ATLANTA, GEORGIA—Powerhouse Argentina soccer team booked itself a quarterfinals ticket after beating Paraguay 1-0 in the ongoing Copa America in Brazil.
Alejandro Gomez scored the lone and winning goal for Argentina against Paraguay in the game which is memorable for Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi.
According to reports, the game is Messi’s record-equalling 147th appearance for the national side.
The win is also special for Argentina since it is their 16th match without defeat since losing in the Copa America semifinal in 2019.
The victory also extended Argentina’s unbeaten streak against Paraguay in Copa America to 25 games.
The win also gave Argentina seven points from three games and leaves them top of Group A, two points ahead of Chile, four ahead of Paraguay, and six ahead of Uruguay.

By bob

A veteran soccer journalist who is an avid fan of Atlanta United and Lionel Messi.