Copa America: Argentina crush Paraguay 6-1 to set up title clash with Chile
July 1 , 2015
Argentina thrashed Paraguay 6-1 to set up a Copa America title clash against Chile, the tournament hosts.
Marcos Rojo made the best of a Lionel Messi free-kick to put Argentina ahead in the 15th minute before Javier Pastore extended the lead.
Lucas Barrios scored Paraguay’s only goal in the 43rd minute before Angel Di Maria found the net on either side of the interval.
Two late goals from Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain took Argentina’s tally to 6.
Barcelona star and Argentina skipper Messi played an influential part in the semi-final, contributing to three goals.
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