Argentina vs Uruguay

Uruguay's Triumph

The historic victory for Uruguay over Argentina at La Bombonera was Argentina's first loss in a major tournament .

Game Overview

The game was characterized by constant pressure from Bielsa's Uruguayan team, which ultimately resulted.

Match Highlights

The highlights of the game were Uruguay taking the lead in the first half after consistent pressure culminating in Araujo.


Uruguay's brilliant game strategy consisted of constant running, smothering Argentina all over the field for the full 95 minutes.

Crucial Goal

The game-winning goal scored by Darwin Nez, who had broken past Argentina's defense, was the deciding factor .

Scaloni's Efforts

Despite substitutions at halftime and a passionate home crowd, Argentina was unable to create.

Impact on Standings

The result had a profound effect on the standings, as Argentina still occupies first place but Uruguay now trails by only two points.

Expert Insights

Breaking Argentina's undefeated record of 25 games was a huge accomplishment, and this win means the world.

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