- Messi has been sanctioned with four matches with argentina’s national team.
- Bauza are now third in the area of South America, but only two points of the sixth position, which leaves out the Russia 2018 World Cup.
- BLOG: a situation which was already coming to Argentina
the four-match ban for Leo Messi to represent a serious setback for the selection of Argentina has not secured classification for the Russia 2018 world .
now, and in the absence of five parties, Argentina is third in the South America zone but only with two points of advantage on the rated fifth, which is who will play a play-off for the ticket to Russia, and also two of the sixth position that leaves out World Cup classification. Colombia, which is third, just a single point.
the Albiceleste will need to play, therefore, practically all the classification (four of the five matches remaining) without its Megastar . Match this morning against Bolivia in the altitude of La Paz, the visit in August to Uruguay, and at home to Venezuela and Peru are the meetings that will be lost to Leo Messi, that Yes it would be available to play against Ecuador in the last day.
the data without Leo may not be more disheartening, in addition. Argentina has only 7 points from 21 possible in the qualifiers in which not played Messi while when Barça player Yes has available State won 15 of 18.