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Argentina Vs Colombia 5-4 Penalties Goals Video Highlights | 2015 Copa America

Argentina Vs Colombia 5-4 Penalties Goals Video Highlights | 2015 Copa America

Copa America 2015 Quarter Final: Argentina defeat Colombia by 5-4 on penalties and qualified to semi finals

Juventus forward Carlos Tevez was the last penalty scorer in Argentina’s 5-4 win over the Colombia on 26th June in third quarter final of Copa America 2015. Both teams failed to score in first half and penalties taken into account to decide the winner of game. At the time of asking, Argentina finally do it. What a way to end a game like that. Carlos Tevez was the hero, David Ospina, despite his magnificence during the game, is also going back to his home. Relive the penalty shootout of Argentina vs Colombia in video below.

Argentina Vs Colombia 5-4 Penalties Goals Video

Argentina Vs Colombia 5-4 Penalty Shootout Video

James Rodriguez was the first penalty kick taker of the game. The Real Madrid midfielder made no mistake and sent the ball into the back of the net. For Argentina, captain Lionel Messi took the responsibility of their first penalty kick. He equalized the goal of Rodriguez and the score leveled on 1-1.

It was Radamel Falcao who took second penalty kick for Colombia and scored, but it was again cancelled by Garay. Chelsea’s Juan Cuadrado was the third penalty kick taker and scored at same corner as that of Radamel Falcao.

Penalty taker Result Score
Rodriguez Scored Argentina 0-1 Colombia
Lionel Messi Scored Argentina 1-1 Colombia
Radamel Falcao Scored Argentina 1-2 Colombia
Garay Scored Argentina 2-2 Colombia
Juan Cuadrado Scored Argentina 2-3 Colombia
Banega Scored Argentina 3-3 Colombia
Muriel Misses Argentina 3-3 Colombia
Lavezzi Scored Argentina 4-3 Colombia
Cardona Scored Argentina 4-4 Colombia
Lucas Bigila Misses Argentina 4-4 Colombia
Zuniga Saved Argentina 4-4 Colombia
Rojo Misses Argentina 4-4 Colombia
Murillo Misses Argentina 4-4 Colombia
Carlos Tevez Scores Argentina 5-4 Colombia

Have a look on penalties video of Argentina vs Colombia below.

It took 95 minutes, 16 shots and 14 penalty kicks, but Argentina finally saw off the robust challenge of Colombia to reach the last four of this South American football championship. The pre-tournament favorites dominated this quarter final start to finish but had to rely on the boot of Carlos Tevez to win a dramatic penalty shoot-out in Vina del Mar football ground.

Argentina have now qualified for the semi final of Copa America 2015. They will now face the winners of Brazil vs Paraguay match.

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