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Under17 Sudamericano: Argentina debuted with a defeat

South American U17 Championship: Argentina lost 2-1 to Ecuador, in their debut match in group B. Pereira and Naula scored for the winner, while Berterame scored for the Albiceleste who will play next match against Uruguay on Sunday

The Argentine U17 lost 2-1 to Ecuador in a match at the Nicolas Leoz stadium in Asuncion  in their debut match at the U17 Sudamericano championship

The Ecuadorians were ahead within 21 minutes of the first half through John Pereira and stretched the lead in 88th minute by Anderson Naula. A minute later, German Berterame scored for Argentina but there was no time for recovery.

Argentina will play their next match on Sunday against Uruguay who won their first match 4-1 to Bolivia. The other member of the B group is Chile.

Team Line-ups:

Argentina: 1-Franco Petroli; 14-Tiago Ruiz Diaz, 2-Julian Ferreyra, 6-Facundo Pardo, 13-Héctor Martínez; 8-Ezequiel Palacios 5-Julian Chicco, 7-Gianluca Mancuso, 10, Juan Cejas; 9-Matias Roskopf, 20-Pablo Argañaraz. Coach: Miguel A. Lemme

Ecuador: 1-Jose Cevallos; 13-Byron Castillo, 4-Francisco Obando, 3-Joel Quintero, 17-Pervis Estupiñán; 5-Juan Nazareno Izquierod, 14-Renny Jaramillo, 10, Fabiano Tello, 8-Andy sheet; 11 John Pereira, 7-Washington Corozo. Coach: José Rodríguez

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