Argentina Vs Chile Result is 4-1 for Argentina. Lionel Messi delighted a commanding debut as Argentina skipper as Argentina opened their 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying campaign.
Argentina Vs Chile Result is started by Messi. Messi scored once while Gonzalo Higuain hit a hat-trick to give new coach Alejandro Sabella a victorious start in his first competitive match in charge. Argentina's influence was completed by Angel Di Maria setting up two of the goals for Higuain.
"It was crucial to get off on the right foot and we acted just that," stated Higuain. "I liked a lot of what we did tonight. Now we have to keep this up."
Angel Di Maria slipped in a pass to Higuain who drove the ball high into the net past Claudio Bravo in the Chile goal. Messi then scored his 18th international goal in his 63rd appearance in the 26th minute when he was released by a fine pass from Higuain before beating Bravo with a low shot from the edge of the box.
Chile, who were without Alexis Sanchez and Gary Medel through injury, came close to cutting the deficit in the 42nd minute when Humberto Suazo was unfortunate to see his effort deflected wide by the foot of Pablo Zabaleta.
Angel Di Maria set-up the 3rd for Argentina in the 51st minute when he found Higuain with a smart cross which Higuain converted with a shot on the turn. 9 minutes later Matias Fernandez pulled one back for Chile before Messi teed-up Higuain for a his hat-trick in the 63rd minute after a poor Bravo clearance.