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Copa America: Argentina Beat Paraguay, secures Knockout Spot

Papu Gomez scored in the 10th minute as Argentina beat Paraguay 1-0 and secured its place in the Copa America knockout stage.

June 22, 2021

Argentina's players greet each other at the end of a Copa America soccer match against Paraguay at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil. Argentina won 1-0.

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Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia battle for the ball during a Copa America soccer match at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Argentina's goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, above, and Paraguay's Alberto Espinola battle for the ball during a Copa America soccer match at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Paraguay's Angel Romero, 11, kicks a free kick during a Copa America soccer match against Argentina at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Argentina's Nicolas Dominguez, right, and Paraguay's Oscar Romero battle for the ball during a Copa America soccer match at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Argentina's Alejandro Gomez celebrates scoring the opening goal against Paraguay during a Copa America soccer match at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Argentina's players celebrate after teammate Alejandro Gomez scored the opening goal against Paraguay during a Copa America soccer match at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Argentina's Lionel Messi, center, controls the ball during a Copa America soccer match against Paraguay at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Argentina's Rodrigo De Paul, center, and Paraguay's Oscar Romero, right, battle for the ball during a Copa America soccer match at the National stadium in Brasilia, Brazil.

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