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Argentina drawn with Colombia but remains at the top of the table

After four wins in a row, Argentina drawn with Colombia 1-1 in their third match of the final round of U-17 Sudamericano but still leading the table with 7 points. The top 4 teams from the final round will qualify for this year’s U-17 World Cup, which will be held in Chile between 17 October to 8 November

Jorge Carrascal opened the account for Colombian in the 24th minute but Argentina equalised in the second half with a left footed-strike from Matías Roskopf

Final Stage Standings (Updated to matches played on 23 March 2015. Source: CONMEBOL)

Final Stage Standings (Updated to matches played on 23 March 2015. Source: CONMEBOL)

Thus, Argentina has 7 points in the final round and remains the sole leader. The first four of the table will ensure a place in the U-17 World Cup, to be held in Chile this year. Argentina will play their remaining matches of final round against Uruguay and Ecuador on 26th and 29th respectievely

 

Team Lineup:

Argentina: Franco Petroli, Matías Escudero, Julian Ferreyra, Juan Dilorenzo, Luis Olivera, Gianluca Mancuso, Julian Chicco, Lucas Ferraz Vila (46 ‘Héctor Martínez), Germán Berterame (76’ Tiago Ruiz Diaz), Matthias Rosckopf (84 ‘Exequiel Palacios ) and Thomas Conechny.

Coach: Miguel Angel Lemme.

Colombia: Luis Garcia, John Janer Lucumi, Cristian Tovar (74 ‘David Pérez), Stiven Vega, Anderson Arroyo, Edwin Ronaldo Ariza, Jefferson Valdeblanquez, Jesus Marimon, Jorge Carrascal, John Arango (81’ Jonathan Cuellar), Juan Calero.

Coach: Camilo Pérez.

Goals: 24 ‘Jorge Carrascal (CO) 52’ Matías Rosckopf (ARG).

Yellow cards: 55 ‘Thomas Conechny (ARG), 60’ Jesus Marim (CO) 84 ‘Gianluca Mancuso (ARG), 87’ Jefferson Valdeblanquez (CO).

 

Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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