Copa America Quarterfinals Betting: Argentina vs. ColombiaPublished June 26, 2015 by Amir G
Both Argentina and Colombia have to step up their game in order to take tonight's Copa America quarterfinal (kickoff 00:30 UK time).
The Estadio Sausalito stadium in Vina del Mar is the venue for tonight's exciting Copa America quarterfinal pitting Argentina and Colombia (kickoff 00:30 UK time).
Proving Time for Messi
Argentina finished on top of Group B with 7 points composed of 2 wins and 1 draw against Paraguay. At the onset of the Copa, the media in Argentina was voicing concerns over the defense and its abilities, but seeing that La Albiceleste sustained only two goals in the group games – it's not a problem for coach Gerardo Martino. Offense is something that must be improved ahead of the Colombia fixture tonight.
The Argentinians scored only four goals in three games, not a number fitting a World Cup finalist with players like Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, Carlos Tevez and arguably the worlds' best player Lionel Messi. This is the reason why Messi is a good bet for goalscorers today – his spark has not been lit yet, and he will work extra hard to show it against rival Colombia. Aguero is a good bet as well for goalscorers tonight, with two goals to his name so far in the tourney.
Colombia finished third in Group C after Brazil and Peru with 4 points, only managing to win once against the Brazilians, losing to Venezuela and drawing with Peru. The performance of the Colombian attack has been lackluster, with only 1 goal scored despite the presence of players like Jackson Martinez, Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez.
The Colombians haven't advanced past the Copa America quarterfinals since lifting the trophy in 2001 and their attack form will have to bring some extra spice to beat Argentina and move on.
This quarterfinal is fully covered for punters over at Winner Sports which will offer in-play and pre-match betting markets. In full-time result odds Argentina was favorite with 5/6 to win against Colombia's 15/4, but anything can happen tonight. This match could easily become a classic – don't miss it and login Winner tonight for a wager to spice things up!