The 3,640 meters above sea level in La Paz failed to hide the shortcomings of a Bolivia that ran into a team that had to wait fifteen years to avoid suffering from altitude sickness. And it is that although those directed by Farías They managed to open the scoring at Hernando Siles just 24 minutes into the game through Marcelo Martins; Argentina recovered their energy to turn the scoreboard and celebrate a perfect score (6 points) in this first double date of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers.
The Bolivians took the field with a different team from the one that suffered the defeat in Sao Paulo. Save big name players, like ChumaceroIt was the strategy of the technical command of the local team, but they did not wait for a fierce Albiceleste, who when faced with the adverse scoreboard were never daunted, and who put aside the lack of air to give free rein to football.
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Messi was more present than ever in a city of height, but the one who takes all the palms in this meeting is, without a doubt, Lautaro Martínez. Milan striker from Serie A’s Italy he did the necessary wear and tear and put the equipment on his back in the most difficult moments. Hence, before the end of the first half, he left his mark on the scoreboard. Exequiel Palacios also did a job to highlight.
In the complement, the Albiceleste found oxygen, pressed and got her reward at 79 ‘. Leo’s touch, Lautaro pass and Joaquín Correa scores the final 2-1. A triumph that emotionally falls more than good for an Argentina that is beginning to believe in the Scaloni era. Now turn the page and think about your next commitments in front of Paraguay Y Peru.
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