Argentina also does not pass through Venezuela, the US, picks up on last minute point in Honduras

Argentina also does not pass through Venezuela, the US, picks up on last minute point in Honduras

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Argentina should be in October, still full to the basin to a world cup ticket to get. The team came in their own house does not go beyond a 1-1 draw against hekkensluiter Venezuela, and thus remains fifth. Also in the United States are still far from victory of the world cup. In and against Honduras, the team got the lead in a crucial equalizer: 1-1.

The Argentines were in Venezuela on paper, the ideal opponent to towards the top four positions of the South American world cup qualifying group to play. The Venezuelans brought in the previous seven uitduels only one point, and are stiff in the bottom of the group.

But as in the whole kwalificatiereeks appeared in Buenos Aires once more that the Argentines, despite the presence of stars like Lionel Messi and Paulo Dyabala, particularly difficult to score. Tuesday night they had there, even the help of the Venezolaan Rolf Feltscher, that a cross from the side in the 54th minute own goal worked. Three minutes earlier, Venezuela was by Jhon Murillo on lead came.

Argentina continues through the division point on the fifth place in the group, and will play in October against Peru (home) and Ecuador (from). The best four countries in South America qualify directly for the world cup, the number five plays in the play-offs against New Zealand, the strongest country of Oceania.


Chile has for the second time in five days of competition lost in the South American qualifying group for the world cup. The team lost in the thin air of La Paz 1-0 of Bolivia, and is in the danger zone. Number two, Colombia took home a point against the already qualified Brazil: 1-1.

Away games against Bolivia have been feared in South America. La Paz is at 4,000 meters altitude and the thin air supplies visiting countries is often conditional problems. Bolivia won this spring, all of Argentina, and on Tuesday had also Chile sacrified. The in their own country playing Juan Arce made at the beginning of the second half from a penalty kick the only goal of the match.


Number two, Colombia is two contest, for the end is still far from certain of the world cup. The team of coach José Pékerman took home a point against the already qualified Brazil. The ‘Seleçao’ came on the stroke of peace to lead through Chelsea player William. In the 56th minute, headed home Radamel Falcao, the world cup in 2014 had to miss due to a serious injury, the equalizer, in on indicate of PSV players Santiago Arias.

Also Peru may with still two games to go, still hope at the first world cup-participation since 1982. The team picked up against Ecuador, the third victory in a row: 1-2. Feyenoorder Renato Tapia began in the base, and was after 62 minutes to the side achieved. Peru has the world cup ticket is now virtual inside, but will play in October against Argentina, and Colombia.


The United States wanted to be in San Pedro Sula revancheren for the thuisnederlaag last Friday against Costa Rica, but saw Honduras in the 27th minute to lead by Rommel Quioto, who earns his living at Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer.

Only five minutes before time, substitute Bobby Wood of Hamburger SV the precious equalizer for the U.S., that placement for the world cup in Russia in hand. The Americans knew in 1986 for the last time not for the global final tournament to qualify.

By the tie for both the US and Honduras nine points from eight matches. Thanks to a better goal difference, the Americans provisionally third, but Panama could be there Tuesday evening (local time) pass in a victory at Trinidad and Tobago. On October 7, plays the US at home against Panama.

The top three of the kwalificatiereeks of North and Central America and the Caribbean of the place directly for the world cup. For the number four, wait for a play-off against an Asian country, the winner of the duel Australia-Syria.

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