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Argentina Vs Peru: All the nicknames to know before the big game - Economic Times

Poetic epithets have played no small part in the romance of football. Pele was the Black Pearl. Maradona was El Pibe de Oro (The Golden Boy). Johan Cruyff was The Flying Dutchman. Nicknames will once again be conspicuous on Friday morning, when ...and more »

South America World Cup permutations: Argentina and Chile in danger - SkySports

Argentina could fail to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since Mexico 1970 after Peru held them to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Four South American teams will qualify automatically, with the fifth-placed team going into a play ...and more »

Five reasons you should be watching the South American World Cup qualifiers - Mirror.co.uk

Are you bored of the World Cup qualifiers in Europe? Are you the owner of some weapons-grade coffee and a nonchalant disregard for your performance at work on Friday? Yes? Well you're in luck, friend. For the football world has put on a feast for you ...and more »

Defiant Jorge Sampaoli 'convinced' Argentina will still qualify for World Cup - The Independent

Jorge Sampaoli has admitted Argentina are in an uncomfortable position after a 0-0 draw against Peru left them dangerously close to failing to qualifying for the World Cup. Sampaoli said Lionel Messi's team was "angry" with the result, that came in ...and more »

What do Argentina have to do to qualify for the 2018 World Cup? - The Independent

Argentina are in peril of missing their first World Cup since 1970 after they were held to a 0-0 draw against Peru. Even a sell-out home crowd in Buenos Aires' La Bombonera was not enough to rally Lionel Messi's side, who slipped further from ...and more »

Lionel Messi 'gets p***ed off if he is not given the ball' reveals Barcelona legend Xavi - The Sun

ARGENTINA face a must-win clash against Peru on Thursday if they are to qualify for the World Cup, but former Barcelona star Xavi reportedly still believes they could be the ones to beat in next year's tournament. To win, the Spaniard warns Argentina ...and more »

Argentina stumble against Peru meaning the impossible may actually happen - Lionel Messi really could miss World Cup - The Independent

“Not going to the World Cup would be the biggest catastrophe in Argentina's history,” an irate voice on Argentinian television barked in the aftermath of yet another evening of frustration and disappointment for La Albiceleste. Thursday's goalless draw ...and more »

Argentina's World Cup hopes on line in crucial Peru clash - The Indian Express

Argentina's stumbling 2018 World Cup qualification campaign faces another awkward hurdle on Thursday as the misfiring South American giants take on in-form Peru in Buenos Aires. The 2014 World Cup finalists have lurched from one disappointment to the ...and more »

No Messi in 2018 World Cup? Argentina in danger of failing to qualify for Russia after Peru draw - Daily News & Analysis

Will there be no Lionel Messi in World Cup 2018? Argentina are in serious danger of failing to reach the 2018 World Cup finals after being held to a 0-0 draw by Peru on Thursday. Messi's side are on 25 points in sixth place in the 10-team South ...and more »

Argentina draw with Peru, World Cup hopes in balance - The Hindu

With one round of games remaining in South America's qualifying tournament, Argentina are outside the qualification places. The prospect of a World Cup without Lionel Messi edged nearer to reality on Thursday as Argentina struggled to a 0-0 draw with ...and more »