The Argentina national team he had in his hands an important victory in Colombian territory for more than 85 minutes. And when everything pointed to the fact that he would come out with the three points in the bag, a dramatic goal in stoppage time saved the night in Barranquilla and gave the Selection of Colombia a draw 2-2 before the Albiceleste.
A goal of Christian romero and one more of Leandro Paredes Without the clock reaching 10 ‘they seemed enough for the team led by Lionel Scaloni to come out with the triumph of the Metropolitan Stadium field, however, a Miguel Borja’s header already when the added time was running, it served so that the locals will end with a point in the Day 8 of the Conmebol Qualifiers.
Colombia 2-2 Argentina; that’s how the goals were
It all started with a ball stopped by the right wing in three quarters of the court. Rodrigo de Paul sent the ball to the center of the local area, where it arrived Romero to send him to save with a powerful header when the third minute was barely fulfilled.
The Colombians still did not digest the first goal of the visitors, when in a play that began in a corner kick, Walls he took the loose ball on the edge of the area, after several rebounds. He took off four rivals with short feints and was almost in front of goalkeeper David Ospina, whom he defeated with a cross shot.
Minute eight and the Colombian National Team fell at home against the Argentine team that was heading for its fourth victory in the tie, but Scaloni gave up all the initiative for the complement and paid dearly, adding his second consecutive draw in Conmebol and third in six games.
In the complementary part, and after several changes by Reinaldo Rueda, Colombia came closer on the scoreboard at minute 51 thanks to Luis Muriel he converted a maximum penalty, defeating the former goalkeeper of América, Agustín Marchesín, who entered the exchange in the first half.
Colombia went to the front. He tried with centers from all areas of the court, but could not find a finisher, until at minute 94 of the game, Borja finished off a service on the right wing on the edge of the small area. The auction could not contain it Marche, who managed to touch the ball and was questioned in the broadcast for his “lack of reaction” at 2-2 on the scoreboard.
Miguel Borja dresses up as a hero and gives Argentina an AGONIC draw in Barranquilla.
Rueda’s squad avoids a defeat after going 0-2.
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Picture Colombian had to settle for a point which places it in the fifth position with eight units. While the Albiceleste stayed in the second position with 12 points.