2014 WC qualifiers: Argentina suffer scare in Bolivia, rivals stumble

Valencia's Ever Banega grabbed a share of the points for Argentina in the 1-1 draw with Bolivia and they may have taken all three points but Lionel Messi squandered a golden chance late on.

updated: March 27, 2013 13:43 IST
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Montevideo: Argentina suffered a scare before coming from behind to secure a 1-1 draw with Bolivia as 2014 World Cup qualifying rivals Colombia slipped up against Venezuela on Tuesday.

Argentina had been thrashed 6-1 by Bolivia when the sides last met in the thin air of La Paz in qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup.

Another upset looked on the cards on Tuesday when Bolivia striker Marcel Martins headed the home side into a 25th-minute lead.

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