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FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Messi scores as Argentina defeat Chile

24 Mar 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL) Updates!

Lionel Messi converted a 16th minute penalty to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Chile in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

With three points from the win, Argentina has reached the third spot in the 10-nation South American group ranking table. They will meet Bolivia in their next encounter on 28 March at the Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz.

In context: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (CONMEBOL) Updates!

24 Mar 2017FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Messi scores as Argentina defeat Chile

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