poor results achieved by Colombia in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying CONMEBOL zone.Los Cafeteros defeated 0-3to Argentina in the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, Wednesday morning GMT, November 16, 2016.
Lionel Messi opened the scoring Argentina free kick in the 10th minute Messi then created twoassistsfor the goals scored by Lucas Pratto (23 ‘) and Angel Di Maria (84’).
Colombia coach Jose Pekerman, regretting his team who have conceded a quick goal.He also admitted it is difficult to match the greatness of Lionel Messi.
“They scored first and that strengthen them. We started the game well and thought this would have proceeded differently,” said Pekerman as reported bySoccerway.
“If the opposite happens, Argentina also never felt it. After the first goal and the second, we had a difficult game and Messi made the difference,” he continued.
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Pekerman then illuminated front-line team that failed to score in the last two games.Earlier, the Colombian could only draw 0-0 contra Chile.
“It’s not easy for us to score. (Radamel) Falcao look good, always trying to score. Unfortunately the goal was created,” he said.
Colombia now ranks sixth CONMEBOL zone with 18 points from 12 games.If it remains in this position, they will not qualify for the World Cup.Therefore, only four teams qualify directly, plus one team who get a share of the playoffs.(One)