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"My Blood Poisons"

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The "Bombonera" does not tremble, says vernacular-it beats. As if a stadium was just a heart. At night, however, in La Boca district of Buenos Aires, where Bombonera stands, neir a tremor nor a pulsation could be felt. On contrary. The hearts of 49 000 people who populated chocolate box on occasion of World Cup qualifiers of Argentina and Peru remained standing.

The 90 minute had already passed, and Paulo Guerrero laid ball. Free kick for Peru, free kick from 20 meters. Guerrero once played in Bundesliga and is today at Flamengo Rio de Janeiro; He aimed, he shot, Argentina held his breath-but goalkeeper Sergio Romero fished ball with fingertips from angle. Nullnull, whistled down, combined with realization that everything could have been much worse after this penultimate matchday in South America group. Even so it is bad enough: Argentina is only sixth, stand today is Lionel Messi, World Cup finalist of 2014, in Russia 2018 is not re.

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Russian Roulette in Latino version

Can happen. Because before last matchday on Tuesday in South America only Brazil qualifies. Brazil, which brought an irrelevant 0:0 in Bolivia, thus looks relaxed, as qualification turns into a kind of Russian roulette in Latino version. In contrast to classic version of deadly game with revolver, however, two and a half balls are in drum, not just one. Six of ten teams have opportunities for three and a half tickets that are still to be had: 3 teams qualify behind Brazil directly, a team must go to drama of Relegation against Ozeanienvertreter, two going out.

Uruguay, this little football country with no more inhabitants than Berlin, has at least relegation square already safe. Paraguay also has best prospects, after a o:1 in Colombia turned into a 2:1 in final minutes. Paraguay receives Venezuelans on Tuesday, but y are considered harmless.

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