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  • Argentina 2-1 Peru: Injury time drama

    Not in vain Diego Maradona call a player debutant striker Gonzalo Higuain and veteran Martin Palermo. Both ensure the victory over Peru in Argentina Monumental stadium while maintaining the opportunity to qualify Albiceleste World Cup 2010.

    Argentina must win in their last home games as more predictable control of the game and immediately took the initiative to attack on Peru, which is the weakest teams in CONMEBOL zone.

    In the sixth minute goal Argentina had threatened Peru through defender Gabriel Heinze as bait ball header from Pablo Aimar thin widened Peru next goal.

    Gonzalo Higuain debutant players also almost took advantage when Argentina kicks from the penalty box is still rising.

    Left wing from Benfica, Angel of Mary, made a sharp attack with Argentina over the speed combing the right side of defense Peru. The next best opportunity born of Argentina Lionel Messi but the kick is still thin on the side of goalkeeper Leao Butron.

    Although only occasionally attacked, Peru, Argentina had a surprise when Juan Vargas volley hit the crossbar Tango Team.

    The host finally able to score goals early in the second half through Gonzalo Higuain in the 48th minute utilizing feedback from Pablo Aimar.

    Peru should get a penalty on 57 minutes when a kick Ramirez Emiliano Insua on the arm, but referee Rene Ortube of Bolivia is to continue the game.

    A minute later, Vargas free-kick almost made Peru equalize but saved by Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero.

    Peru finally able to equalize in the 89th minute when the ball is heading Hernan Rengifo host of public silence.

    Argentina back to winning but two minutes later in the half injury time thanks to a goal Martin Palermo.

    Despite win, Argentina's position is safe because it has not become a rival Uruguay they are also 2-1 victory over Ecuador in Quito. Argentina needed a victory in Montevideo the middle of next week to qualify automatically to South Africa.


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