On Thursday, the Argentinian squad chalked up a draw scoreboard of 1-1 against Chile. The star footballer of the squad Lionel Messi scored a penalty 24 minutes into the match. Three extraordinary saves were also managed out of the goalkeeper of Chile Claudio Bravo by Messi. Despite that, Argentina vs Chile match saw the Argentinians getting restricted to top the points table. Currently the arch-rivals of the Argentinians, Brazil top the points table with the most scored points.
What Next After Argentina vs Chile?
The draw between both teams leaves Brazil a point ahead of Argentina in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers. While Chile is yet two points less to reach the qualifiers. The absence of Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal due to COVID-19 made a big difference in their strategy.
The Argentinians seemed quite dominant from the beginning of the match until they were given a penalty. Lautaro Martinez was unheedingly brought down by Guillermo Maripan which caused Argentina the penalty. The Argentinians in Argentina vs Chile match continued to seek a chance in the second half of the match. Claudio Bravo of Chile however managed to save both the supposed goals by Martinez and Angel Di Maria.
After Argentina vs Chile match on Thursday, Argentina is slated to anchor Ecuador on Friday. And further on the next Tuesday Colombia hosts Argentina while Bolivia serves as a guest to Chile. Apart from Argentina vs Chile match, the game between Uruguay and Paraguay also saw a draw of 0-0. The competition became even tighter when both sides were stuck at 7 points. The battle between Uruguay and Paraguay for the annual qualification spot was quite evident in the match. Bolivia however did climb up the table. They won the match in a 3-1 win in La Paz against Venezuela.