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Copa America 2021: A Recap of the Whole Tournament

Mudeet Arora
Lionel Messi leads Argentina to Copa America glory
Lionel Messi leads Argentina to Copa America glory / Buda Mendes/Getty Images
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One of the biggest footballing festivals in the world, the Copa America concluded today with Argentina winning the tournament and Lionel Messi lifting his first ever international trophy.

The tournament was earlier scheduled to be co-hosted by Colombia and Argentina but since the COVID-19 pandemic has gripped both countries, the tournament was played in full in Brazil itself.

Both Brazil and Argentina had a great tournament run-in to the final with Argentina claiming the biggest prize in American football.

Here's a recap of the scores of every single game since the kick-off of the Copa America.


Final

Sunday, July 11: Brazil vs Argentina - 5:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Argentina


Third place playoff

Saturday, July 10: Peru vs Colombia - 5:30 AM IST - 3-2 win for Colombia


Semi-final

Tuesday, July 6, Brazil vs Peru - 4:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Brazil

Wednesday, July 7, Colombia vs Argentina - 6:30 AM IST - 1-1 (Argentina win 3-2 on penalties)


Quarter-final results

Saturday, July 3: Peru vs. Paraguay - 2:30 AM IST - 3(4) - 3(3) Peru win on penalties

Saturday, July 3: Brazil vs. Chile - 5:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Brazil

Sunday, July 4: Uruguay vs. Colombia - 3:30 AM IST - 0(2)-0(4) Colombia win on penalties

Sunday, July 4: Argentina vs. Ecuador - 6:30 AM IST - 3-0 win for Argentina


GROUP STAGE

Matchday 1

Monday, June 14: Brazil vs Venezuela - 2:30 AM IST - 3-0 win for Brazil

Monday, June 14: Colombia vs Ecuador - 5:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Ecuador

Tuesday, June 15: Argentina vs Chile - 2:30 AM IST - 1-1 draw

Tuesday, June 15: Paraguay vs Bolivia - 5:30 AM IST - 3-1 win for Paraguay

Matchday 2

Friday, June 18: Colombia vs. Venezuela - 2:30 AM IST - 0-0 draw

Friday, June 18: Brazil vs Peru - 5:30 AM IST - 4-0 win for Brazil

Saturday, June 19: Chile vs. Bolivia - 2:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Chile

Saturday, June 19: Argentina vs. Uruguay - 5:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Argentina

Matchday 3

Monday, June 21: Venezuela vs. Ecuador - 2:30 AM IST - 2-2 draw

Monday, June 21: Colombia vs. Peru - 5:30 AM IST - 1-2 win for Peru

Tuesday, June 22: Uruguay vs. Chile - 2:30 AM IST - 1-1 draw

Tuesday, June 22: Argentina vs. Paraguay - 5:30 AM IST - 1-0 win for Argentina

Matchday 4

Thursday, June 24: Ecuador vs. Peru - 2-2 draw

Thursday, June 24: Brazil vs. Colombia - 2-1 win for Brazil

Friday, June 25: Bolivia vs. Uruguay - 2:30 AM IST - 0-2 win for Uruguay

Friday, June 25: Chile vs. Paraguay - 5:30 AM IST - 0-2 win for Paraguay

Matchday 5

Monday, June 28: Brazil vs Ecuador - 2:30 AM IST - 1-1 draw

Monday, June 28: Venezuela vs. Peru - 2:30 AM IST - 0-1 win to Peru

Tuesday, June 29: Uruguay vs. Paraguay - 5:30 AM IST - 1-0 win to Uruguay

Tuesday, June 29: Bolivia vs. Argentina - 5:30 AM IST - 1-4 win to Argentina


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