Highlights Argentina vs. Ecuador: Argentina reaches the semi-finals of the Copa América on penalties

The action from the Copa América continued on Thursday on FOX: In the quarter-finals at the NRG Stadium in Houston, defending champion Argentina played 1-1 against CONMEBOL rival Ecuador after 90 minutes plus injury time.

Since there is no extra time in the Copa América knockout matches until the final, the match was decided on penalties and Emiliano Martinez made two saves to stop Lionel Messi from making a rare miss and force a 4-2 win on penalties.

Check out the highlights below!

11:25 a.m. ET

Nicolas Otamendi seals the deal, Argentina advances!

11:22 a.m. ET

Reparation for Jordy Caicedo

11:20 a.m. ET

Montiel scores for Argentina

11:18 a.m. ET

Ecuador on the board!

11:13 a.m. ET

Mac Allister delivers for Argentina

11:09 a.m. ET


11:07 a.m. ET

Julian Álvarez scores a penalty!

11:06 a.m. ET

Emiliano Martinez saves!

11:04 a.m. ET


10:58 a.m. ET

Ecuador almost won!

10:54 a.m. ET

Ecuador equalizes!

10:29 a.m. ET

Lionel Messi breaks another record but is still goalless

10:24 a.m. ET

Ecuador MISSES a penalty!

9:51 a.m. ET

Enzo Fernández misses another chance

9:41 a.m. ET

Lionel Messi prepares Argentina’s first goal

9:36 a.m. ET

First card in the physical game

9:33 a.m. ET

End for Argentina

9:20 a.m. ET

More pressure from Ecuador

9:16 a.m. ET

Early chance for Ecuador

Live coverage began at 8:45 a.m. ET