Argentina suffered errors and mistakes and tied with Bolivia


November 11, 2011


The national teams of Argentina and Bolivia met at the Estadio Monumental in the qualifiers towards the World Cup Brazil 2014. It ended 1-1 with goals from Martins (B) and Lavezzi (A).

Argentina had the game under its control, but could not generate risk situations. Even more, at 56′, Bolivia would score through Martins after a mistake from Demichelis.

However, at 60′, and having entered 30 seconds ago, Ezequiel Lavezzi would tie the game with a well placed left foot shoot.


Argentina: Sergio Romero; Pablo Zabaleta, Martín Demichelis, Nicolás Burdisso, Clemente Rodríguez; Fernando Gago, Javier Mascherano, Ricardo Álvarez; Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuaín and Javier Pastore. Coach: Alejandro Sabella.

Bolivia: Carlos Arias; Cristian Vargas, Luis Méndez, Ronald Rivero, Luis Gutiérrez; Edivaldo Rojas, Jaime Robles, Walter Flores, Rudy Cardozo; Pablo Escóbar and Marcelo Martins. Coach: Gustavo Quinteros.

Stadium: Antonio Vespucio Liberti (“Monumental”)

Referee: Carlos Rodríguez (Ecuador)

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