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Uruguay end Argentina unbeaten record

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Uruguay end Argentina unbeaten record

Ronald Araújo and Darwin Núñez were on track as Uruguay crushed ruling Title holders Argentina 2-0, bringing to an end a 14-match unbeaten run for Lionel Scaloni’s side.

The famous home of Boca Youngsters, La Bombonera, was the venue for this red hot challenge between two historic rivals. The eager home dedicated would have been feeling better to see Liverpool forward Núñez squander a once in a lifetime chance in the tenth minute, hauling his work wide in the wake of hustling through on goal. Núñez’s admonition shot appeared to stir Lionel Messi, who sidestepped the test of Mathías Olivera to send a twisting long-range exertion into the thankful grasps of Sergio Rochet.

In any case, subsequent to beating Brazil in their previours trip, Uruguay wouldn’t be scared by the eight-time Ballon d’Or victor or the authoritative Title holders. Their eagerness to squeeze high, a common quality of a Bielsa side, at last delivered profits in the 41st minute. Matías Viña contended energetically to win ownership back close the byline, prior to teeing up his kindred full-back Araújo to fire past Rochet – a strike that saw the Barcelona man become the first player to score against Argentina since Kylian Mbappé in the 2022 World Cup final.

Uruguay end Argentina unbeaten record

With La Albiceleste following interestingly since losing to Saudi Arabia On the World Cup group stage, Scaloni picked to roll out an improvement at HT, presenting the in-form Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martínez. Ángel Di María immediately followed off the bench, and the Benfica winger almost had a quick effect, winning a free-kick which Messi cut against the crossbar.

Subsequent to seeing Messi go close, the visitors would have been satisfied to see the final part dive into a cagey issue, as they endeavored to run down the clock on Argentina’s unbeaten run. As the challenge entered the last 10 minutes, Rochet was constrained right into it to drive Martínez’s header off the bar. Notwithstanding, with the hosts flooding forward, Núñez took advantage of the space abandoned to race away and opening through the legs of Emiliano Martínez and put the outcome undeniably. A first success over Argentina beginning around 2013 maneuvers Uruguay to inside two marks of La Albiceleste, who stay top of the standings in spite of rout.

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