CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying

Higuain, Messi goals help Argentina win

March 22, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Two goals from Gonzalo Higuain plus a Lionel Messi penalty handed Argentina a convincing 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Venezuela in Buenos Aires on Friday night.

Real Madrid striker Higuain notched in either half, with Barcelona forward Messi converting from the spot a minute before the interval.

The victory consolidated the top spot in the South American qualifying zone for the Albiceleste, who remained four points clear of second-placed Colombia and moved six clear of ...

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