Football Article

Sabella Wants Grounded Argentina

Rating: 9.00 / 10
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star
  • Img-star-disabled
based on 1 ratings.
Sabella Wants Grounded Argentina
Article info

Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella says his side dominated Tuesday’s 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw away to Bolivia at 4000m above sea level.

The contest, played in high altitude, missed their chance to all but seal World Cup qualification but remained in top spot in South America, four points ahead of Ecuador who defeated Paraguay 4-1 on Tuesday.

Marcelo Moreno had put the Bolivians ahead after 26 minutes, but Ever Banega produced a pinpoint header to level shortly before the break.

“We dominated the match and were solid in all areas of the pitch,” Sabella said.

“We are now even more optimistic than we were before but we still haven’t qualified. We can’t get ahead of ourselves.”

Meanwhile, Uruguay’s 2-0 loss away to Chile saw them slip to sixth, while Venezuela moved into fifth with a 1-0 win over Colombia.

What's your take? Write a comment (0 comments)

Your name:
Human verification test: (signup or login to skip this)
captcha
Smilies

:D :) :( :o :shock: :?
8) :lol: :x :P oops: :cry:
:evil: :twisted: :roll: :wink: :!: :?:
:idea: :arrow: :| :mrgreen:

Related news & articles

  • Messi Scores Again For Argentina

    Messi Scores Again For Argentina

    Wednesday October 17

    Lionel Messi scored yet again inspiring Argentina to a 2-1 victory away to Chile in 2014 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday evening. More

  • lionel messi argentina

    2011 Copa America Preview

    Sunday July 3

    The 2011 Copa America has just kicked off in Argentina and it promises to be an exciting with plenty of attacking talent on display and no clear-cut favourite too. More

  • coach diego maradona job and reputation on the line

    El Pibe de Oro puts his Job on the Line

    Tuesday October 13

    El Pibe de Oro or “The Golden Boy” of Argentine football, Diego Maradona, will be putting his footballing pedigree on the line as Argentina prepare to take on Uruguay in the final game of the 2010 World Cup Qualifiers for the South American region. More

  • conmebol action stations in south america

    Crunch Time in CONMEBOL

    Wednesday October 7

    It is all going down to the wire in South America as the 2010 World Cup qualifiers are reaching their climax. More