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Internationals - Erik helps Argentina to victory

Posted on 28 May 2016  - 08:11

Erik Lamela earned his seventh start for Argentina as they saw off Honduras in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, May 28).

Erik competes for the ball against HondurasErik lines up with his international team-mates before the game

It was a 16th senior cap for the attacking midfielder, who helped his nation claim a 1-0 victory in San Juan in a warm-up friendly ahead of next month’s Copa America.

Gonzalo Higuain scored for Argentina in the first half, with Erik completing 64 minutes before being replaced by Benfica’s Nicolás Gaitán.

Argentina start their Copa America campaign against Chile in the early hours of June 7.