World Cup 2014 qualification review

Argentina go three points clear

October 16, 2012
By ESPN staff
Argentina went three points clear at the top of the World Cup qualification standings in South America with a 2-1 win in Chile.

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First-half goals from Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain put Argentina 2-0 up at the break, before Felipe Gutierrez pulled one back for the hosts in injury time.

Real Madrid striker Higuain was taken off in the second half after apparently suffering an ankle injury following a tackle from Gonzalo Jara.
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