Copa America 2024: Lionel Messi, Argentina vs Chile in rematch of 2016 Final at MetLife

Copa America 2024: Lionel Messi, Argentina vs Chile in rematch of 2016 Final at MetLife Khabritak

Copa America has made it back to MetLife Stadium with Lionel Messi and Argentina facing Chile in a Group A matchup Tuesday night.

This is a bitter, renewed rivalry between these two South American neighbors, with Chile defeating Messi and Co., 4-2, on penalties in the 2016 Copa America Final, which was also held in East Rutherford in front of 82,026 fans.

With both teams already playing one match so far in this year's tournament, here's what you need to know about Tuesday night's game, a deeper dive on the recent history between these two clubs, and more for Argentina vs. Chile at MetLife:

What time, channel is Argentina vs. Chile for Copa America 2024?
Jun 20, 2024; Atlanta, GA, USA; Argentina forward Lionel Messi (10) in action against Canada during the second half at Mercedez-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Fans looking to catch this must-see match will have some time before the game begins, with kickoff not until 9 p.m.

Argentina vs. Chile will air on FS1. If you don't have that channel, you're in luck as Fubo TV, who carries FS1, offers a free, seven-day trial to new subscribers on the streaming service.

Are tickets still available for Argentina vs. Chile?
The answer is yes. Here are the current, lowest prices for two, last-minute tickets to see Messi in action versus Chile at MetLife:

SeatGeek: Starting at $742.80 (including taxes and fees) in Section 342, Row 22.

StubHub: Starting at $795 (including taxes and fees) in Section 332, Row 22.

How have Argentina, Chile fared in Copa America 2024?
Jun 21, 2024; Arlington, TX, USA; Chile forward Alexis Sanchez (10) attempts to move the ball past Peru forward Joao Grimaldo (25) during the second half in a 2024 Copa America match at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Each national team has played one game so far during group stage play.

Argentina won 2-0 over Canada in their first game of the tournament last Thursday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Meanwhile, Chile is still looking for their first goal of Copa America after a 0-0 draw against Peru on June 21 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Argentina vs Chile soccer history prior to Copa America 2024
Leading up Tuesday's match, it's been a pretty even matchup with three draws in the last five meetings. The lone exceptions are multiple one-goal victories for Argentina with a 2-1 win over Chile in a FIFA World Cup Qualifying match on Jan. 27, 2022 in Calama, Chile.

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Three years prior, Argentina clinched third place at the 2019 Copa America Tournament with another 2-1 victory over Chile in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This is the first time these two nations will meet on U.S. soil since a 0-0 draw in an international friendly at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sept. 5, 2019.

The 2016 Copa America victory was Chile's last win over Argentina, as they're 0-3-3 in the last six head-to-head matchups leading up to Tuesday night's contest.

Copa America 2024 schedule
Jun 23, 2024; Arlington, TX, USA; The United States players acknowledges the fans after USA shuts out Bolivia 2-0 in a 2024 Copa America match at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
The last day of group stage play is on July 2.

After that, the schedule for this year's Copa America proceeds as follows:

Quarterfinals: July 4-6 in Houston (NRG Stadium) and Arlington (AT&T Stadium), Las Vegas (Allegiant Stadium), and Glendale (State Farm Stadium)

Semifinals: July 9-10 in East Rutherford (MetLife Stadium) and Charlotte (Bank of America Stadium)

Third-place game: July 13 in Charlotte (Bank of America Stadium)

Final: July 14 in Miami (Hard Rock Stadium)

Who's the favorite to win Copa America 2024?
Following the shocking draw between Brazil and Costa Rica on Monday night, Messi and Argentina are now the odds-on-favorites to win this year's tournament.

Here are the betting odds for all 16 teams to win this year's Copa America via FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey as we approach halfway through group stage action:

Argentina: +160

Brazil: +250

Uruguay: +490

Colombia: 9/1 (+900)

USA: 13/1 (+1300)

Mexico: 17/1 (+1700)

Chile and Ecuador: 41/1 (+4100)

Venezuela: 60/1 (+6000)

Canada: 110/1 (+11000)

Peru: 120/1 (+12000)

Paraguay: 210/1 (+21000)

Costa Rica: 260/1 (+26000)
Bolivia: 490/1 (+49000)

Jamaica: 650/1 (+65000)

Panama: 1000/1 (+100000)

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