• Nicolás González 35'
  • Ángel Di María 79'
  • Lionel Messi 82'
3
Regular Season
Finished
ARG
VEN
KO
  • Messi dribbles by Navarro and looks to charge down the right wing but an elbow in the face from the trailing winger earns him a yellow card. 
    Venezuela
    Yellow Card
    VEN - Miguel Navarro
    12'
  • ARGENTINA OPEN THE SCORING! 1-0! De Paul finds room inside the penalty area and plays a low cross towards the far post which finds its way between Makoun’s legs. Nicolas Gonzalez comes sliding through into the six-yard box and manages to turn his effort past Farinez!
    Argentina
    Goal
    ARG - Nicolás González
    35'
HT
  • Casseres makes way for Luis Gonzalez as Venezuela continue to search for answers.
    Venezuela
    Venezuela
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Josef Martínez
    Substitution - In0 - Fernando Aristeguieta
    Venezuela
    Venezuela
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Cristian Cásseres Jr.
    Substitution - In17 - Luis González
    62'
  • One Correa is on for another as Scaloni replaces Inter's Joaquin Correa with Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa.
    Argentina
    Argentina
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Joaquín Correa
    Substitution - In15 - Ángel Correa
    64'
  • Chancellor is shown a yellow card for pushing Angel Correa over just outside the penalty area, with the substitute looking to involve himself immediately.
    Venezuela
    Yellow Card
    VEN - Jhon Chancellor
    67'
  • Herrera cynically sticks out a leg and catches Messi, sending him over. It's a yellow card for the aggressive midfielder.
    Venezuela
    Yellow Card
    VEN - Yangel Herrera
    69'
  • Mac Allister is indeed the man to make way as Di Maria is introduced.
    Argentina
    Argentina
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out20 - Alexis Mac Allister
    Substitution - In11 - Ángel Di María
    70'
  • The yellow cards keep coming as Venezuela's frustration increases. It's a nasty sliding tackle from Rosales that catches Nicolas Gonzales on the leg - earning the right-back a booking.
    Venezuela
    Yellow Card
    VEN - Roberto Rosales
    71'
  • Venezuela make a change prior to the taking of the set-piece as Herrera is replaced by Machis.
    Venezuela
    Venezuela
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Yangel Herrera
    Substitution - In0 - Darwin Machís
    77'
  • DI MARIA DOUBLES THE ADVANTAGE! 2-0! It took the winger just nine minutes to come on and score, getting on the end of De Paul’s pass hit over the top of midfield before drawing the goalkeeper off his line and lobbing Farinez!
    Argentina
    Goal
    ARG - Ángel Di María
    79'
  • A FANTASTIC THIRD! 3-0! Two Paris Saint-Germain players link up as Di Maria takes on a defender inside the penalty area before winning space and sending a chip towards the penalty spot. Messi reads his team-mate’s intentions and stays onside to control the ball with his chest before hitting a miscued shot into the open goal!
    Argentina
    Goal
    ARG - Lionel Messi
    82'
  • Rondon comes off for Savarino with six minutes left as the result strays further and further from the visitors.
    Venezuela
    Venezuela
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Salomón Rondón
    Substitution - In0 - Jefferson Savarino
    83'
  • A late change sees Boye sent on for goal scorer Nicolas Gonzalez.
    Argentina
    Argentina
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out0 - Nicolás González
    Substitution - In9 - Lucas Boyé
    87'
  • Guido Rodriguez is sent into midfield to maintain the clean sheet as Paredes makes way.
    Argentina
    Argentina
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out5 - Leandro Paredes
    Substitution - In18 - Guido Rodríguez
    88'
FT
Argentina
Game Stats
Venezuela
73%
Possession
27%
16
Shots
3
6
Shots (On goal)
1
2
Corners
1
1
Saves
3
15
Fouls
20

Lineups

1
Franco Armani
26
Nahuel Molina
6
Germán Pezzella
19
Nicolás Otamendi
3
Nicolás Tagliafico
7
Rodrigo De Paul
5
Leandro Paredes
0
Nicolás González
20
Alexis Mac Allister
0
Joaquín Correa
10
Lionel Messi
Argentina
4-2-3-1
0
Wuilker Fariñez
0
Roberto Rosales
0
Nahuel Ferraresi
0
Jhon Chancellor
0
Christian Makoun
0
Miguel Navarro
0
José Martínez
0
Yangel Herrera
0
Cristian Cásseres Jr.
0
Salomón Rondón
0
Josef Martínez
Venezuela
5-3-2

Team Stats

Argentina

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
001
ForwardsGASFCFW
82'
10516
MidfieldersGASFCFW
02017
88'
00120
87'
35'
10222
70'
00130
64'
00231
SubstitutesGASFCFW
64'(Joaquín Correa)
00001
70'(Alexis Mac Allister)
79'
11100
87'(Nicolás González)
00010
88'(Leandro Paredes)
00010
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Venezuela

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
033
ForwardsGASFCFW
83'
00100
62'
00112
MidfieldersGASFCFW
00042
77'
00032
62'
00050
SubstitutesGASFCFW
45'(Miguel Navarro)
00002
62'(Cristian Cásseres Jr.)
00110
62'(Josef Martínez)
00010
77'(Yangel Herrera)
00000
83'(Salomón Rondón)
00001
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Argentina
Game Stats
Venezuela
73%
Possession
27%
16
Shots
3
6
Shots (On goal)
1
2
Corners
1
1
Saves
3
15
Fouls
20