Argentina face must-win game against Chile amid deep economic uncertainty

Jonathan Wilson

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Aug 1, 2010
It may not be a crisis yet but it will be if Argentina’s bogey team Chile defeat Edgardo Bauza’s side yet againWhatever happens on Thursday, Chile will haunt this generation of Argentinian players for ever. The two sides met in the 2015 Copa América final and the 2016 Copa América Centenario final and on both occasions Chile won on penalties after a 0-0 draw, extending the Argentinian trophy drought that stretches back to 1993. As Argentina face the possibility of failing to qualify for a World Cup for the first time since 1970, Chile, who have a knack of stopping them from playing, are probably the last team they want to be facing.
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