BY | March 27, 2013

Argentina vs Bolivia World Cup qualifier 2014 preview, TV schedule: Lionel Messi is focussed

Argentina vs Bolivia World Cup qualifier 2014 preview, TV schedule are hogging the limelight. Lionel Messi is trying to keep himself focussed despite adverse weather conditions

Argentina vs Bolivia World Cup qualifier 2014 is going to be very exciting match. Though with their huge pool of resources and their impeccable record, Argentina are an overwhelming favorites, they are not ready to take Bolivia lightly. It has given many surprises to very powerful teams in the past, if taken lightly the result may be disastrous for one of the best soccer sides in the world, Argentina.

With players like Lionel Messi and others Argentina should be sort of sure about its success and chances, but Argentina that itself has a few such upset losses in the pass knows how to keep itself absolutely focussed and so it is not overexcited about its chances. On the other hand they are trying to study the stadium where the match is set to played later today. Lionel Messi who has the capability to win the match for his team on his own when it is his day, has troied to keep his teammates calm. He says that playing conditions wouldn’t be very favourable in La Paz.

While pin pointing the issue, the best soccer player of our times Lionel Messi said that Argentina will be wary of the threat posed by the altitude of La Paz when they meet Bolivia here in Tuesday’s football World Cup qualifier for 2014 Brazil. Argentina lead the South American zone standings with 23 points from 10 games and victory here will all but book their place at next year’s World Cup finals in Brazil. Messi revealed he is still tormented by the memory of Bolivia’s 6-1 victory over Argentina in 2009.

With so high above sea level, Messi felt concerned. “That is the only experience I have at that sort of altitude and it was terrible,” Messi said of playing at almost 4,000 m above sea level. “You exert yourself and never recover. It was a really difficult game for us and for that reason we are trying our best to make it a better result this time.” In other South American qualifiers Tuesday, Ecuador face Paraguay, Venezuela meet Colombia and Chile take on Uruguay.

Here are the details about the match: Match Date/Time: 4 p.m. local, 4 p.m. ET, Venue: Estadio Hernando Siles, La Paz, Bolivia, Broadcaster TV: beIN Sport en Español (U.S.)

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Courtesy: Indian Express