Argentina are unbeaten in 29 consecutive matches after losing to Colombia
Lionel Messi is already gone. Even then, Jayarath of Argentina is going on. The hosts beat Colombia 1-0 at home in the World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday morning during Bangladesh time. Lautaro Martinez scored the only goal in the first half. As a result of this victory, Argentina remained unbeaten in 29 matches in a row.
From the beginning of the game, the two teams have been trying to counter-attack. Although Colombia could not take advantage. Argentina then gradually increased the pressure. The undefeated team went ahead in the 29th minute of the game for more than two and a half years. Martinez took control of the ball in the D-box from Marcos Acuna’s cross from the left and scored with a powerful left-footed shot.
After five minutes the interval could be doubled. However, the great free kick of The Maria jumps to the left and the goalkeeper blocks in exchange for a corner. Colombia had a golden opportunity to equalize just before the break. The only obstacle in front of Miguel Borhar was the goalkeeper. Colombia failed to take advantage of that opportunity. In the second half, Argentina continued to play with possession of the ball as well as dominating the attack. Di Maria tried again from a distance in the 64th minute. In the end, the hosts left the field with a one-goal victory.
Brazil tops the table with 11 wins in 14 matches and 37 points in 3 draws in the World Cup qualifiers. Argentina are second in the table with 10 wins in 15 matches and 34 points in 5 draws. With 8 wins in 15 matches and 24 points in 3 draws, Ecuador has kept one foot on the way to Qatar World Cup.