Argentina defeated Brazil in the Copa America 2021 final and were crowned South American champions after 28 years. Lionel Messi has finally achieved international glory with his country in an emotional night for the soccer world. Check out the goal and highlights of the game.
It's been an intense, hard-fought final at Maracana Stadium between the two South American giants. Fouls, ripped shorts, and continuous free kicks were part of this game in which La Albiceleste came out strong. Angel Di María capitalized on a beautiful pass from Rodrigo De Paul and a mistake of Renan Lodi to propel Argentina to a long-awaited title.
Argentina vs Brazil: Match Preview
The Copa America 2021 final is finally upon us. The soccer world is in for a treat as Argentina and Brazil will clash in a must-watch game with the South American trophy on the line. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this exciting match, such as preview, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch it in the US.
La Albiceleste have been seeking the continental title for a long time and they want to finally get their hands on it this time. Lionel Scaloni's boys have knocked Colombia out in a dramatic penalty shoot-out and their dream is still alive. Will they upset the hosts?
On the other hand, La Verde-amarela have been favorites for a back-to-back championship throughout the whole tournament and they are full of hope to retain their crown. The Copa America 2021 final couldn't get any better, and these two South American giants promise to deliver a match for the ages.
Argentina vs Brazil: Match Information
Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021
Time: 8 PM (ET)
Location: Maracana Stadium, Río de Janeiro
Argentina vs Brazil: Time by State in the US
ET: 8 PM
CT: 7 PM
MT: 6 PM
PT: 5 PM
Argentina vs Brazil: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Argentina are one game away from ending a 28-year trophyless streak and bring home a long-awaited Copa America title. Lionel Messi is once again in the hunt for international silverware at 34 years of age and he carries La Albiceleste's aspirations to be crowned at the Maracana. Will he finally lead Argentina to glory?
Meanwhile, Brazil find themselves close to securing a second-straight Copa America trophy on their territory. Tité's boys are arguably the mightiest side on the continent, but they face a huge challenge upfront with their continental crown at stake. They've taken care of business by beating Peru in the semi-finals, but this task seems even harder as Argentina are desperate for success.
This will be the fourth Copa America final to be played between these two lifelong rivals. Brazil have the edge with three victories, while Argentina have won just once, in 1937. In the all-time series, taking into account every competition, they've faced 107 times. La Canarinha were also dominant with 42 victories, while La Albiceleste claimed 40 triumphs, and they've tied on 25 occasions.
Argentina vs Brazil: Copa America 2021 Top Scorers
Lionel Messi has been a complete standout in Argentina's Copa America 2021 campaign as he is the tournament's leading goalscorer with four goals, while Neymar and Lucas Paquetá are Brazil's top scorers having been on target twice each.
How to watch or live stream Argentina vs Brazil in the US
The exciting game to be played between Argentina and Brazil for the Copa America 2021 final at Maracana Stadium in Río de Janeiro will be broadcast in the US by SiriusXM FC, Foxsports.com, TUDN App, FOX Sports App, Univision NOW, Fox Sports 1, TUDN USA, Univision, and TUDN.com.
Argentina vs Brazil: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this exciting clash and they see the hosts as favorites to win the Copa America 2021 trophy. FanDuel has given Brazil odds of +105, while Argentina have +270, and a tie would result in a +200 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.