The Argentine national team He is looking for a victory against Ecuador in Goiania that will deposit him in the semifinals of the Copa América. In that instance already wait Colombia, who won 4-2 on penalties against Uruguay, after drawing without goals in the 90 minutes.
The match is played in at the Pedro Ludovico Teixeira Olympic Stadium in Goiania, and has the arbitration of the Brazilian Wilton Sampaio and live televising of Public TV and TyC Sports.
It is good start of the game for Scaloni’s team, which presses near the area of Ecuador that, faithful to the ideas of its coach, Gustavo Alfaro, he prepared to attack from counterattack.
In that tune, barely The National Team took two minutes to test goalkeeper Galíndez, with a nice right hand from Lautaro Martínez, who ten minutes later returned to finish off the goal, although this time the defender Arbolera saved, with a header.
An error in the departure from Ecuador, left Messi hand in hand against Galíndez, but the left stick denied the Argentine captain the opening of the scoreboard.
All the good things that Argentina had been doing almost faltered at 37, when Palacios took a good center in defense, which did not come close to heading Valencia and then Franco passed by before an Argentine defense that had been surpassed.
However, the scare lasted very little because in the reply, the national team found the goal that had been denied. Nicolás González first, Messi open to the left changed for De Paul who, with the arc at will, defined crossed to put the game 1-0, at 39.