Internationals - spot kick success for Erik's Argentina
27 June 2015|Tottenham Hotspur
Erik Lamela’s Argentina won a tense penalty shootout against Colombia to advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America in the early hours of this morning (Saturday, June 27).
Gerardo Martino’s men battled out a goalless draw in their quarter-final in Chile, before winning the ensuing shootout 5-4 with Carlos Tevez striking home the winning spot kick.
Attacking midfielder Erik remained an unused substitute.
Argentina will now face either Brazil or Paraguay, who meet in their quarter-final this evening, in the last four on Wednesday, July 1, kick-off 12.30am UK time.