Argentina beat Costa Rica 3-0 last night, becoming the first side to score more than two goals in a game in this tournament, and qualifying for the quarter-finals by finishing second in Group A. After the game, Lionel Messi announced that, ‘a new Copa has begun.’ In this piece for In Bed With Maradona, I examine how the team suddenly came to life, and give a quick preview of the other final group games today and tomorrow.


One thought on “Argentina’s Copa América starts here

  1. Batista’s line up changes wrok wonders for Argentinos. This was the real Argentinos. It was good Batista sat Tevez. I like you posts. My wife is Braisleiros. I am a Flamenguista. My two good friends are from Buenos Aires. In 1998 I got hooked on River Plate, Boca Juniors , and the rest in Argentina.

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