Lionel Messi scores on his Argentina ‘comeback’ against Uruguay

first_img 02/09/2016 He was, of course, the game’s outstanding player and eventually broke the deadlock just before half-time when he turned away from a group of players and drilled the ball home from outside the box, with the aid of a deflection. Upd. on 22/11/2016 at 03:06 CET He led the team, always active and showed his whole repertoire of skills.  Paulo Dybala was sent off in the second half and left the field crying, but until then had worked extremely well with Messi, but Uruguay could not take advantage of their numerical superiority to equalise.center_img Sport EN Lionel Messi scored the only goal on his Argentina ‘comeback’ as his side saw off Uruguay 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier.  He had quit after the Copa America Centenario final defeat by Chile on penalties, but coach Edgardo Bauza convinced him to return, and on his debut Messi did not let him down. last_img

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