Argentina vs. Canada live updates: Highlights, lineups, how to watch as Messi and Co. eye Copa América final


Out of the four teams left in the 2024 Copa América, only one from North America is still standing. Unfortunately for American soccer fans, it isn’t the U.S. men’s national team.

The Copa América semifinals begin Tuesday (8 p.m. ET, FS1/Univision) with mighty Argentina taking on Canada at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Canada, playing in its first Copa América, became just the fourth CONCACAF team to reach the tournament’s semifinals after beating Venezuela 4-3 in a penalty shootout Friday. Argentina also advanced off a penalty shootout win — 4-2 over Ecuador — despite its biggest star battling an injury.

Lionel Messi, after missing some time earlier in the tournament due to a nagging leg injury, is expected to be in the starting lineup for La Albiceleste, who are heavily favored to secure a berth in Sunday’s final. An Argentina victory is -330 at BetMGM with a Canada win at +850.

The two squads met earlier in the group stage with Argentina winning 2-0 thanks to goals from Julián Álvarez and Lautaro Martinez. And after going scoreless against Argentina in their Copa opener, Canada coach Jesse Marsch told reporters at Monday’s news conference that “Argentina will have to be the best match we’ve ever played and it still might not be enough.”

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