Argentina complied. The Albiceleste defeated Peru 0-2 at the National Stadium in Lima, duel valid for the fourth date of the qualifiers to Qatar 2022, and regained the second position of the table as guard for Brazil.
The Argentine team closed the day with goals from Nicolás González in the 17th minute and a good goal from Lautaro Martinez in the 28 ‘ after taking advantage of the assistance of Leandro Paredes. Lionel Messi played the entire game in the team led by Lionel Scaloni.
In the second the result could be even better for the Albiceleste, but Pedro Gallese was portentous on two occasions to avoid a new fall of his goal.
Thanks to the triumph, Argentina is second with 10 points, two units behind the leading Brazil. Peru remains with a unit as runner-up and surpasses Bolivia on goal difference.
Now Argentina, Messi and company set a goal in March, the date on which they will face tough games against Uruguay at home and against Brazil as a visitor for the fifth and sixth dates of the qualifying rounds.