Brazil (EFE) – A goal from a free kick by Lionel Messi and two assists led Argentina to a 3-0 win over Ecuador on Saturday and the semifinals of the Copa América, where they will face Colombia on Tuesday in Brasilia .
The team had a solid display today with an oiled team and a superlative Messi, who took the solo lead in the scorers’ classification, with four.
La Albiceleste went ahead in the 39th minute with a target from Rodrigo De Paul who defined at ease with a goalkeeper off base.
Ecuador pushed and tried to balance the actions with what the game was put from you to you but he did not succeed and the Albiceleste finished the game in the 85th minute when an error in the exit of the Ecuadorians was taken advantage of by Ángel Di María who gave him to Lionel Messi who again enabled, this time to Lautaro Martínez.
And in the 92nd minute Messi took a free kick that put the finishing touch.
This Tuesday Argentina will be seen in the semifinals with Colombia that got rid of Uruguay by way of penalties at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia.