Argentina won 1-0 vs. Brazil in a historic, record breaking World Cup qualifying match.
Nicolás Otamendi scored the goal which gave Argentina the 1-0 win in a match that was was delayed. Brazilian police attacked Argentina fans before the start of the match and the Argentina national team went back to their locker rooms.
The match was delayed but Argentina were back on the pitch and it was a first half which saw many fouls and not much football. The second half had more football with Brazil pressuring early on.
Brazil had much of the ball and Emiliano Martínez made a very good save and minutes later, Argentina had an attack which got them a corner kick and a goal. It was Nicolás Otamendi who scored the header off the corner kick to give Argentina the 1-0 lead.
Lionel Scaloni made a substitution after the goal with Nicolás Tagliafico being substituted in for Marcos Acuña. Scaloni made more changes with Leandro Paredes coming on for Enzo Fernández, Nicolás González for Gio Lo Celso, Lionel Messi for Ángel Di María and Lautaro Martínez for Julián Álvarez.
Rodrigo De Paul was fouled by Joelinton and Brazil were red carded. Argentina would win 1-0 and it was a historic win.
This was the first time that Brazil lost a World Cup qualifying match at home.
Nicolás Otamendi scores for Argentina! 🇦🇷pic.twitter.com/d9VtyFDR72— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) November 22, 2023
Emiliano Martínez with a save!pic.twitter.com/WVQOOVeUVd— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) November 22, 2023