Argentina extended their unbeaten streak to 21 games on Friday after an easy 3-1 win in Caracas over Venezuela in World Cup qualifiers.
Venezuela have beaten Argentina once in their last 14 World Cup qualifiers, and their hopes of repeating themselves were disappointed again today, Friday, when Luis Adrian Martinez was sent off with a direct red card, for a violent attack on the country. Argentine star Lionel Messi after half an hour.
After that, the Argentine team completely dominated the game, and scored the first goal just seconds before the end of the first half, when Lautaro Martinez received a beautiful pass from Giovanni Lo Celso, before passing the ball past the forward goalkeeper. to meet him.
Argentina gained more possession of the ball thanks to their numerical superiority and scored two goals, in the 71st and 74th minutes, thanks to substitutes Juan Correa and Angel Correa.
Iverson Sutildo scored Venezuela’s only goal from a penalty kick in injury time.
Argentina are in second place in qualifying with 15 points, behind leaders Brazil with 21 points, while Venezuela is in last tenth place with four points.
The prime four qualifying teams will directly qualify for the “Qatar 2022” World Cup, and the fifth-placed side will play a playoff against a team from another continent.
Venezuela is the only country in South America that has not previously qualified for the World Cup and its chances of reaching the World Cup in Qatar seem weak.
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