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Team Argentina – Road to Brazil

Argentina have qualified for Brazil 2014 with two games still to play. As always, nothing less than lifting the world cup will be enough for the nation’s fans..

Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay advanced to the World Cup from the South American Zone of 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. Brazil automatically qualified for the World Cup as the host nation so were not involved in CONMEBOL qualifying. Argentina skipper Messi scored 10 goals in the qualification round and is the team’s top scorer

 

Standings

Team

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentina 16 9 5 2 35 15 +20 32
Colombia 16 9 3 4 27 13 +14 30
Chile 16 9 1 6 29 25 +4 28
Ecuador 16 7 4 5 20 16 +4 25
Uruguay 16 7 4 5 25 25 0 25
Venezuela 16 5 5 6 14 20 −6 20
Peru 16 4 3 9 17 26 −9 15
Bolivia 16 2 6 8 17 30 −13 12
Paraguay 16 3 3 10 17 31 −14 12

Top four teams qualified directly for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Fifth-placed team advanced to the AFC v CONMEBOL play-off

The matches were played from 7 October 2011 to 15 October 2013. The Argentine national team started its World Cup qualifying campaign on a high note, defeating Chile by a 4-1. Below are the details of each match played by Argentina national team during qualification round


Match 1

7 October 201120:10 UTC−3
Argentina 4–1 Chile
Higuaín Goal 7′, 52′, 63′
Messi Goal 25′
(Report) Fernández Goal 59′
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos AiresAttendance: 26,161Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia)

Match 2

11 October 201120:20 UTC−4:30
Venezuela 1–0 Argentina
Amorebieta Goal 62′ Report
Estadio José Antonio Anzoátegui, Puerto La CruzAttendance: 35,600Referee: Roberto Silvera (Uruguay)

Match 3

11 November 201117:00 UTC−3
Argentina 1–1 Bolivia
Lavezzi Goal 60′ Report Martins Goal 55′
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos AiresAttendance: 27,592Referee: Carlos Vera (Ecuador)

Match 4

15 November 201116:00 UTC−5
Colombia 1–2 Argentina
Pabón Goal 44′ Report Messi Goal 60′Agüero Goal 83′
Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez, BarranquillaAttendance: 49,600Referee: Sálvio Fagundes (Brazil)

Match 5

2 June 201219:30 UTC−3
Argentina 4–0 Ecuador
Agüero Goal 19′Higuaín Goal 29′Messi Goal 31′Di María Goal 76′ Report
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos AiresAttendance: 50,000Referee: Víctor Hugo Rivera (Peru)

Match 6

7 September 201220:10 UTC−3
Argentina 3–1 Paraguay
Di María Goal 3′Higuaín Goal 30′Messi Goal 64′ Report Fabbro Goal 17′ (pen.)
Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, CórdobaAttendance: 51,000Referee: Wilson Seneme (Brazil)

Match 7

11 September 201220:25 UTC−5
Peru 1–1 Argentina
Zambrano Goal 21′ Report Higuaín Goal 37′
Estadio Nacional, LimaAttendance: 34,111Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia)

Match 8

12 October 201221:00 UTC−3
Argentina 3–0 Uruguay
Messi Goal 65′, 79′Agüero Goal 74′ Report
Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, MendozaAttendance: 31,997Referee: Leandro Vuaden (Brazil)

Match 9

16 October 201221:05 UTC−3
Chile 1–2 Argentina
F. Gutiérrez Goal 90+1′ Report Messi Goal 28′Higuaín Goal 31′
Estadio Nacional, SantiagoAttendance: 45,000Referee: Antonio Arias (Paraguay)

Match 10

22 March 201321:00 UTC−3
Argentina 3–0 Venezuela
Higuaín Goal 29′, 59′Messi Goal 43′ (pen.) Report
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos AiresAttendance: 40,000Referee: Víctor Hugo Carrillo (Peru)

Match 11

26 March 201316:00 UTC−4
Bolivia 1–1 Argentina
Martins Goal 25′ Report Banega Goal 44′
Estadio Hernando Siles, La PazAttendance: 35,000Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)

Match 12

7 June 201319:05 UTC−3
Argentina 0–0 Colombia
Report
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos AiresAttendance: 44,807Referee: Marlon Escalante (Venezuela)

Match 13

11 June 201316:00 UTC−5
Ecuador 1–1 Argentina
Castillo Goal 17′ Report Agüero Goal 4′ (pen.)
Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, QuitoAttendance: 35,000Referee: Enrique Cáceres (Paraguay)

Match 14

10 September 201321:40 UTC−4
Paraguay 2–5 Argentina
Núñez Goal 18′Santa Cruz Goal 85′ Report Messi Goal 12′ (pen.), 52′ (pen.)Agüero Goal 32′Di María Goal 49′M. Rodríguez Goal 90′
Estadio Defensores del Chaco, AsunciónAttendance: 27,000Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)

Match 15

11 October 201320:00 UTC−3
Argentina 3–1 Peru
Lavezzi Goal 23′, 34′Palacio Goal 47′ Report Pizarro Goal 20′
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos AiresAttendance: 28,977Referee: Carlos Vera (Ecuador)

Match 16

15 October 201321:30 UTC−2
Uruguay 3–2 Argentina
C. Rodríguez Goal 6′Suárez Goal 34′ (pen.)Cavani Goal 49′ Report M. Rodríguez Goal 14′, 41′
Estadio Centenario, MontevideoAttendance: 55,000Referee: Marcelo Henrique (Brazil)

 

Video: All 35 Goals of Argentina – 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

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