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USA-Argentina minute-by-minute
by Paul Kennedy, March 26th, 2011 7:13PM

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[REWIND] Argentina should have been up two or three goals at the half, but it paid the price for only converting late in the first period when Esteban Cambiasso scored on a rebound. For a look back at USA-Argentina ...

SUMMARY:
March 26 in East Rutherford, N.J.
USA 1 Argentina 1. 
Goals: Agudelo 59; Cambiasso 42.
USA -- Howard; Spector (Chandler 46), DeMerit, Onyewu, Bocanegra; Jones (Agudelo 46), Bradley, Edu; Dempsey, Donovan; Altidore.
Argentina -- Andujar; Zanetti, Burdisso, Milito, Rojo; Banega, Mascherano, Cambiasso (Biglia, 75); Lavezzi, Messi, Di Maria.
Referee: Roberto Garcia (Mexico).
Att.: 78,936.




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STAT: Argentina finishes with 14-6 edge in shots (7-3 in shots on goal).

91st minute: Bocanegra gets yellow card for foul on Di Maria.

90th minute: Growing Argentine frustration with repeated fouls on U.S. attackers.

ATTENDANCE: 78,936.

87th minute: End-to-end action with Messi turning one and the other before shooting over top.

81st minute: Dempsey angry with challenge by Biglia.

79th minute: Yellow card for Donovan.

USA: Chandler's service from right wing has been excellent.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Argentina -- Biglia  for Cambiasso, 72nd minute.

69th minute: U.S. putting pressure on Argentine defense but Donovan just misses on connecting with Agudelo in front.

66th minute: On counter, Cambiasso makes one too many passes and great opportunity wasted.

65th minute: Howard smothers cross by Banega.

63rd minute: Messi free kick from 23 yards goes over bar.

USA GOAL (1-1):
59th minute: Sub Agudelo scores on rebound after Andujar can't hold on to Bocanegra's header off Donovan free kick.

58th minute: On the counter, Lavezzi scored hard but right at Howard.

52nd minute: Chandler feeds Altidore, who flicks to ball on to Edu, whose shot goes wide.

48th minute: Three minutes into U.S. debut, Chandler carded.

47th minute: Di Maris feeds Messi, who is stopped by Howard at point-blank range.

47th minute: Di Maria shoots over bar from close range.

SUBSTITUTIONS: USA -- Agudelo for Jones, Chandler for Spector, 46th minute.

HALFTIME: Argentina 1-0.

ARGENTINA GOAL 1-0:
42nd minute: Cambiasso puts away rebound after Howard stops Di Maria with foot from close range. Play began with Messi -- again -- breaking free down left wing.

39th minute: Messi beats Bradley and breaks down the middle but shoots right at Howard.

37th minute:
U.S. counterattack ends with Dempsey shooting into Andujar's arms.

USA: Altidore repeatedly dispossessed, Donovan and Jones largely invisible in attack.

35th minute: Yellow card to Edu.

34th minute:
Di Maria takes rebound, breaks through but shoots right at Howard.

32nd minute:
Cambiasso feeds Di Maria, whose shot is tipped wide by Howard.

29th minute:
Messi breaks free again but his ball skims wide of the goal.

25th minute: Messi bumps heads with Onyewu and goes down.

23rd minute:
Banega puts Messi through but Howard beats him to the ball.

18th minute:
First corner of the game, for Argentina.

17th minute: USA's appeal for handball on shot by Donovan off Burdisso denied.

Argentina: Attacking with eight players in the U.S. third and has the hosts pinned down.

9th minute: Onyewu turns awkwardly on recently installed grass and loses the ball.

8th minute: Di Maria had the first good chance for Argentina in the 8th minute when he fired right at Howard.

4th minute: Dempsey outraces Messi down left wing but

USA -- Howard; Spector (Chandler), DeMerit, Onyewu, Bocanegra; Jones (Agudelo), Bradley, Edu; Dempsey, Donovan; Altidore.

SUBS: Hahnemann, Bornstein, Chandler, Ream, Kljestan, Agudelo, Buddle.

ARGENTINA: Andujar; Zanetti, Burdisso, Milito, Rojo; Banega, Mascherano, Cambiasso; Lavezzi, Messi, Di Maria.



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