13 November 2020 04:35
Argentina were able to get a draw as Nicolas Gonzalez scored while Lionel Messi had a goal disallowed. Lionel Scaloni's team did not have the best first half as Paraguay were controlling the ball. A penalty meant it was 1-0 for Paraguay. Exequiel Palacios had to be substituted off in the first half following double knees to the back. His substitute Gio Lo Celso came on and instantly had a good impact.
It was an Argentina corner kick as Gio Lo Celso took it. His cross found Nicolas Gonzalez who would head the ball to draw Argentina level. The first half would end in a draw. The second half saw Argentina much more in control. Lo Celso looked to have had his second assist of the match as he played a cut back to Lionel Messi who scored.
Armando. Angel Romero's goal helped Paraguay hold a star-studded Argentina to a 1-1 draw. Despite the draw, Argentina holds on to their top spot in the points table. Also Read - Lionel Messi And Antoine Griezmann Share Mate Together: Ivan Rakitic Reacts to Rift Between Two Barcelona Superstars It was Romero who found the back of the net, breaking the deadlock in the 21st-minute of the match via penalty. That goal put pressure on Argentina straightaway. After dominating the first half in terms of ball possession, Argentina finally found the equaliser in the 41st-minute of the first-half. It was Nicolas Gonzalez who came up with a near-perfect header which proved to be good enough to beat the Paraguayan goalkeeper. Also, the goal was against the run of play. Also Read - ARG vs PAR Dream11 Team Tips And Predictions, World Cup Qualifiers – Captain And Vice-Captain Football Probable XIs For Today's Argentina vs Paraguay at Estadio Alberto J. Armando November 13 Friday 5:30 AM IST Both teams went into the half-time hoping to find the winner in the next 45 minutes. Also Read - He's Emperor and Monarch: Griezmann's Former Advisor Claims Lionel Messi's Attitude Towards The French Forward is "Deplorable" Lautaro Martinez and Paraguay defender Gustavo Gomez came close to scoring but could not find the final touch before VAR denied Lionel Messi the winner and that stirred a controversy. The second half saw both the teams play good football, but ultimately no team found the winner which meant the game ended in a draw. Argentina came close on a number of occasions but the goal eluded both sides. Argentina – who are unbeaten in the qualifiers – make the trip to Lima to face Peru on Tuesday, while Paraguay host Bolivia on the same day. In the points table, Brazil is second after two matches, while Ecuador is third and they are followed by Paraguay.