December 19, 2014
Argentina lose to Paraguay in South American Cup
Argentina's U-20 national football team failed to achieve its first victory in the South American Cup after being defeated by Paraguay by 2-1.
Although it had began the encounter with a partial victory thanks to Lucas Vietto's goal at 37' of the first half, Paraguay was able to tie and defeat the Argentine team during the second half.
Derlis González netted at 15' of the second half of the game, as his teammate Cecilio Domínguez scored the victory goal at 22'.
Now the team coached by Marcelo Trobbiani is obliged to win the next to encounters, against Bolivia and Colombia, respectively, to qualify for the next round.
Argentina: Walter Benítez; Alan Aguirre, Lautaro Gianetti, Lisandro Magallán and Carlos Ruiz; Matías Kranevitter and Lucas Romero; Juan Iturbe, Alan Ruiz and Ricardo Centurión; Luciano Vietto. Coach: Marcelo Trobbiani.
Paraguay: Diego Morel; Teodoro Paredes, Matías Pérez and Gustavo Gómez; Jorge Rojas; Robert Piris, Iván Ramírez and Jorge Balbuena; Juan Villamayor; Cecilio Domínguez and Brian Montenegro. Coach: Víctor Genés.
Referee: Víctor Carrillo (Perú).
Stadium: Malvinas Argentinas (Mendoza province).