Argentina thrashed Bolivia even without Messi

Argentina thrashed Bolivia even without Messi

Argentina dominated their match against Bolivia, earning a 3-0 win during their World Cup qualifiers, even with Lionel Messi watching on the sidelines. They were able to maintain their winning start for the South American World Cup qualifiers. On that match, it was Angel Di Maria who took over the captaincy responsibility, which is a wise decision. Maria was able to provide two assists for Argentina during the first half, one of the reasons they dominate the game. Moreover, this team have too much firepower, which is why it is not impossible for them to score a win here. Additionally, it was Enzo Fernandez, Nicolas Tagliafico, and Nicolas Gonzalez who helped Argentina secure their win. This just proves the talent Argentina possess.

Argentina gains confidence against Bolivia

World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina
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Despite being Messi-less against Bolivia, Argentina proved that they remain to be a deadly team. It was a 3-0 win for Argentina against Bolivia, courtesy of Fernandez, Tagliafico, and Gonzalez’s goals. Moreover, their manager was pleased with how Argentina performed, giving them a better chance to defend their World Cup title. According to him, they were “not afraid to play with the ball” which have been their biggest advantage on that match. Moreover, he also provided answer on why Lionel Messi remained on the sideline on that match. “Leo was not ready to play, he tried to recover, but he did not feel comfortable,” he said. This raise concerns that the star might be suffering an injury, but further updates will be given in the coming days.

This win against Bolivia puts them at the top of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, which is not impossible. Argentina’s place in the qualifiers is not impossible, considering the skills and talent this team have. After all, they are the defending champions in the World Cup, which is why their dominance in their campaign is not surprising. Argentina are now looking to extend their winning run in the qualifiers to have a better chance for another World Cup bid.

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