Saturday, July 2, 2011

Aguero Save Argentina From Being Defeated

Behind first Argentine midfielder Ever Banega after doing an own goal.

Sergio Aguero save Argentina face from being defeated in the first leg Copa America Group A in 2011 against Bolivia in Ciudad de La Plata Stadium, Saturday, July 2, 2011.

As the host, Argentina became one of the favorites to win the Copa America 2011. However, the Tango team must work harder to realize this ambition in the first game held after Bolivia 1-1.

Behind first Argentine midfielder Ever Banega after doing an own goal in the 48th minute. Argentina fortunate to have Sergio Aguero. Log in second-half substitute Ezequiel Lavezzi, a balancing Argentina Aguero scored the 76th minute.

This result makes Argentina and Bolivia are both topped the Group A standings with one point. Other Group A match between Colombia against Costa Rica will take place next morning, Sunday, July 3, 2011.

Entertaining Bolivia, Argentina is actually controlled the game from the first round. However, Argentina is relying on a trio of Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez, and Ezequiel Lavezzi is always difficult to penetrate the Bolivian defense in the first round.

At the beginning of the second half, coach Sergio Batista decided to include Angel di Maria replace Esteban Cambiasso knocked in order to add power. However, Ciudad de la Plata publicly silent even when second-half run three minutes later Argentina conceded.

Starting from a corner kick, Edivaldo Rojas managed to cheat the ball and towards the Argentine midfielder Ever Banega in front of the goalposts. Banega could have controlled the ball, but the midfielder who played in Valencia that just made a mistake and do an own goal. Argentina behind 0-1.

Left behind by one goal to further improve the Tango team attacks. The 59th minute, Messi had a golden opportunity after being faced with Arias. However, the final settlement which is unsettled make Argentina get only corner kick.

The 65th minute, Argentina almost conceded again after Bolivia striker Marcelo Moreno escaped the offside trap and stay facing with Romero. But AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper did brilliantly and thwart rescue Bolivia's second goal.

Sergio Aguero who signed to replace Lavezzi the 71st minute almost scored a counterweight Argentina. After passing three players Bolivia, Aguero kick off the still thin on the left side of goal Bolivia.

Aguero finally actually scored the equalizer five minutes later. After receiving feedback chest Nicolas Burdisso, Aguero scored a beautiful volley past who could not be stopped Arias.

Argentina gained last chance with a header which fell right Burdisso dipelukan Arias. Position 1-1 draw last until the fight was over.


Argentina (4-3-3): Romero; Zanetti, Burdisso, G. Milito, Rojo; Mascherano, Cambiasso (Di Maria, 46 '), Banega; Tevez, Messi, Lavezzi (Aguero, 71').

Bolivia (4-4-1-1): Arias; Roca, Rivero, Raldes, Gutierrez; Cespedes, Flores, Velasco (Chavez, 64 '), Campos (Juan Arce, 80'); Rojas Edivaldo (Cardozo, 90 ') , Moreno.

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