Copa América 2016 : Argentina beats Chile 2-1

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Copa América 2016
Copa América 2016

SANTA CLARA, Jun. 6, 2016 (AMP) — Centenario : Argentina defeated Chile by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-0), in a Copa América group stage game on Monday night at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

Chile made the Argentines doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with goals by Ángel Di María ('51) and Banega ('59).

The result put the Argentine top of Group D with 3 points. In their next game, Argentina will meet group leaders Panama at the Levi's Stadium on June 10, while Chile will face Bolivia.

Fixtures and Results : Group D

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Overview

Argentina at the Copa América

  • 14 titles (1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993)
  • 41 participations in the qualifications (first in 1916)
  • Statistics: Champions (1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993) Runners-up (1916, 1917, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1960, 1967, 2004, 2007, 2015) Third Place (1919, 1956, 1963, 1989) Fourth Place (1922, 1987)

Chile at the Copa América

  • 1 title (2015)
  • 38 participations in the qualifications (first in 1916)
  • Statistics: Champions (2015) Runners-up (1955, 1956, 1979, 1987) Third Place (1926, 1941, 1945, 1967, 1991) Fourth Place (1916, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1924, 1935, 1939, 1947, 1953, 1999)
2016 Copa América Poster
Argentina
2:1
Chile
2:1 (0:0)
  • 6 June 2016
  • 22:00
  • Santa Clara

Group D

TeamPts
Argentina3
Panama3
Bolivia0
Chile0

Matches

Copa América History

Copa América History

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