Peru climbed one place to eighth with eight points
Argentina drop two more qualifying points without Messi
LIMA (Reuters) Argentina were held 2 2 by Peru in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Canada Goose Parka Thursday, their second successive away canada goose coats on sale draw without injured canada goose talisman Lionel Messi, which dropped them to canada goose outlet store locations fifth in the South American group.
Football Soccer World Cup 2018 Qualifier Argentina v Peru Nacional Stadium, Lima, Peru 06/10/16 Argentina’s Gonzalo Higuain (L) and Peru’s Renato Tapia battle for the canada goose store ball. canada goose clearance REUTERS/Janine Costa
Defender Ramiro Funes Mori put Argentina ahead after 15 minutes but was responsible for Peru late penalty equaliser that was converted by Christian Cueva.
In between, Peru veteran striker Paolo Guerrero equalised early in the second half and Gonzalo Higuain buy canada goose jacket cheap restored Argentina lead in the 77th minute.
After nine matches, the halfway point in the South American qualifiers, canada goose replica Uruguay 2018 canada goose outlet top 2018 canada goose the table Canada Goose Online with 19 points followed by Brazil on 18 and Ecuador, Colombia and Argentina Canada Goose Jackets all on 16. Peru climbed one place to eighth with eight points.
The top four go through to the 2018 finals in Russia while the team in fifth place, currently Argentina on goal difference, qualify for an intercontinental playoff against canada canadagoosejacket-outlet goose clearance sale the Oceania winners for another berth.
Peru almost scored early in an entertaining, even match at the Estadio Nacional when defender Renato Tapia sent a glancing header from a corner just wide in the ninth minute.
At the other end, Pedro Gallese made a diving save from Sergio Aguero 10th minute free kick in front of the posts.
Football Soccer World Cup 2018 Qualifier Argentina v Peru Nacional Stadium, Lima, Peru 06/10/16 Peru’s Christian Cueva (L) celebrates after scoring. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo
Five minutes later Argentina were ahead when Peru failed Canada Goose Coats On Sale to clear a corner and Funes Mori steered a shot into the bottom corner.
Sergio Romero blocked a stinging shot from Guerrero as Peru built quick counter attacks cheap Canada Goose and Cueva was close with a free kick.
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Peru carved out a canadian goose jacket chance for Edison Flores five minutes into the second half but Canada Goose online the forward was slow to take a shot and was blocked.
Eight minutes later, though, the home side buy canada goose jacket were on canada goose deals level terms when Guerrero reached a canada goose outlet toronto factory cross from the left, fended off Funes Mori and shot past Romero.
With 13 minutes to go, Higuian took a pass from Pablo Zabaleta on the right of the box and deftly chipped past Gallese for his 32nd Argentina goal.
Funes Mori turned villain when he tripped Guerrero in the box and Cueva scored a deserved equaliser with the 84th minute penalty.
Bookings for Nicolas Otamendi, Zabaleta and Funes Mori mean they will canada goose black friday sale be suspended canada goose coats when Argentina host Paraguay on Tuesday Canada Goose sale with coach Edgardo Bauza having to field an almost entirely different back Canada Goose Outlet four.