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Messi's and Mascherano's Argentina, to the Copa America semifinals thanks to the penalty shootout (0-0)

Tata Martino's men found reward of the match in the penalty shootout (5-4)

Messi's and Mascherano's Argentina, to the Copa America semifinals thanks to the penalty shootout (0-0)
Messi's and Mascherano's Argentina, to the Copa America semifinals thanks to the penalty shootout (0-0)

Tata Martino's men found reward of the match in the penalty shootout (5-4)

Lio Messi's and Javier Mascherano's Argentina are already in the semifinals of the Copa America after beating Colombia in the penalty shootout. Martino's men deserved to win either for the game of the match and the will in every chance until the end of the match.

 

The Colombian team danced at the rhythm of the Argentinians, that since the first minute played the game they wanted. Although they didn't have many chances, Messi and his teammates kept the intensity front a disappointed Colombia, who at the second half lost a lot of balls and they felt beaten in individual plays.

 

At the final minutes of the match, Argentina had the chance to score after a shot by Banega that touched the crossbar, and a kick by Otamendi. They planed, they must consolidate and Argentina found the reward of the match in the penalty shootout (5-4).

Heart attack penalty shootout

After 14 penalties where 5 were missed, Carlos Tévez scored the decisive, the one that gave Argentina the classification for the semifinals of Copa America. Messi scored the 1-1.