Argentina made it to the Copa America final, for the second consecutive year, after recording a comfortable 4-0 win over hosts, USA at the NRG stadium.
Captain Lionel Messi became Albiceleste’s all-time leading goalscorer, after scoring an emphatic freekick in the first half. The Barcelona man had earlier set up Lavezzi for the opener in the 3rd minute.
The second half saw in form Napoli striker, Ezequiel Lavezzi score a brace. As USA struggled to get a shot off throughout the match.
Argentina – seeking to end a 23-year wait for a major trophy – will now face either defending champion Chile or Colombia in the final.