Luis Díaz propelled Colombia to third place in the 2021 Copa América at dawn from Saturday to Sunday as, with his double, the coffee growers beat Peru 3-2. Thus, thanks to these two goals, the Porto winger reached Leo Messi as the tournament’s top scorer. Tied with both is the Peruvian Gianluca Lapadula. All of them have scored 4 ‘targets’ in the tournament.
Two goals by Díaz, one at 93 ‘to make the final 3-2, gave Colombia the victory over Peru. Lapadula had put the provisional 2-2. Thus, both reached the figure of four goals for the Barcelona star in this Copa América.
Messi got a goal against Chile, two against Bolivia and another against Ecuador. Díaz also scored against Brazil and Argentina, while Lapadula achieved a ‘target’ against Ecuador and two against Paraguay. The difference between Leo and his competitors is that this next morning, from Saturday to Sunday, he plays the final of the Copa América against Brazil. Messi dreams of winning what would be his first great title with the albiceleste.