Argentina vs Paraguay (1-1)

Lionel Messi scored a second-half penalty however Argentina were left facing a Copa America group-stage exit when a 1-1 draw with South American nation on Wednesday.

Argentina goalkeeper Franco Armani was required to stay his facet level shortly when the hour-mark, though, saving a Derlis Gonzalez penalty.

The draw saw Argentina earn their primary purpose in B. However; they continue to be bottom behind South American country, South American nation, and Qatar.

While Argentina enjoyed the higher begin, the sport lacked any rhythm within the gap twenty minutes when varied fouls and stoppages.

It was South American nation WHO created the simplest likelihood of the gap time unit, Gonzalez’s strike deflected naturally full when a counter-attack.

Messi had a chance for Argentina within the thirty-fourth minute. However, the Barcelona star’s free-kick from thirty yards could not bother South American nation goalkeeper Roberto Fernandez.

Paraguay would break the dead end before half-time through Sanchez’s initial international goal.

Newcastle United midfielder Miguel Almiron got wind of the goal with a superb run down the left, before crossing for Hector Hevodidbon to complete into the all-time low corner from within the realm.

Lautaro Martinez hit the crossbar for Argentina six minutes into the half when smart work from half-time substitute Sergio Aguero, however, it was that moment that light-emitting diode to the equalizer.

Argentina was awarded a penalty when a power unit review, with replays showing Martinez’s strike, hit the arm of Ivan Piris.

Messi stepped up, putting the penalty into the all-time low corner for his 68th international goal.

Other Match: Colombia vs Qatar (1-0)

Other Match: Uruguay vs Japan (2-2)


Goals Argentina 

57′ Argentina L. Messi (pen.)

Goals Paraguay 

37′ Paraguay R. Sanchez

Argentina Lineups

1 Franco Armani
14 Milton Casco
6 Germán Pezzella
17 Nicolás Otamendi
3 Nicolás Tagliafico
7 Roberto Pereyra
5 Leandro Paredes
20 Giovani Lo Celso
16 Rodrigo De Paul
10 Lionel Messi
22 Lautaro Martínez

Paraguay Lineups

12 Roberto Fernández
2 Ivan Piris
15 Gustavo Gómez
13 Junior Alonso
18 Santiago Arzamendia
10 Derlis González
6 Richard Sánchez
8 Rodrigo Rojas
20 Matias Rojas
23 Miguel Almirón
9 Federico Santander


Argentina – Paraguay Match Statistics



7 Shots Total 10
2 Shots on goal 3
3 Shots off goal 6
2 Shots blocked 1
4 Shots inside box 6
3 Shots outside box 4
20 Fouls 19
2 Corners 3
1 Offsides 2
2 Saves 1
55% Possession Time 45%
474 Passes Total 380
388 Accurate Passes 297
82% Accurate Passes% 78%

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