Brazil and Argentina star in the grand final of the Copa América 2021, where the Canarinha team is the favorite since it is the main candidate to win the title. Despite being the host, the team of Tite You will not be able to count on the warmth of your fans, since this edition is played behind closed doors by the coronavirus pandemic.
Leo Messi leads the Argentine team, which in the semifinals suffered to exhaustion to defeat 3-2 on penalties Colombia. Selection of Lionel scaloni seeks to green past laurels before Brazil, organizing country of this America’s Cup 2021. The last title of Argentina was in 1993, almost three decades ago, while now they add up to four consecutive lost finals, between the years 2004, 2007, 2015 and 2016. That is why for the Argentine national team it is essential to cut this negative streak that makes it second in the total ranking of titles of America Cup, with 14, to one of the Uruguayan team, which leads with 15 winches in total.
Argentina’s last training session before facing Brazil in the final
However, despite playing as host and defending the 2019 title, achieved against Peru in the final (3-1 for Brazil), the team of Tite he knows that in the single-match format, any detail can throw off the tie and cost the title. Brazil has shown great strength in direct playoffs, where both in the quarterfinals, against chili, as well as in the semifinals against Peru, won 1-0, where once again the Brazilian defensive solidity was enough to stop their rival. The trident Marquinhos-Thiago Silva-Casemiro He stopped both the Chilean attack in the quarterfinals and the Peruvian in the semifinals, with an Ederson that seems to have definitively won the place to Alisson becker under the clubs of the five-time world champion.
Brazil ended as the first of B Group with 10 points, where like Argentina in the Group A (also with 10), they dominated the first phase with solvency. In the direct qualifying rounds the Canarinha team has been more solvent, where thanks to the goals in the quarterfinals and semifinals of Lucas Paquetá beat Chile and Peru by 1-0. One more time, Neymar Jr led to Brazil, since he is a key part and engine of the team’s gear and was an assistant to the goal of Packet in view of Peru.
Argentina returned to leave the usual collective doubts before Colombia, where she was a favorite and took the lead early, in minute 7, thanks to a goal from Lautaro Martínez. However, the selection of Scaloni speculated and in minute 61 of Luis Fernandez Diaz equalized the things for the combined coffee and could not move until so many penalties.
There, the goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was fundamental in the Argentine goal and gave the victory in the shoot-out against Colombia, who said goodbye with honor to the America’s Cup 2021, after a complicated group stage.
Brazil seeks to cut distance with Uruguay and Argentina, which are the most successful nations in this Copa América 2021, with 15 titles from the Uruguayans and 14 from the Argentines. The Scaloni selection She came to the tournament as one of the great candidates to achieve the title that has been resisting her for some time almost 30 years, since his last wound dates from 1993, and he is already in the final, but his great rival is measured in South America and favorite. In the 21st century is Brazil who dominates the tournament, where he seeks to get his tenth title and second in a row since he won the 2019 edition.
Brazil’s training prior to the final
Brazil and Argentina you see the faces in the mythical Maracanã Stadium. The large frame, located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, has a capacity of over 78,000 spectators. However, due to the high incidence in the country due to coronavirus pandemic, the whole tournament is played behind closed doors.
When do you play Brazil – Argentina?
The game is played in the early morning from Saturday 10 to Sunday July 11, at 2.00 hours
Where to see Brazil – Argentina?
The match Brazil – Argentina can be seen by TVG2 in Galicia Y TV3 in Catalonia. The page of the Conmebol from Facebook Watch also offers the tournament. What’s more, Ibai Llanos has announced that all matches can be followed through its channel of Twitch. You can follow the whole America’s Cup 2021 and about the party for the Sports World website.
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