CONMEBOL Qualifiers Review

Argentina, Uruguay claim big wins

October 8, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Gonzalo Higuain scored a hat-trick and created a goal for Lionel Messi as Argentina beat Chile 4-1 in the opening round of the South American qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup.

Higuain started because of injury to Sergio Aguero and took full advantage, opening the scoring in the ninth minute. Real Madrid team-mate Angel Di Maria sent in a long pass from the left which Higuain controlled and shot past goalkeeper Claudio Bravo.

Higuain then turned provider in the 25th minute ...

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