2007 Copa América Final

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2007 Copa América Final
Event 2007 Copa América
Date July 15, 2007
Venue Estadio José Pachencho Romero, Maracaibo
Referee Carlos Amarilla (Paraguay)

The 2007 Copa América Final was the final match of the 2007 Copa América. It was held on July 15, 2007 in Maracaibo. This was the sixth final for Brazil (winning three of the previous). Meanwhile was the third for Argentina (winning once). It was also the second final between Brazil and Argentina; Brazil had won the 2004 Final in a penalty shootout against Argentina.

Carlos Amarilla was chosen to be the referee again as he had already refereed the 2004 Final. In 2004 he booked four players (two for Brazil and two for Argentina). In 2007 he booked seven players (five for Brazil and two for Argentina). In the tournament he refereed two more matches, Uruguay vs Peru, and Chile vs Mexico, both of the first round.

Match details[edit]

July 15, 2007
17:05 (UTC-4)
Brazil  3–0  Argentina
Baptista Goal 4'
Ayala Goal 40' (o.g.)
Alves Goal 69'
GK 12 Doni Booked 51'
DF 2 Maicon
DF 4 Juan
DF 3 Alex Booked 37'
DF 6 Gilberto Booked 54'
MF 5 Mineiro
MF 17 Josué Booked 82'
MF 7 Elano Substituted off 34'
MF 19 Júlio Baptista Booked 68'
FW 11 Robinho Substituted off 90'
FW 9 Vágner Love Substituted off 90'
DF 13 Dani Alves Substituted in 34'
MF 18 Fernando Substituted in 90'
FW 10 Diego Substituted in 90'
GK 1 Roberto Abbondanzieri
DF 8 Javier Zanetti
DF 6 Gabriel Heinze
DF 2 Roberto Ayala
DF 15 Gabriel Milito
MF 10 Juan Román Riquelme
MF 19 Esteban Cambiasso Substituted off 59'
MF 14 Javier Mascherano Booked 44'
MF 20 Juan Sebastián Verón Substituted off 67'
FW 18 Lionel Messi
FW 11 Carlos Tévez Booked 75'
MF 16 Pablo Aimar Substituted in 59'
MF 13 Lucho González Substituted in 67'
Alfio Basile