Bolivia 1-2 Argentina: Martinez and Correa secure come from behind win

Bolivia 1-2 Argentina: Lautaro Martinez and Joaquin Correa secure come from behind win after Marcelo Martins had put home side ahead in 2022 World Cup qualifier

  • Bolivia captain Martins rose unmarked to head home in 24th minute 
  • Argentina levelled when Carrasco’s clearance hit Martinez and flew into the net 
  • Correa scored the winner with a sweet left-footed strike 11 minutes from the end

A late goal from Joaquin Correa helped Argentina come from behind to beat Bolivia 2-1 on Tuesday and maintain their 100 per cent record in the South American World Cup qualifiers.

Bolivia took the lead after 24 minutes when captain Marcelo Martins rose unmarked to head home a cross from the left.

However, Argentina, who beat visitors Ecuador 1-0 in their opener last week, equalised seconds before halftime when a clearance from defender Jose Maria Carrasco hit Lautaro Martinez just yards from goal and flew into the net.

Argentina equalised seconds before halftime through Inter striker Lautaro Martinez

Martinez was first player apart from Messi to score in a World Cup qualifier for four years

Correa got Argentina’s winner with a sweet left-foot strike 11 minutes from the final whistle as Bolivia suffered another defeat following their 5-0 thrashing away to Brazil last week.

The top four sides in the 10-team South American group qualify directly for the finals at Qatar 2022 and the fifth-placed side goes into an inter-regional playoff.

A late goal from Joaquin Correa helped Argentina come from behind to beat Bolivia

Bolivia took the lead when captain Marcelo Martins rose unmarked to head home




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