With goals from Lionel Messi, Rodrigo de Paul and Lautaro Martinez, Argentina made before Uruguay practically a procedural match that, despite ending in a 3-0 win, could have ended with a bigger score.
The intensity of the encounter was not negotiated. In the middle of a swing of plays, Argentina He presented himself as a clear dominant, his intentions against the rival goal were superior with at least 23 shots, compared to the 10 he made The Garra Charrúa.
With all the confidence and solidity that the current champions of America, the ovations did not wait for the captain of the Argentine representative: Lionel Messi. His game always exalts the euphoria of those present and this rose even more after the ‘flea‘He opened the score at 38’, a goal that also made him the first South American footballer to reach 80 goals at the national team level.
Just six minutes later, the hopes of the Uruguayans seemed to disappear with the score he made of Paul and from that moment on, those led by Lionel Scaloni became absolute owners and masters of the meeting, same as Martínez was in charge of settling in favor of his own.
With this result, the Albiazul it remains undefeated with 24 games without proving defeat in which it has scored 45 goals for and 15 against; adds 22 points and is placed as sub-leader of the eliminatory classification, only below Brazil, while the combined Uruguay it is in the fourth position with 16 units.
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