Chile's players pose with the trophy after winning the Copa America Centenario final by defeating Argentina in the penalty shoot-out in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States, on June 26, 2016. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm
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Chile have never beaten Argentina in open play in 27 Copa America meetings in 100 years yet have twice in 12 months dashed the hopes of Lionel Messi's team of lifting a major trophy.Argentina, boasting one of the world's top players in Messi and ranked No. 1 in the world, were expected to avenge last year's loss to Chile in Santiago having already beaten them twice this year.Argentina had never lost a competitive match to Chile until 2008 and had beaten the team now coached by Juan Antonio Pizzi twice in the last three months – in a World Cup qualifier in Santiago in March and their opening group game of this tournament in Santa Clara three weeks ago, both times 2-1 .
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