Tuesday, 12 July 2011

0 Copa America 2011: Sergio Aguero score two goals, Messi assisted two goals, Video highlights

Sergio Aguero scored two goals for Argentina to book a place in Copa America quarter-finals. The Atletico Madrid striker scored on 45th min and 52nd minutes before Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria sealed victory in the 63rd minute. Barcelona’s star; Lionel Messi feed Aguero and Di Maria for second and third goals respectively and created many chances for his team mates. In Group A winners Argentina and Colombia progress to last eight and Costa will wait for results from other game to go their way for two best third placed teams. Argentina will now meet team from Group C, it could be Chile, Uruguay or Peru - while Costa Rica could still progress in third if other results go their way.

Sergio Aguero is satisfied with the win and team performance
"We played very, very well. We scored the goal we had needed in the previous match, but the most important thing is that we played great football tonight."

Sergio Batista changes

The manager made 4 changes in starting line-up dropping Ever Banega, Esteban Cambiasso, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Carlos Tevez for Fernando Gago, Di Maria, Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain. Batista is very delighted with Lionel Messi performance and especially the two assist.
Batista said
"Lionel was brilliant, like the rest of the team, I'm very happy with the attitude. We had a number of opportunities to score goals in the first half’’
Video highlights: all three goals

Top scorers Copa America
Sergio Agüero, Argentina 3
Radamel Falcao, Colombia 2
José Paolo Guerrero, Peru 2
Nelson Haedo Valdez, Paraguay 1
Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguay 1


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