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Argentina were booed off the pitch by their own fans after the Copa America hosts were held to a 0-0 draw by Colombia in Group A.

Sergio Batista’s men have now drawn both their matches in the tournament, while Colombia are top of the standings with four points.

However, a win for either Bolivia or Costa Rica in the next game in the group will leave La Albiceleste needing a win from their final game to qualify.

Although Batista’s men did the majority of the running, Colombia had the better of the chances, with Dayro Moreno guilty of a shocking miss midway through the first half.

Moreno scraped a free-kick wide in the early stages, before his cross found Gustavo Ramos almost under the crossbar, but the striker somehow spooned the ball over.

If his miss was bad, then Moreno’s in the 26th minute was even worse.

Gabriel Milito’s backpass was woefully short and allowed Ramos in. He managed to skip round keeper Sergio Romero and, although he was then bundled over by Nicolas Burdisso, the ball fell to Moreno eight yards out and with an open goal in front of him.

However, he somehow contrived to sidefoot wide, spurning his side’s best chance of the match in the process.

After that Argentina came into the game, with Ezequiel Lavezzi being denied by Luis Martinez after Lionel Messi’s precise through ball.

Manchester City’s wantaway striker Carlos Tevez dragged a shot wide after the break, while Pablo Armero flashed a drive across the Argentina goal.

Porto’s Falcao then tested Romero after breaking through, but there would be no goal, leaving Colombia as the happier of the two sides.

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