Argentina’s World Cup hopes hang in balance after Peru stalemate

  • Argentina in danger of missing World Cup for first time since 1970
  • Venezuela 0-0 Uruguay; Bolivia 0-0 Brazil; Chile 2-1 Ecuador

The prospect of a World Cup without Lionel Messi edged nearer to reality on Thursday as Argentina struggled to a 0-0 draw with Peru, which left their qualification hopes hanging in the balance.

Despite dominating possession in front of a raucous home support at Buenos Aires’ fabled La Bombonera stadium, Messi and Argentina once again drew a blank to the dismay of their fans.

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Argentina in danger of missing World Cup for first time since 1970Venezuela 0-0 Uruguay; Bolivia 0-0 Brazil; Chile 2-1 EcuadorThe prospect of a World Cup without Lionel Messi edged nearer to reality on Thursday as Argentina struggled to a 0-0 draw with Peru, which left their qualification hopes hanging in the balance.Despite dominating possession in front of a raucous home support at Buenos Aires’ fabled La Bombonera stadium, Messi and Argentina once again drew a blank to the dismay of their fans. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/06/south-american-roundup-uruguay-kept-waiting-after-venezuela-stalemate

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