Argentina vs Colombia Quarterfinal Highlights Copa America 2015. In Copa America 2015 twelve nations were competing against each other at the start of the tournament and now it is down to the last eight who would battle it out for the four semi-final spots.
In Copa America 2015 tournament favorite and world no 3 Argentina will faces world no 4 Colombia in the quarterfinals of this summer’s tournament. The match will be held on Friday June 26 2015 at the Estadio Sausalito in Vina del Mar Chile. The match will start at the local time 8:00 pm and the 5:00 IST time.
From Group B Argentina almost dominated if not for the draw against Paraguay in their opening match. Argentine team captain Lionel Messi led a furious Argentine rally in the first half of that game only to succumb to a pair of goals from La Albirroja in the second.
While the other hand Colombia scrambled past the group qualifications with 0-0 draw versus Peru via Eurosport. They lost to an unheralded Venezuela team in their opener but bounced back with a fight marred win over Brazil in their second game.
Predication result is that Argentina over Colombia 2-0. They face their toughest challenge in the tournament therefore Colombians are currently struggling. Messi’s would be difficult to stop motivation of winning one for his country to stop.
On 24 June the quarter finals begin and one can expect an action packed knockout stages with the way things have panned out this tournament. The teams who have qualified for the quarter finals are Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Argentina is the hot favorite because Argentina had the highest percentage of possession of the group phase.
Vina del Mar, Chile
[8:30 pm local] [5:00 am IST]
Argentina starting lineup (4-3-3 formation): Romero, Rojo, Otamendi, Garay, Zabaleta, Biglia, Pastore, Mascherano, Di Maria, Aguero, Messi.
Colombia starting lineup (4-4-2 formation): Ospina, Arias, Zapata, Murillo, Armero, Cuadrado, Valencia, Sanchez, Rodriguez, Gutierrez, Falcao.