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Tottenham winger Lamela strikes, Lavezzi stars as Argentine cruise to Copa win

Erik Lamela scored a long range free-kick as Argentina comfortably beat Bolivia 3-0 in their final group stage game at Copa America 2016.

The Tottenham winger fired home a dead ball with help from the Bolivian wall to give the world's number one side a 13th-minute lead at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.

Two minutes later, Ezequiel Lavezzi doubled Argentina's lead two minutes later when firing home from pointblank range before Victor Cuesta diverted home Lavezzi's firmly struck shot-cross on 32 minutes to wrap it up.

The victory enabled the tournament favourites to finish on top of Group D, three points clear of Chile, and sees La Albiceleste take on Venezuela in the quarter-finals at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough on Saturday.

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