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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi left frustrated with goalless draw against Paraguay

2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi left pissed off with goalless draw towards Paraguay | Soccer Information

Argentina and Uruguay settled for a draw of their respective World Cup qualifiers fixtures towards Paraguay and Colombia. In Asuncion, Argentina seemed in management for a lot of the match however struggled to discover a well beyond the host’s defence line as Captain Lionel Messi couldn’t do the wonders Argentina had been hoping for.
Lionel Messi’s finest scoring probability got here when he curled a first-half free-kick narrowly extensive of the far submit. Argentina are nonetheless unbeaten with 5 wins and 4 attracts from their 9 qualifiers thus far whereas Paraguay have received two, drew six with two defeats. In the meantime, Colombia secured an important level away from house at Montevideo`s Gran Parque Central stadium towards Uruguay who managed the sport properly within the first half however had been unfortunate to not go forward.
Luis Suarez’s aim at 22minutes was disallowed because the flag went up for offside, later Suarez missed an open probability evaluating to his requirements with solely the goalkeeper David Ospina to beat. Atalanta striker Duvan Zupata despatched a timid try straight on the goalkeeper when Columbia received their finest alternative to seal the deal at 77minutes. Colombia now have 14 factors from 10 qualifiers, two factors behind Uruguay.
Uruguay 0-0 Colombia
Paraguay 0-0 Argentina
Venezuela 1-3 Brazil
Ecuador 3-0 Bolivia
Peru 2-0 Chile
Brazil go away it late however prolong their lead on the summit, whereas Peru and Ecuador improved on the @CONMEBOL #WorldCup standings
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) October 8, 2021
In Caracas, Brazil awakened late to maintain their good 2022 World Cup qualifying report on observe with a 3-1 away victory towards Venezuela. The hosts shocked the five-time World Cup winners by taking the lead by way of an Eric Ramirez header following Yeferson Soteldo’s cross within the eleventh minute. Brazil had been lacking their star expertise Neymar because of suspension.
Coach Tite launched Leeds attacker Raphinha and Actual Madrid winger Vinicius Junior within the second-half which made an instantaneous influence as Brazil started to assault with extra urgency. PSG defender Marquinhos netted the equaliser within the 71st minute from a corner-kick with a towering header. The guests then took the lead with a penalty and a aim in further time due to the objectives from Gabriel Barbosa and Anthony.
In Lima, Peru stored their hopes alive of qualifying for a second consecutive FIFA World Cup with a 2-0 house win over Chile. The hosts went forward within the thirty fifth minute when Christian Cueva scored. Sergio Pena doubled the lead simply after the hour mark with a low drive from 12 yards after Yoshimar Yotun`s long-range effort rebounded off the submit. Peru now have 11 factors within the South American zone qualifiers, 4 factors forward of Chile.
Ecuador routed Bolivia 3-0 with Enner Valencia scoring a brace within the first-half. Michael Estrada opened the scoring on the quarter-hour mark by heading house following a Byron Castillos cross. Valencia doubled the lead with a cool end into the bottom-right nook. The previous West Ham and Everton participant once more hit the goal two minutes later when he mixed with Estrada to fireplace in from shut vary.
The consequence leaves Ecuador third within the 10-team South American zone standings with 16 factors from 10 matches. Bolivia are ninth with six factors.

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