Bolivia v Argentina Live Commentary & Result, 13/10/2020, WC Qualification South America

Argentina show just one change from their slender win over Ecuador, with Palacios coming into the side for Acuna in central midfield. That means Messi and Martinez once again start in attack, while Ocampos, Paredes and De Paul will provide some support. 

ARGENTINA XI (4-4-2): Franco Armani; Gonzalo Montiel, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Nicolas Otamendi, Nicolas Tagliafico; Lucas Ocampos, Exequiel Palacios, Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul; Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez.

BOLIVIA XI (4-4-2): Carlos Lampe; Carlos Saucedo, Jose Sagredo, Gabriel Valverde, Jose Maria Carrasco; Diego Wayar, Raul Castro, Alejandro Chumacero, Rudy Cardozo; Marcelo Moreno, Saul Torres.

Argentina got off to a winning start in their opener thanks to a 1-0 victory at home to Ecuador – Lionel Messi’s early penalty proving the difference in that contest. Lionel Scaloni’s charges have gone eight games since last tasting defeat.

Bolivia kicked off their qualifying campaign with a 5-0 defeat against Brazil at the weekend, leaving them bottom of the 10-team standings after the opening round of fixtures. Cesar Farias’ side have won just two of their last 22 matches.

Hello and welcome to our live text coverage of the World Cup qualifying clash between Bolivia and Argentina at the Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz.

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