Copa America 2024: Lionel Messi, Argentina vs Chile in rematch of 2016 Final at MetLife

Copa America 2024 is back at MetLife Stadium, featuring a highly anticipated match between Lionel Messi’s Argentina and Chile on Tuesday night. 

This Group A clash brings back memories of their intense rivalry, highlighted by Chile's victory over Argentina in the 2016 Copa America Final at the same venue, where they won 4-2 on penalties in front of 82,026 fans.

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming game, including a look at both teams’ performance in this year's tournament and their recent head-to-head history.

The match between Argentina and Chile kicks off at 9 p.m. and will be broadcast on FS1. If you don't have access to FS1, you can watch it on Fubo TV, which offers a free seven-day trial for new subscribers.

When and Where to Watch:

Both teams have played one match each in the group stage so far. Argentina started strong with a 2-0 victory over Canada last Thursday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Argentina and Chile’s Performance in Copa America 2024:

In contrast, Chile is still searching for their first goal, having played to a 0-0 draw against Peru on June 21 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The rivalry between Argentina and Chile has been evenly matched in recent years, with three draws in their last five meetings. 

Recent History Between Argentina and Chile:

Argentina has won the other two encounters by one goal each, including a 2-1 victory in a FIFA World Cup Qualifying match on January 27, 2022, in Calama, Chile, and another 2-1 win to clinch third place in the 2019 Copa America Tournament in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

Their last meeting on U.S. soil was a 0-0 draw in an international friendly at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 5, 2019. Chile's last win over Argentina was the 2016 Copa America Final, with the record since then being three draws and three losses for Chile.

After a surprising draw between Brazil and Costa Rica on Monday night, Lionel Messi and Argentina are now the favorites to win this year's Copa America.

Favorites to Win Copa America 2024:

Don’t miss this exciting matchup and the chance to see if Argentina can continue their strong performance or if Chile can pull off an upset.

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