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Decision day for Argentina: Live blogging the World Cup qualifiers

October 14, 2009

Unusually, the final night of European World Cup qualifying is a bit of a damp affair. Most of the groups have been decided, with by and large just the second-places, and play-off berths, up for grabs.

Undeterred, we shall keep you up to date with what’s going on in Europe as a prelude to the really serious business of the night … the decisive match in Montevideo, where Argentina are playing for their lives against Uruguay.

Here at Reuters Soccer Blog we particularly welcome comments, so please give us your views on how things are going as the actions progresses.

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Come on Argentina! Messi has to get to the World Cup finals!

Posted by Doctor Phil | Report as abusive
 

I don’t know how Maradona has done it. The slate is wiped clean now as the World Cup draws near. Spain and Brazil still massive favourites though.

 

Maradona serves humble pies to his critics who could not wait for him to fail, including those who have never forgiven him for the hand-of-god goal…

Posted by African | Report as abusive
 

Argentina scraped through to go to South Africa but with all the top-notch players it has, did not deserve the win. And worse of all Maradona’s behaviour and foul language not befitted to a coach.

Posted by Ricardo | Report as abusive
 

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