Argentina wins Copa America’s 3rd place

KUWAIT, Argentina won the third place of Copa America after beating defending champion and rival Chile 2-1 in a thrilling clash that saw Lionel Messi sent off.

Sergio Aguero scored the opener in 12th minute and Paulo Dybala doubled the scored in the 22nd minute.

Chile’s Arturo Vidal scored his team’s only goal from the penalty spot on the 59 minute mark.

The two teams played minute one player each after Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel were sent off.

Argentina and Chile played Copa America final matches in 2015 and 2016 but Chile won the two titles.

Host Brazil will play against Peru in the final match tomorrow.

Source: Kuwait News Agency