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Lionel Messi has scored 75 goals in 148 appearances for Argentina

Lionel Messi scored twice as he became Argentina’s most capped player in their 4-1 win Copa America win over Bolivia.

The Barcelona forward, 34, made his 148th international appearance, to take Javier Mascherano’s record.

Messi set up Papu Gomez’s sixth-minute opener, before scoring a penalty and adding a second just before half-time to extend his record goals tally to 75.

Elsewhere, Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani scored a 21st-minute penalty as Uruguay beat Paraguay 1-0.

Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez also scored in Argentina’s win and the team are now unbeaten in their last 17 games.

They take on Ecuador in the quarter-finals on Sunday, while Uruguay play Colombia on Saturday.

Hosts Brazil play Chile, while Paraguay face Peru.

Copa America quarter-finals

Peru v Paraguay (Friday 22:00 BST)

Brazil v Chile (Saturday 01:00 BST)

Uruguay v Colombia (Saturday 23:00 BST)

Argentina v Ecuador (Sunday 02:00 BST)



Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Lampe
  • 8Bejarano
  • 4Haquín
  • 5Jusino
  • 17FernándezSubstituted forWayarat 81′minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 16SaavedraSubstituted forVillarroelat 85′minutes
  • 6Justiniano
  • 15CespedesSubstituted forSagredoat 61′minutes
  • 20Vaca
  • 18ÁlvarezSubstituted forRamalloat 61′minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 25ChuraSubstituted forVacaat 61′minutes


  • 2Quinteros
  • 3Sagredo
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  • 10Vaca
  • 11Ramallo
  • 12Cordano
  • 13Wayar
  • 14Villarroel
  • 19Flores
  • 21Sánchez
  • 23Rojas


Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Armani
  • 4Montiel
  • 6Pezzella
  • 25Martínez
  • 8AcuñaBooked at 90mins
  • 18RodríguezSubstituted forParedesat 71′minutes
  • 14PalaciosSubstituted forDomínguezat 71′minutes
  • 21CorreaSubstituted forLo Celsoat 64′minutes
  • 10Messi
  • 24GómezSubstituted forÁlvarezat 56′minutes
  • 9AgüeroSubstituted forMartínezat 63′minutes


  • 2Martínez Quarta
  • 3Tagliafico
  • 5Paredes
  • 7de Paul
  • 12Marchesín
  • 15González
  • 17Domínguez
  • 19Otamendi
  • 20Lo Celso
  • 22Martínez
  • 27Álvarez
  • 28Musso

Andrés José Rojas Noguera

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