Balanced Peru, Argentina More difficult to qualify for the World Cup

Balanced Peru, Argentina More difficult to qualify for the World Cup

Argentina’s opportunity to qualify for the 2018 World Cup getting thinner after being held 0-0 by Peru, on Thursday (05/10/2017) or Friday morning local time. These results make Argentina thrown from the rank of five World Cup Qualification standings COMNEBOL.

Appear in public alone, La Albiceleste actually appear to attack from the beginning of the game. Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli downed Dario Benedetto as the man’s target at the back by Lionel Messi.

Benedetto instantly created chances in the fifth minute. Gabriel Mercado can position well on the right side and send a cross into the middle of the penalty box. But Benedetto’s header was still not on target.

In the 13th minute Messi’s turn threatened Peru’s goal. Benedetto ran into the left side of Peru’s penalty box and was ready to score but the ball hit central defender Miguel Araujo.

Quickly the ball struck by Angel Di Maria and Di Maria immediately give feedback Messi. Unfortunately Argentina’s beautiful attack failed to bear fruit because Messi’s kick was too wide.

Until the break pause, the score did not change 0-0 for both teams. In fact Brazil referee Wilton Pereira Sampaio issued three yellow cards throughout the first half.

Second round

Argentina v Peru

The second half started, and Argentina created more chances. But everything is still deviated from the target.

Messi’s best chance came in the 89th minute. Free kick done bomber Barcelona just hit the living fence.

Score a goalless draw lasted until the referee blew the whistle marks the end of the game. These results make Argentina increasingly threatened to fail to 2018 World Cup finals.

An additional one point makes Messi and his friends inhabit the sixth rank with 25 points in the standings. While Peru ranks fifth, or the play-off zone boundary.

In another party, Chile successfully reap a 2-1 victory over Ecuador. This result left Chile up to third and Colombia losing to Paraguay 1-2 remain fourth.

Composition of Players:

Argentina: Sergio Romero; Gabriel Mercado, Javier Mascherano, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuna; Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega (Fernando Gago 61 ‘{Enzo Perez 67’}); Angel Di Maria (Emiliano Ariel Rigoni 46 ‘), Lionel Messi, Alejandro Gomez; Dario Benedetto.

Coach: Jorge Sampaoli (Argentina)

Peru: Pedro Gallese; Alberto Rodriguez, Miguel Araujo, Miguel Trauco, Aldo Corzo; Yoshimar Yotun, Renato Tapia (Pedro Aquino 82 ‘), Sergio Pena (Ilder Cartagena 53’), Edison Flores; Jefferson Farfan (Andy Pol 70 ‘), Paolo Guerrero.

Coach: Ricardo Gareca (Argentina)

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