Argentina Starts Copa America with 3 Points!

In the opening match of Copa America, Argentina defeated Canada 2-0.

Publication: 21.06.2024 - 10:49
Argentina Starts Copa America with 3 Points!
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Argentina faced off against Canada in the Copa America 2024's opening game.

The match, held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, USA, saw Argentina secure a 2-0 victory.

The goals that brought victory to the Blue and Whites were scored by Julian Alvarez in the 49th minute and Lautaro Martinez in the 88th minute.

With this result, Argentina begins Group A with 3 points, while Canada remains with 0 points.

A First for Messi

Argentina's world-renowned player Lionel Messi missed two clear opportunities during the match. Despite this, the star player played a crucial role in both of his team's goals, providing the key pass for the first goal and the assist for the second.

Additionally, Messi became the first player to provide an assist in seven different Copa America tournaments.