2018 World Cup Qualifying Standings: Argentina at the Tip of the Horn
Argentina national team is on the other end. Team Tango (Argentina title) threatened not appear in the 2018 World Cup that took place in Russia.
Thursday (5/10/2017) or Friday morning local time, Argentina failed to beat Peru in the 2018 World Cup qualifying match Latin zone, at Estadio Alberto Jose Armando, Buenos Aires. The match ended in a goalless draw.
In the game, Argentina who lowered the world’s best players, Lionel Messi dominated the game. Team Tango master ball possession up to 62 percent.
They also recorded a release of 13 kicks that threaten Peru goalkeeper, seven of them on target. Argentina also got a chance to score from a corner kick five times.
This draw makes Argentina stuck in sixth in 2018 World Cup qualifying standings Latin zone, with 25 points. Their position overtaken Peru who are in fifth position (zone play off) and superior goal difference.
Argentina’s move to Russia is heavy, because in the last game they will travel away to Ecuador, 11 October. While Peru will host Colombia on the same day.
Here are the results and standings World Cup qualifier Latin America:
Brazilian action Dani Alves scrambles ball with Bolivia player Leonel Morales in the CONMEBOL 2018 World Cup qualifier in La Paz, Bolivia (5/10/2017). Brazil drew 0-0. (AFP / Auzar Raldes)
Bolivia 0-0 Brazil
Venezuela 0-0 Uruguay
Colombia 1-2 Paraguay
Chile 2-1 Ecuador
Argentina 0-0 Peru