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Rondon goal not enough for Venezuela

Baggies striker on target for La Vinotinto

Salomon Rondon’s second goal of Copa America 2016 was not enough to secure Venezuela a place in the semi-finals.

La Vinotinto fell to a 4-1 defeat by Argentina in Massachusetts where Lionel Messi also netted to equal Gabriel Batistuta’s 54 goals for the country.

Rondon’s 70th-minute strike proved no more than a consolation with Gonzalo Higuain and Erik Lamela also on target for the 14-time competition winners.

Argentina will play hosts USA in the semi-finals on Wednesday morning, while Colombia take on Chile in the other final four clash.