Brazil vs. Argentina – The last five meetings between the two rivals in major international tournaments

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Brazil defeated Argentina in the Copa America 2019 semifinals…

Arch-rivals Brazil and Argentina are poised to fight in the Copa America 2021 final on Sunday morning at the historic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Argentina has won 46 of the 111 previous meetings between the two Latin American heavyweights, while Brazil has won 40 and the remaining 25 have resulted in a tie.

The last time these two teams met was in a Superclasico de las Americas match in November of 2019. Lionel Messi scored the game-winning goal for La Albiceleste.

However, the last time they met in a major international tournament was in the Copa America 2019 semifinal, which Brazil won 2-0.

Even though Argentina has the advantage in overall head-to-head records, Brazil has remained unbeaten in the last five meetings in key international events. It should be remembered that all five matches were part of the Copa America.

In this article, we look at the last five encounters of South American titans in key international events.

#5 Copa America 2019 – Brazil 2-0 Argentina

The last time Brazil and Argentina met in a major international tournament was in the Copa America 2019 semifinal, which Brazil won 2-0 thanks to goals from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino.

#4 Copa America 2007 – Brazil 3-0 Argentina

Brazil defeated their opponents 3-0 in the Copa America 2007 final, with goals from Julio Baptista and Dani Alves. Argentina’s Roberto Ayala also scored an own goal in the encounter.

#3 Copa America 2004 – Argentina 2-2 Brazil (2-4)

Argentina faced their rivals in the final of Copa America 2004 five years after losing in the quarterfinals of Copa America 1999. The match concluded in a 2-2 draw, with Brazil winning the tie-breaker 4-2.

#2 Copa America 1999 – Brazil 2-1 Argentina

In the quarterfinals of the Copa America in 1999, the two adversaries faced once more. Ronaldo and Rivaldo each scored a goal to help Selecao win the match. Argentina’s Juan Pablo Sorin scored a consolation goal.

#1 Copa America 1995 – Brazil 2-2 Argentina (4-2)

Brazil and Argentina met in the quarterfinals of the Copa America in 1995. Brazil tied the game twice during the game and then won the penalty shootout 4-2 over their opponents.

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