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Argentina sinks Peru

Argentina sinks Peru

The Nahuel Molina-Lautaro Martínez connection guaranteed the Argentine team a 1-0 victory over Peru, which drew a chasm with the rivals who are chasing it and plunges La Blanquirroja into the penultimate position of the South American qualifying rounds for the World Cup in Qatar.

La Albiceleste reached 25 points in 11 games played, since the superclassic with the leader Brazil is pending, and now look in the rearview at Ecuador, third place that has 17, and Colombia, which continues with 16.

The Peruvian team was anchored with 11 points, now in the penultimate place.

The champion of America did not need this Thursday the brilliance of her captain Lionel Messi to resolve the match corresponding to the twelfth day.

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Molina’s off-hook on the right wing, his association with Rodrigo De Paul, and then his center adjusted to the center of the area was capitalized with a powerful header by Martínez in the 43rd minute.

Until then, the Argentines had insisted with the arrivals of Ángel Di María through the left alley, but the visitors were finding the tranquility to close all exits.

In the 64th minute, Yoshimar Yotún wasted the chance to equalize through a penalty as he smashed the ball against the crossbar. The foul was committed by goalkeeper Emiliano ‘Dibujos’ Martínez on Jefferson Farfán, who had entered the field minutes before.

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Argentina escorts Brazil with 25 points from 11 games and is marching safely to seal their qualification to Qatar in advance.

On the thirteenth matchday, to be played on November 11, Argentina will visit Uruguay and Peru will host Bolivia. EFE (HN)

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