• Short Summary

    Argentina beat Bolivia 1-0 in La Paz on Sunday (September 23rd) to take a commanding lead in the battle in Latin America for places in the 1974 World Soccer cup Finals.

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    Argentina beat Bolivia 1-0 in La Paz on Sunday (September 23rd) to take a commanding lead in the battle in Latin America for places in the 1974 World Soccer cup Finals. Argentina now heads South American Group Two - which also includes Paraguay as Bolivia - with five points. They retain a valuable goal average lead over Paraguay.

    The Argentine team had difficulty in the opening minutes of the game, acclimatising to the high altitude at the National Stadium. The Bolivians charged into the attack, cheered on by the home crowd. But they could not penetrate Argentina's defence line, led by full back Angel Hugo Vargas, who plays for the French team Nantes. After 10 minutes, the Argentines swept the game out of their hands and moved in for the goal. After several dangerous shots, righting Oscar Fornari headed the ball into the net in the 18th minute.

    SYNOPSIS: Argentina beat Bolivia one goal to nil on Sunday, to take the commanding lead in the Latin American battle for places in the 1974 World Soccer Cup Finals. The win now puts Argentina at the top of the South American Group Two, with five points. They retain a valuable gaol average lead over Paraguay.

    The Argentine team had difficulty in the opening minutes of the game, acclimatizing to the high altitude at the National Stadium. The Bolivians charged into the attack, cheered on by the home crowd. But they could not penetrate Argentina's defence line, led by full back Angel Hugo Vargas, who plays for the French team Nantes.

    After ten minutes, the Argentines recovered and moved in for the goal. After several dangerous shots Oscar Fornari headed the ball into the net.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA618HJ7JPSOVH858AQQ7L9SYA9
    Media URN:
    VLVA618HJ7JPSOVH858AQQ7L9SYA9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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