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Analysis – Four things learned from Argentine 2-1 Chile

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Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to ensure a third-placed finish in this years Copa America in Brazil.

The third-placed playoff is the game nobody wants, and that proved to be the case in the Copa America too.

In a scrappy and bad-tempered affair, it was clear from the get-go that neither side truly wanted to be there.

Still, Sergio Aguero put Argentina ahead inside ten minutes with Paulo Dybala adding a second ten minutes later.

Lionel Messi and Gary Medel both saw red before the break, and Arturo Vidal got Chile back into it before the hour mark, but it ended in Argentina’s favour. Here are four things we learned:

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