On 7th July 2021, the next semi-final of Copa America between Argentina vs Colombia will be taking place in Estádio Nacional de Brasilia. The last time both the countries faced each other was earlier this year. Their last game ended in a draw with 2-2. Read the full Argentina vs Colombia match preview from your special fantasy sports section.
Argentina vs Colombia: the recent form of both teams:
Argentina made their spot in the semi-finals by defeating Ecuador ( 3-0) in the quarter-finals. Meantime Argentina is in a good form and definitely, they are capable of winning the title this year. But keeping in mind that Argentina has failed to showcase their best performances at important games quite a few times, Argentina should not leave any stones behind to defeat Colombia. They have been very impressive in the tournament and have won the previous 4 matches at a stretch. The greatest news Argentina can have at the moment is that Lionel Messi is at his best form right now and has scored goals and provided assists in the previous matches plentiful times.
Argentina’s recent form in all competitions: D-W-W-W-W
Colombia won against Uruguay (4-2 p) to get the ticket to the semi-finals of Copa America. Both the teams were unable to score a single goal and the match ended with a penalty. The only good thing about Colombia in the previous match was David Ospina who proved to be impactful and saved 2 penalties from the opponents. Also, he made sure to reach his team into the final four of the Copa America. Before their victory in the quarterfinals day lost back-to-back 2 matches.
Colombia’s recent form in all competitions: W-D-L-L-W
Argentina vs Colombia: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Argentina has been phenomenal in the tournament so far and no wonders why they are in the semi-finals today. The Argentina squad is definitely strong and they have a variety of options to play in every position. Meanwhile, the entire squad is fit at the moment except for Christian Romero. Right now he is in the way of recovering from an injury and that’s why his presence in the semi-finals is uncertain.
Argentina possible starting lineup:
Emiliano Martinez, Gonzalo Montiel, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuna, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Exequiel Palacios, Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria
For the time being, the present situation of Colombia is not that great as compared to Argentina. The team is definitely not in their best form right now and needs to pour their heart out to win over Argentina. Yairo Moreno and Mateus Uribe are injured right now and they are not going to be a part of the quarter-finals.
Colombia possible starting lineup:
David Ospina, Daniel Munoz, Yerry Mina, Davinson Sanchez, William Tesillo, Juan Cuadrado, Wilmar Barrios, Gustavo Cuellar, Luis Diaz, Luis Muriel, Duvan Zapata
Head to Head:
Argentina clearly has been dominant over Colombia since the beginning. Both the teams have played against each other 40 times and Argentina won 23 times. Colombia managed victories 9 times and the rest of the 8 matches were drawn.