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Group A of the 2011 Copa América was one of the three groups of competing nations in the 2011 Copa América. It comprised Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, and Costa Rica. Group play ran from 1 to 11 July 2011.

Colombia won the group and faced Peru, the best third-placed finisher, in the quarterfinals. Argentina finished second and faced Uruguay—the runner-up of Group C—in the quarterfinals. Costa Rica and Bolivia finished third and fourth in the group, respectively, and were eliminated from the tournament.

StandingsEdit

Key to colors in group tables
Teams that advanced to the quarterfinals
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Colombia 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
  Argentina(H) 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 5
  Costa Rica 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
  Bolivia 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1

All times are in local, Argentina Time (UTC−03:00).

Argentina vs BoliviaEdit

Argentina  1–1  Bolivia
Agüero   75' Report Rojas   47'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bolivia
GK 23 Sergio Romero
RB 8 Javier Zanetti
CB 4 Nicolás Burdisso
CB 6 Gabriel Milito
LB 17 Marcos Rojo
RM 19 Éver Banega
CM 14 Javier Mascherano (c)
LM 5 Esteban Cambiasso   46'
RW 21 Ezequiel Lavezzi   54'   70'
LW 11 Carlos Tevez   37'
CF 10 Lionel Messi
Substitutions:
MF 7 Ángel Di María   46'
FW 16 Sergio Agüero   70'
Manager:
Sergio Batista
 
GK 1 Carlos Erwin Arias
RB 16 Ronald Raldes (c)
CB 5 Ronald Rivero   87'
CB 4 Lorgio Álvarez
LB 3 Luis Gutiérrez   38'
RM 15 Jaime Robles
CM 6 Wálter Flores   34'
LM 21 Jhasmani Campos   80'
AM 10 Joselito Vaca   63'
CF 7 Edivaldo Rojas   89'
CF 9 Marcelo Martins
Substitutions:
MF 19 José Luis Chávez   75'   63'
FW 17 Juan Carlos Arce   80'
MF 22 Rudy Cardozo   89'
Manager:
Gustavo Quinteros

Man of the Match:
Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Assistant referees:
Miguel Nievas (Uruguay)
Luis Alvarado (Ecuador)
Fourth official:
Carlos Vera (Ecuador)

Colombia vs Costa RicaEdit

Colombia  1–0  Costa Rica
Ramos   44' Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia
 
 
 
 
 
 
Costa Rica
GK 12 Neco Martínez
RB 18 Juan Camilo Zúñiga   54'
CB 3 Mario Yepes (c)
CB 14 Luis Amaranto Perea
LB 7 Pablo Armero
RM 4 Gustavo Bolívar
CM 13 Fredy Guarín   53'
LM 8 Abel Aguilar   33'
RW 17 Dayro Moreno   69'
LW 20 Adrián Ramos
CF 9 Radamel Falcao   77'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Hugo Rodallega   33'
FW 19 Teófilo Gutiérrez   69'
DM 16 Elkin Soto   77'
Manager:
Hernán Darío Gómez
 
GK 18 Leonel Moreira
RB 4 José Salvatierra
CB 3 Johnny Acosta
CB 2 Francisco Calvo   23'
CB 19 Óscar Duarte
LB 20 Pedro Leal
CM 8 David Guzmán   19'   74'
CM 11 Diego Madrigal   15'   71'
RW 10 Randall Brenes (c)   27'
LW 6 Heiner Mora
CF 12 Joel Campbell   46'
Substitutions:
MF 21 César Elizondo   46'
FW 17 Josué Martínez   71'
DM 22 José Miguel Cubero   74'
Manager:
Ricardo La Volpe

Man of the Match:
Adrián Ramos (Colombia)

Assistant referees:
Francisco Mondria (Chile)
Nicolás Yegros (Paraguay)
Fourth official:
Antonio Arias (Paraguay)

Argentina vs ColombiaEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia
GK 23 Sergio Romero
RB 3 Pablo Zabaleta
CB 4 Nicolás Burdisso
CB 6 Gabriel Milito
LB 8 Javier Zanetti
RM 19 Éver Banega   71'
CM 14 Javier Mascherano (c)
LM 5 Esteban Cambiasso   64'
RW 21 Ezequiel Lavezzi   64'
LW 11 Carlos Tevez
CF 10 Lionel Messi
Substitutions:
FW 16 Sergio Agüero   64'
DM 20 Fernando Gago   90'   64'
FW 9 Gonzalo Higuaín   71'
Manager:
Sergio Batista
 
GK 12 Neco Martínez
RB 18 Juan Camilo Zúñiga
CB 14 Luis Amaranto Perea
CB 3 Mario Yepes (c)
LB 7 Pablo Armero
DM 6 Carlos Sánchez
RM 20 Adrián Ramos   89'
CM 8 Abel Aguilar   6'
CM 13 Fredy Guarín
LM 17 Dayro Moreno   90+1'   90+1'
CF 9 Radamel Falcao   87'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Teófilo Gutiérrez   87'
DM 16 Elkin Soto   89'
DF 22 Aquivaldo Mosquera   90+1'
Manager:
Hernán Darío Gómez

