Qatar Drawn in Group B at Copa America 2020

Copa America draw 2019

Qatar Drawn in Group B at Copa America 2020

Argentina will open the 2020 Copa America with a blockbuster clash against Chile in Buenos Aires.

Match three will be against Paraguay on June 20 at the Monumental while match four will be against Australia on June 26, once more at the Monumental stadium.

Australia were drawn in Argentina's group for the 2020 Copa America on Tuesday while Asian champions Qatar will face Colombia and holders Brazil.

The Copa America is the oldest in the world at the level of the teams, where it has been held so far 46 previous versions, Uruguay have the record as the most culminating teams in the Copa America with 15 tournaments, followed by Argentina with 14 titles, and Brazil in third place with 9 titles.

However, Australia - playing at their first Copa America - were drawn into Group A, which features Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Paraguay.

2022 World Cup hosts Qatar will also face Venezuela, Ecuador, and Peru in the Colombia-based Group B.

Eight teams will qualify for the quarter-finals with the final to place on 12 July in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Qatar played in this year's Copa along with Japan, drawing their opening group match but failing to get past the group stage.

The Copa America has also previously invited Costa Rica, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama and the United States to compete in the tournament with El Tri finishing as runners up twice.

Argentina have not won the tournament since 1993 while Colombia have lifted the trophy only once - when they hosted it in 2001.

Scaloni hopes 32-year-old Messi, who will again be aiming to win his first senior worldwide trophy, plays beyond the 2020 Copa.

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