South American qualifying

Messi returns in Argentina draw

June 8, 2013
Argentina stayed top of the South American World Cup qualifying table after being held to a goalless draw by Colombia in a match which saw both sides reduced to 10 men.

With Barcelona star Lionel Messi on the bench, Alejandro Sabella's team were aiming to move one step closer to Brazil 2014, but neither side could make a breakthrough and the key talking point came when Gonzalo Higuain and Cristian Zapata were dismissed in the first half.

Argentina enjoyed the better of the ...

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