Copa America live updates: Uruguay vs. Colombia winner tonight faces Argentina in final

Copa America live updates: Uruguay vs. Colombia winner tonight faces Argentina in final


Lionel Messi and Argentina have already clinched their spot in the Copa America 2024 final. But who will they play?

That will be revealed when Colombia and Uruguay meet in the other Copa America semifinal tonight at Bank of America Stadium.

Colombia has been the best team of the tournament so far behind the standout play of James Rodriguez, while Uruguay has reached the semifinal by outlasting Brazil in the quarterfinals.

Argentina and Uruguay are tied with 15 Copa America titles, while Colombia hopes to play for its second title by reaching its third final at the tournament. Here’s everything you need to know about the game tonight, and come back for live updates during the match.

The Copa America semifinal matchup between Uruguay and Colombia will kick off at 8 p.m. ET.

FS1 will broadcast the match in English, and Univision/TUDN in Spanish.

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Argentina will face the winner of Uruguay and Colombia during the Copa America final Sunday at 8 p.m. ET inside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

When is the Copa America third-place match?

The loser of Uruguay and Colombia will stay in Charlotte and play Canada in the Copa America third-place match Saturday at Bank of America Stadium.

Colombia 1-1 (4-3 in penalty shootout): James Rodriguez is Colombia’s engine and has pushed the pace for his side in four Copa America matches, but Uruguay’s defense could be stifling. Both sides will score a goal, but Colombia will outlast Uruguay in penalties. –Safid Deen, USA TODAY Sports’ Lionel Messi reporter.

Uruguay has +160 odds to win, and Colombia has +225 odds to win, while a draw after 90 minutes has +170 odds, according to BETMGM.

For more analysis on Uruguay vs. Colombia betting odds, click here.

How did Colombia reach the Copa America semifinals?

Colombia won Group D by beating Paraguay 2-1, Costa Rica 3-0 and tying Brazil 1-1 during the group stage to avoid a meeting with Uruguay in the quarterfinals.

Colombia advanced to the semifinal, following a 5-0 rout of Panama.

How did Uruguay reach the Copa America semifinals?

Uruguay won Group C by beating Panama 3-1, Bolivia 5-0 and the U.S. men’s national team 1-0 during the group stage.

Uruguay failed to score against Brazil during their quarterfinal, but outlasted them 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

Messi scored a goal early in the second half, Julián Álvarez scored in the first half and Argentina beat Canada 2-0 on Tuesday night during their Copa America semifinal at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Who has the best betting odds to win Copa America?

Argentina – the defending Copa America 2021 and World Cup 2022 champions – have the best odds to win this summer’s tournament at -165 odds, while Uruguay is +320, and Colombia is +350 to win it all, according to BETMGM.

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