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SportMessi scores penalty while Armani saves one in lucky draw for Argentina

07:42  20 june  2019
07:42  20 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Women's World Cup Review: Argentina hold Japan as Canada scrape to win

Women's World Cup Review: Argentina hold Japan as Canada scrape to win Kadeisha Buchanan netted her first goal for Canada in a win over Cameroon, after Japan failed to overcome a resilient Argentina.

With 64 minutes gone Argentina seemed to have found the decisive break on a tight, bruising afternoon that saw their revered attack struggle to find its gears against an excellent Iceland team. The score was 1 - 1 , as it would finish. Iceland were holding steady.

Add Messi ’s saved attempt against Iceland on Saturday at the World Cup to misses for Argentina in shootouts for the Copa America title, and for Barcelona The score was already 1 - 1 when Argentina was awarded the penalty after Hordur Magnusson’s tumbling fall over Sergio Aguero as both chased

Messi scores penalty while Armani saves one in lucky draw for Argentina © Reuters/EDGARD GARRIDO Copa America Brazil 2019 - Group B - Argentina v Paraguay

Lionel Messi scored from the penalty spot to salvage a 1-1 draw for Argentina against Paraguay in the Copa America on Wednesday as his side rode their luck to cling on to hope of reaching the quarter-finals.

Richard Sanchez put Paraguay ahead in the 37th minute after a lung-bursting run from Miguel Almiron before Messi levelled in the 57th minute after a handball by Paraguay's Ivan Peris which no-one appealed for but was spotted by a VAR review.

Messi scores penalty while Armani saves one in lucky draw for Argentina © Reuters/EDGARD GARRIDO Copa America Brazil 2019 - Group B - Argentina v Paraguay Paraguay were awarded a spot-kick of their own a few minutes later but Derlis Gonzalez's shot was saved by Argentina keeper Franco Armani, who was lucky to avoid a red card when he fouled Gonzalez outside his area at the end of the first half.

Argentina are still bottom of Group B with one point from two games but they could progress to the last eight with a win over third-placed Qatar in their final group game next Sunday.

Already-qualified Colombia lead the group on six points after beating Qatar 1-0 earlier on, with Paraguay second on two.

Hockeyroos edge into Pro League final.
The Hockeyroos have reached the inaugural FIH Pro League final after beating two-time world champions Argentina in a shootout in the Netherlands. Australia's women have battled their way into the inaugural Pro League final after a thrilling 4-3 shootout victory over Argentina in the Netherlands. The Hockeyroos were deadlocked 1-1 after fulltime against the two-time world champions, who beat them twice in the round-robin play, first 1-0 in Sydney in March and then in a penalty shootout in Buenos Aires last month. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.

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