Saturday, July 10

Copa America 2021 Final Brazil vs Argentina

Copa America 2021 Final Brazil vs Argentina

 Argentina will take on their arch-rivals Brazil in the final of Copa America 2021 on Sunday at 5:30 AM IST. Also known as the Battle of the Americas, the match will see former teammates and superstars of world football Messi and Neymar fight against each other

Road to final

Brazil started the group stage with 3-0 and 4-0 wins against Venezuela and Peru respectively. They also won the third group game against Colombia and drew the last group match against Ecuador. In the quarter-final, they beat Chile, and defeated Peru 1-0 in the semi-final.

Argentina drew its first match against Chile and won the second match 1-0 against Uruguay. Third group stage match saw them beat Paraguay 1-0, while in the last group game they thrashed Bolivia 4-1. In the quarter-finals, they comfortably beat Ecuador 3-0. A penalty-shootout win over Colombia in the semi-final secured a spot in the final.

Time : 5:30am IST
Date : Sunday, July 11
Stadium : Maracanã 

Argentina and Brazil Squads in full

Argentina
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Emiliano Martinez, Juan Musso and Agustin Marchesin
Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel, Nicolas Otamendi, German Pezzella, Nicolas Tagliafico, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Marcos Acuna, Lisandro Martinez, Nahuel Molina Lucero and Cristian Romero
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Giovani Lo Celso, Exequiel Palacios, Nicolas Gonzalez, Guido Rodriguez, Rodrigo De Paul, Alejandro Gomez, Angel Correa and Nicolas Dominguez
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria, Joaquin Correa, Sergio Aguero and Julian Alvarez

Brazil
Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Weverton.
Defenders: Emerson, Danilo, Alex Sandro, Renan Lodi, Felipe, Éder Militão, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva.
Midfielders: Casemiro, Douglas Luiz, Everton Ribeiro, Fabinho, Fred, Lucas Paquetã.
Forwards: Everton, Roberto Firmino, Gabriel Barbosa, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar, Richarlison, Vinicius Junior

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