A Chilean goal, which is worth a historic qualification for a World Cup and, moreover, deposited him for the first time in the Copa América final. The dream of Buenos Aires Emiliano Holmesilla came true this Saturday, when he scored the opening goal of the 2-0 conceded in Argentine beach soccer team against Colombia, which earned him the ticket for the Dubai 2023 World Cup and the title match against Brazil, this Sunday in Rosario.
The kingpin of Racing, in the third and last half of the semifinal, checked his chest, got up from behind and took a formidable shot from Chilean football that beat the Colombian goalkeeper for 1-0, after four minutes, and when nerves began to build up in the booths of the Santa Fe City Fairgrounds.
With great work from goalkeeper Santiago Gómez Polatti, Albiceleste sealed history thanks to their captain Lucas Ponzetti, who pushed in Benaducci’s assist, when nine of the 12 minutes of the final period had been played.
The victory allowed those led by Hernán Magrini to qualify for their tenth World Cup, having lost the last three in a row. The appointment will be from 16 to 26 November in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates and will also see Brazil, five times champion of that competition (top winner), and rival of Argentina in this Sunday’s final (16:00, broadcast by Deportv and DSports).
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