Colombia 2-2 Argentina
Target: Muriel (51 .)e Seb) and Borja (90e+4) Tricolor // Romero (3e) and Paredes (8e) for the bicelestial
At the end of a very intense and sporadic match (45 fouls, 9 yellow cards), Colombia snatched a draw (2-2) against Argentina, in front of 10,000 Colombian fans present at the Metropolitano stadium in Barranquilla.
The meeting between the former organizers of the 2021 Copa America begins, with pawns registered in less than ten minutes by the Argentines. First on a helmet kick from Christian Romero – his first choice goal (0-1, 3e) – Then thanks to a number of Paredes, who baffles the careless Colombia defense to achieve the break (0-2, 8e).
In the Gulf , tricolor He waits more than 30 minutes to point out himself by sending off poor Emiliano Martinez, who was shot in the air by Yerry Mina (34).e). The result: walking on a stretcher and an extra eight minutes. The fact of the match, along with Muriel’s entry into play, which will enhance coffee growers. The Atalanta striker also revived his team at the start of the second half with a penalty kick (1-2, 51 .)e), while David Ospina makes and connects crucial rallies in an effort to keep the Colombian ship afloat. The suspensions were rewarded as his teammates finally came out of the tie point thanks to an angry Miguel Borja header at the end of extra time (2-2, 90e+4).
The 13th game in a row unbeaten despite everything for Argentina, who remain in second place in this qualifier, while Colombia remain provisionally in the top five before moving towards the Copa América which starts – usually – on Sunday.
Colombia (4-3-3): Ospina – Medina (Moreno, 75e), Mina, Sanchez, Ticello – Lerma (Morell, 30e), Cuellar (Barrios, 46e), Uribe – Square, Zapata (Porga, 46e), Diaz (Cardona, 46e). jam: Rinaldo Rueda.
Argentine (4-3-3): Martínez (Marchesín, 40e) – Montell, Romero (pizzella, 64e), Otamendi, Acuña – De Paul, Paredes, Lo Celso (Palacios, 54)e) – Messi, Martinez, Gonzalez (Fuyth, 65 .)e). jam: Lionel Scaloni.