Akash Das Sports Correspondent:
Argentina secured the last four by beating Ecuador 3-0 in the fourth quarter final of the current Copa America.
Fighting for supremacy in the South American region, two-time world champions Argentina took to the field against Ecuador this morning in the fourth quarter-final of the Copa Am rica football tournament.
The Argentines, who have been attacking Ecuador one after the other since the start of the match, have to wait until the 40th minute to see the goal. Lionel Messi’s extended ball fooled Ecuador’s goalkeeper Galindas and put the ball in the net to give Argentina the lead. After that, if there were no more goals in the first half, Scolani’s disciples went to the break with a 1-0 lead.
Desperate to come back from the break to score, Ecuador forgot about themselves at the end of the second half and digested the goal. In the 84th minute of the match, Argentine striker Loerto Martinez forgot the Ecuador defenders and got the ball. He got the ball straight into the net and gave Argentina a 2-0 lead. On the other hand, in the last moment of the match, Messi scored a goal from a free-kick and Argentina left the field with a 3-0 victory.
Colombia secured the semifinals with a 2-4 win over Uruguay in a tiebreaker in the other quarter-final of the day.