Argentina saw a win over Colombia wasted in the last minutes, tonight, in the South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. Lionel Messi Share. They came to open 2-0 on the scoreboard, but came back 48 minutes into the second half. Paredes and Romero scored for the Argentines. Morel and Borja referred to the goals of the Colombians.
It looked like it would be a quiet victory for Lionel Scaloni’s side at Metropolitano de Barranquilla. In eight minutes of play, Argentina were already winning by two goals. Romero opened the score at two, Paredes widened at seven. Colombia started the right-back’s reaction from the end of the first half, as Muriel took a penalty. In injury time, almost in the last step, Miguel Borja equalized the score.
As a result, Argentina reached 12 points and remains in the position of deputy leadership behind Brazil. Colombia, with a score of eight, ranks fifth.
Argentina’s next qualifier pledge will be against Venezuela on September 2. Colombia vs Bolivia on the same day. Before that, the two teams face the dispute over the Copa America, which will be held in Brazil.
Argentina only needed two minutes to open the scoreboard on Tuesday evening. De Paul hit a free kick inside the area, and defender Romero overcame the row over the top to put the Argentines ahead.
The second goal didn’t take long, either. After trying the table between Messi And for Lo Celso, the ball fell to Paredes, who conquered the area and had nothing but a problem to dislodge the goalkeeper.
This advantage gave Argentina calm, which ended in the second half with a 2-0 win, but the second half brought a new plot to the match when Otamendi converted a penalty on Uribe. Muriel went to the set and refused.
But it was only close to the last step as it was for the final numbers game. Cuadrado cross from the right and found Borja, who appeared in a good position to enter. Marchesín even touched the ball, but did not avoid a tie 48 minutes into the second half.