Argentina won the Copa America for the 15th time in its history, after beating Brazil 1-0, during the match that brought the two teams together in the early hours of Sunday morning at the famous “Marcana” stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Janeiro in the 2021 Copa America final.
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Argentinas only goal came in the 22nd minute through star Angel Di Maria through a superbly placed shot from the top of goalkeeper Ederson after a solo, to win the Tango 1-0.
With this result, Argentina crowned the Copa America for the 15th time, equaling the titles of Uruguay as the two most winning teams, and the legend Lionel Messi achieved the first title in his career with Tango.
The formation of the Argentina national team came: Goalkeepers: Emiliano Martinez / Defense line: Montiel, Otamendi, Romero, Aquina / Midfield: Paredes, Lo Celso, Rodrigo de Paul / Forward line: Messi, Di Maria, Lautaro Martinez.
The formation of the Brazilian national team is as follows: Goalkeepers: Ederson / Defense line: Danilo, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Renan Lodi / Midfield: Fred, Casemiro, Lucas Paqueta / Forward line: Everton, Richarlison, Neymar.
Argentina qualified for the 2021 Copa America final after beating Colombia 3-2 on penalties after the end of the original time of the match, with a positive tie with a goal for each.
On the other hand, the Brazilian national team qualified for the final of the current edition of the Copa America, which it is hosting on its soil, after defeating its counterpart, Peru, with a goal without a response.
The “samba dancers” team succeeded in leading its group with 10 points, after achieving three victories and a single draw in the group stage, and with the same balance of points, the Argentine team also topped its group.
The Brazilian national team faced its Argentine counterpart in 109 previous matches in all tournaments, and the Samba team had the upper hand, who managed to win 43 matches, while the Argentine Tango won 40 matches, while the result of a tie was decided 26 matches between the two teams.
Brazil managed to score 165 goals against Argentina, while Tango scored 162 goals against the Brazilian samba.
The first meeting between the Brazilian national team and its Argentine counterpart was in 1914 in a friendly match, and the Argentine Tango won by three clean goals, just as the Argentine team defeated its Brazilian counterpart with a clean goal in the last match that brought them together in 2019.