Argentina defeats Chile and reaches the quarter-finals in Copa America sports


Lautaro Martinez led the Argentine national team to become the first to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2024 Copa America, currently being held in the United States.

The Argentine national team achieved a valuable 1-0 victory over the Chilean national team, on Tuesday evening, local time (this Wednesday morning, GMT), in the second round of the first group of the group stage of the tournament, which also witnessed Canadaโ€™s 1-0 victory over Peru.

Argentina, who beat Canada 2-0 in the opening match of the competition, raised their points to 6 points at the top, 3 points ahead of their closest pursuer, the Canadian team, while Peru and Chile came in third and fourth place respectively with one point, after they had previously tied 0-0 in the first round of the group.

Substitute Martinez wore the garb of excellence in the match, after scoring the only goal for the Argentine team in the 88th minute, continuing his hobby of scoring for the second match in a row in the tournament, after he had also previously scored against Canada after coming onto the field a few minutes later, from the bench.

Martinez became the first player in the 2024 Copa America to score more than one goal in the competition so far.

Canada win

Lille’s French striker, Jonathan David, led his country, Canada, to a 1-0 victory over deficient Peru on Tuesday in extremely hot weather in Kansas City, reviving its hopes of reaching the round of 16 in the tournament.

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