FT: Argentina 3-0 Venezuela, Lionel Messi STRIKES! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Lionel Messi was on target as Argentina thrashed Venezuela 3-0 in their World Cup qualifiers, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The Argentines had the first half on lockdown against their opponent who had less work to offer going forward.
Venezuela did well enough to hold off their opponent in the early minutes of the half which saw them soaking in so much pressure coming from the home team.
Argentina struggled all through 30 minutes of the encounter and they couldn’t make anything happen going forward despite creating more of the opportunities.
The goal came in the 34th minute of the match as Gonzalez scored from a good finish with the assist coming from Rodrigo De Paul to make the scoreline 1-0 for the home side.
Nothing else happened as the first half carried on with more opportunities being created without any goal happening.
They ended the first half with Argentina 1-0 Venezuela which saw the home side doing good by making sure they went in for the break with all the advantage they needed.
Second Half Report
The second half came through good for the home side who made sure they finished the job they already started in the first half.
Venezuela did well enough to make sure they stopped whatever their opponent was throwing at them with nothing they could do going forward.
Argentina pressed more until they doubled the lead in the 79th as Rodrigo De Paul once again assisted Angel Di Maria who doubled the scoreline to 2-0 for the home side.
More opportunities kept on coming for the home side who continued with their dominance going forward until Lionel Messi made it 3-0 in the 82nd minute.
The match came to an end with Argentina 3-0 Venezuela as the home side finished off the game ensuring they claimed three points after 90 minutes of football played between them.
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