Argentina vs Chile (2-1)

Lionel Messi sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to clinch Copa America bronze with either side reduced to ten men in the fussy associate clash at Arena Corinthians.

Argentina vs Chile the five-time Ballon d’Or winner gave the impression to be the victim of shoving by Chile’s urban center Medel. However, the referee sent each player off when thirty-seven minutes with Argentina already two goals to the nice.

Messi provided the assist for Sergio Aguero’s 12th-minute opener before Juventus forward Paulo Dybala doubled Argentina’s lead. However, the primary 0.5 terminated with protests against the contentious red cards.

There were twenty-one fouls before the break and sparks continued to fly as Chile were awarded a penalty directly before the hour, Arturo Gore Vidal grading from the spot.

Reinaldo Rueda’s men didn’t force associate equalizer. However, there was time for three more bookings that took the tally of cards shown to 9 at the tip of the associated explosive encounter.

Aguero lashed a trial narrowly wide when seven minutes however created amends moments later when Messi’s unconcerned free-kick picked out the Manchester town striker, United Nations agency rounded Gabriel Arias before slotting home from a right angle.

Chile’s Alexis Salim limped off clutching his hamstring before Arias created diving save from associate 18-yard Messi drive however was overwhelmed once more once Dybala controlled Giovani Lo Celso’s through-ball and broken over the goalkeeper from the sting of the six-yard box.

Dybala sent a flying volley only wide before a volatile half-turned nasty once Medel pushed Messi round the pitch just for the referee to send each player off amid noisy complaints on all sides.


Goals Argentina

12′ Argentina S. Aguero
22′ Argentina P. Dybala

Goals Chile

59′ Chile A. Vidal (pen.)


Argentina Lineups

1 Franco Armani
2 Juan Foyth
6 Germán Pezzella
17 Nicolás Otamendi
3 Nicolás Tagliafico
16 Rodrigo De Paul
5 Leandro Paredes
20 Giovani Lo Celso
10 Lionel Messi
21 Paulo Dybala
9 Sergio Agüero

Chile Lineups

1 Gabriel Arias
17 Gary Medel
18 Gonzalo Jara
5 Paulo Díaz
13 Erick Pulgar
4 Mauricio Isla
20 Charles Aránguiz
8 Arturo Vidal
15 Jean Beausejour
11 Eduardo Vargas
7 Alexis Sánchez


Argentina vs Chile Match Statistics



14 Shots Total 4
5 Shots on goal 3
7 Shots off goal 1
2 Shots blocked 0
7 Shots inside box 2
7 Shots outside box 2
21 Fouls 18
4 Corners 1
1 Offsides 2
2 Saves 3
38% Possession Time 62%


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