Argentina scored a victory over their Ecuadorian counterpart with a clean goal, in the confrontation that brought them together at the Boca Juniors ‘La Bombonera’ stadium, for the opening round of the South American World Cup qualifiers.
And the Albiceleste goal, Lionel Messi, scored in the 13th minute with a penalty kick, strengthening his lead over the two historic goals of Argentina with 71 goals.
The Polga also joined Uruguayan Luis Suarez at the top of the historic scorers for the World Cup qualifiers in Latin America, with 22 goals, and the goal he scored was the fourteenth with Argentina from a penalty kick.
The World Cup qualifiers for the South American continent opened with two exciting confrontations, the first ended in a positive draw (2-2) between Paraguay and Peru, and the second was won by Uruguay against its Chilean counterpart in the last minute with a score (2-1).
Argentina and Uruguay won the first three points in World Cup qualifiers, but Celeste is top on goal difference.