Argentina Eases Their Way to the World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest event of football in the world and all the football playing nations fight to get a place in this tournament. There are hundreds of countries that play football but only 32 of them get a chance to see their names on the fixture. Argentina is one of those teams which have played since the inaugural FIFA world cup event. They won 2 titles of this FIFA world cup in the year 1978 and 1986. But for the 2022 event of FIFA World Cup Argentina also is going through the qualifying round.

In the qualifying matches, Argentina beat Bolivia with a result of 2-1 in the La Paz. This is the ground where they haven’t registered a victory in the last 5 years. Though Bolivia took a 1 goal lead in the match, Argentina managed to draw the result of the match in their favor. Before that, they beat Ecuador by 1 goal and started their journey of the qualifiers with an emphatic win. The coach Lionel Scaloni took the charge of the team and he wanted his team to go to the main round without losing a single match.

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Fabio Capello urges Lautaro Martinez to stay put at Inter Milan

Legendary Italian manager Fabio Capello has urged Lautaro Martinez to stay put with Inter Milan despite the transfer interest from Barcelona. The Argentine has been in good form during the current campaign with 17 goals and four assists across all competitions and that has caught the attention of the Blaugrana, who are eyeing a long-term successor to Luis Suarez.

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Speaking to Marca, the Argentina international said that Los Blancos are easier to play at the Bernabeu where they usually prefer to play on the attack. He added that the same is always not the case at the Camp Nou where they tend to play with a more cautious approach, he told: "When we play at the Bernabeu, many more spaces are generated.

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Just a few minutes after the break, Luis Suarez was able to put Uruguay back in front. In the last few seconds of the game, Uruguay seemed like holding on for a crucial victory. This would have sent Argentina to the first defeat since the 2-0 loss against Brazil back in July.

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Interestingly, Scaloni has not been able to enjoy a stellar playing career and he was predominantly known for his time with Deportivo La Coruna, whom he represented in 200 appearances from 1988 to 2006.

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Speaking to reporters, Rojo confirmed that he had the choice of joining Everton before the English transfer deadline but the move did not materialise with the Red Devils and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deciding against the deal. He added that a winter departure could be on the cards, considering he requires regular gametime in order to stake a claim for a national team role.

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