan (Inter Milan) 🇨🇦

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Argentina took the lead in the 22nd minute. Julián Álvarez defeated Canada goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau with a right footed shot to the center. The assist is by Rodrigo De Paul.

Argentina sending clear signals that they want to win the game. In the 51st minute, Lionel Messi scored from very close range with a left footed shot to the center. The assist is by Enzo Fernández.

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Stats before the game: Argentina already beat Canada in this Copa America Group Stage Group A game with a 2-0 in its opening match on June 20. Canada reached the last four in their first ever appearance in the Copa America. Canada have won only one of their four matches in 90 minutes.   Argentina and Canada made the Semifinals via penalty shootouts. Argentina defeating Ecuador and Canada beating Venezuela, with both matches ending in a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes. Argentina is unbeaten in their last nine matches in all competitions and conceding only three goals. Argentina have not lost a major tournament match in the United States since their 3-2 defeat to Romania back in the 1994 World Cup Round of 16.  Interestingly, we have the challenge between Conmebol team Argetina vs CONCACAF team Canada. Canada looking for a miracle. The last time a CONCACAF team advanced to the final was in 2011 when Mexico were beaten by Colombia (1-0) after defeating Uruguay in the semifinals (2-1).

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 COPA AMERICA 2024
Semifinals

🇦🇷  Argentina – Canada 🇨🇦
Tuesday 9 July 2024
MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA

20:00 (Eastern time)

Referee: Piero Maza (CHI)
Assistant referee N°1: Claudio Urrutia (CHI)
Assistant referee N°2: Jose Retamal (CHI)
Fourth official: Cristian Garay (CHI)
Fifth official: Juan Serrano (CHI)
VAR: Juan Lara (CHI)
AVAR: Edson Cisternas (CHI)

⚽️ Goals:

Official Lineups – Formations – Tabellino:

Lineup ARGENTINA (4-4-2): Emiliano Martínez(GK); Montiel, Romero, Lisandro, Tagliafico; Di Maria, De Paul, Enzo, Mac Allister; Messi (C), Alvarez
Coach: Lionel Scaloni
Lineup Canada (4-2-3-1): Crepeau(GK), Davies, Cornelius, Bombito, Johnston; Eustaquio, Kone; Shaffelburg, David, Laryea; Larin

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