Watch the goals of the Argentina-Chile match
Captain Di Maria “in the absence of Messi” scored the goal for Argentina in the 9th minute after a powerful shot from outside the penalty area, Claudio Bravo, Chile goalkeeper, failed to stop it, and striker Ben Brereton equalized for Chile in the 20th minute after he took advantage of a wonderful cross about it with his head over Martinez goalkeeper Argentina, and Lautaro Martinez re-advanced Argentina again in the 34th minute from a follow-up shot from De Paul, which was blocked by Bravo, to find Martinez in the follow-up and put it in the net.
Chile tried to equalize, but all their attacks stopped at the Argentine defense and the giant goalkeeper Martinez, who saved the samba stars from more than one goal.
With this result, Argentina raised its score to 32 points, in second place behind Brazil with 4 points, from winning in 9 matches, drawing in 5 matches without losing, while Chile fell to seventh place with 16 points, after winning 4 matches, drawing in the same number. , lost in 7 encounters.
Argentina qualified for the World Cup, to be held in Qatar next year, with Brazil, and there are two places left for direct qualification in the South American qualifiers, as well as a ticket to the playoffs, where the first 4 teams qualify directly, and the fifth goes to the global playoff.
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni preferred to exclude Lionel Messi after securing qualification for his rest after contracting the Coronavirus.