Argentina snatched a precious victory from its host Bolivia, with a score of 2-1, in the match that brought the two teams together Tuesday evening, at the “Hernando Siles” stadium, in the capital La Paz, which is located at an altitude of 3640 meters above sea level, in the second round competitions. , From South America qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
The positive tie was settled, 1-1, in the first half of the match. The Bolivian national team advanced, with a goal scored by Marcelo Martins Moreno, in the 24th minute, from a header, which fell to the right of the Argentine goalkeeper.
However, Lautaro Martinez, the star of the Italian team Inter Milan, scored the equalizer for the Tango team, in the last minute of the first half, after hitting the foot of a Bolivian defender’s shot, to turn into the net.
In the second half, Joaquín Correa, Lazio striker Italian, managed to score the winning goal for Argentina, in the 79th minute of the match.
The Tango team succeeded in achieving its first victory over Bolivia at its stadium since 2005, with a score of 2-1 as well, and the star Lionel Messi, his first victory in the Bolivian stronghold, during his career with the Argentine national team.
Argentina topped the South American qualifiers table for the 2022 World Cup, with 6 points, while Bolivia remained without points.