Sports Desk – Argentina beat Bolivia 2-1 on Tuesday in the second round of South American World Cup qualifiers. the second consecutive victory for Lionel Messi’s team and its first in the altitude of La Paz over 15 years.
First half, Marcelo Martins opened the scoring for the hosts with an easy header in the 24th minute. The first goal for Argentina was scored by Lautaro Martinez in the 45th minute to level the score 1–1.
The game was on a draw till the time when Bolivia defenders made a mistake in 79th minute. Bolivia gave a chance to Argentina where the Argentine strikers made no mistake.
Messi made an assist to Martinez. The striker calmly assisted unmarked Joaquin Correa, who beat goalkeeper Carlos Lampe with a left-footed shot.
🏆 #SelecciónMayor— Selección Argentina 🇦🇷 (@Argentina) October 13, 2020
⚽ @Argentina 🇦🇷 2 (Lautaro Martínez y Joaquín Correa) 🆚 #Bolivia 🇧🇴 1 (Marcelo Martins)
👉 ¡Final del partido! El conjunto comandado por Lionel Scaloni cosechó su segunda victoria en las #Eliminatorias 💪 pic.twitter.com/hKI72dQJYP