Man of the Match:
Sergio Romero (Argentina)

Assistant referees:
Marcio Santiago (Brazil)
Luis Abadie (Peru)
Fourth official:
Víctor Hugo Rivera (Peru)

Bolivia vs Costa RicaEdit

Bolivia  0–2  Costa Rica
Report Martínez   59'
Campbell   78'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bolivia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Costa Rica
GK 1 Carlos Erwin Arias
RB 4 Lorgio Álvarez   35'
CB 16 Ronald Raldes (c)
CB 5 Ronald Rivero   65'   70'
LB 3 Luis Gutiérrez   87'
RM 7 Edivaldo Rojas   67'
CM 15 Jaime Robles   67'
CM 6 Wálter Flores   75'
LM 21 Jhasmani Campos   73'   79'
CF 17 Juan Carlos Arce
CF 9 Marcelo Martins   57'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Alcides Peña   67'
MF 19 José Luis Chávez   67'
MF 8 Ronald García   79'
Manager:
Gustavo Quinteros
 
GK 18 Leonel Moreira
CB 3 Johnny Acosta (c)
CB 19 Óscar Duarte   46'
CB 2 Francisco Calvo
CM 20 Pedro Leal
CM 8 David Guzmán   29'
CM 6 Heiner Mora   82'
RW 4 José Salvatierra   83'
LW 11 Diego Madrigal   45'
CF 12 Joel Campbell
CF 17 Josué Martínez   81'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Allen Guevara   45'
MF 21 César Elizondo   81'
DM 22 José Miguel Cubero   82'
Manager:
Ricardo La Volpe

Man of the Match:
Joel Campbell (Costa Rica)

Assistant referees:
Luis Alvarado (Ecuador)
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Fourth official:
Francisco Chacón (Mexico)

Colombia vs BoliviaEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bolivia
GK 12 Neco Martínez
RB 18 Juan Camilo Zúñiga
CB 3 Mario Yepes (c)
CB 14 Luis Amaranto Perea
LB 7 Pablo Armero
RM 13 Fredy Guarín   50'
CM 6 Carlos Sánchez
LM 8 Abel Aguilar
RW 17 Dayro Moreno   46'
LW 20 Adrián Ramos   77'
CF 9 Radamel Falcao
Substituitions:
FW 11 Hugo Rodallega   46'
LWB 10 Juan Cuadrado   50'
DM 16 Elkin Soto   77'
Manager:
Hernán Darío Gómez
 
GK 1 Carlos Erwin Arias
RB 16 Ronald Raldes (c)
CB 14 Christian Vargas
CB 13 Santos Amador
LB 4 Lorgio Álvarez
RM 15 Jaime Robles
CM 8 Ronald García
LM 21 Jhasmani Campos   33'
RW 7 Edivaldo Rojas   46'
LW 17 Juan Carlos Arce   70'
CF 9 Marcelo Martins   60'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Joselito Vaca   46'
FW 11 Alcides Peña   60'
FW 18 Ricardo Pedriel   70'
Manager:
Gustavo Quinteros

Man of the Match:
Radamel Falcao (Colombia)

Assistant referees:
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Luis Sánchez (Venezuela)
Fourth official:
Juan Soto (Venezuela)

Argentina vs Costa RicaEdit

Argentina  3–0  Costa Rica
Agüero   45+1'52'
Di María   63'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Argentina
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Costa Rica
GK 23 Sergio Romero
RB 3 Pablo Zabaleta
CB 4 Nicolás Burdisso
CB 6 Gabriel Milito   21'
LB 8 Javier Zanetti   38'
CM 20 Fernando Gago
CM 14 Javier Mascherano (c)
RW 10 Lionel Messi
AM 7 Ángel Di María   79'
LW 16 Sergio Agüero   84'
CF 9 Gonzalo Higuaín   79'
Substitutions:
MF 15 Lucas Biglia   88'   79'
MF 18 Javier Pastore   79'
FW 21 Ezequiel Lavezzi   90+2'   84'
Manager:
Sergio Batista
 
GK 18 Leonel Moreira
CB 19 Óscar Duarte   48'
CB 3 Johnny Acosta (c)
CB 2 Francisco Calvo   44'   46'
CM 20 Pedro Leal
CM 22 José Miguel Cubero
CM 6 Heiner Mora
RW 4 José Salvatierra
LW 21 César Elizondo   56'
CF 17 Josué Martínez   46'
CF 12 Joel Campbell
Substitutions:
FW 10 Randall Brenes   46'
DM 11 Diego Madrigal   46'
MF 5 Luis Miguel Valle   56'
Manager:
Ricardo La Volpe

Man of the Match:
Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Assistant referees:
Luis Abadie (Peru)
Nicolas Yegros (Paraguay)
Fourth official:
Carlos Amarilla (Paraguay)

External linksEdit