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Luis SuarezThe top scorer in history Uruguay national team, He played for the first time against Argentina in October 2008, But only in the fifth match was he able to score his first goal against Albiceleste.
The eleventh of In October 2008, Suarez was a starter in the team led by Maestro Tabárez Which faced Argentina, led by Alfio “Coco” Basile, at the Monumental de Nunez Stadium in the ninth round of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The home team won 2-1 and had Juan Roman Riquelme, Carlos Tevez, Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero in attack (the latter two scored the goals for Argentina, while Diego Lugano scored the visit’s goal).
The man from Salta also played against Argentina on 14 October 2009 at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, this time on the final qualifying date. The team led by Diego Armando Maradona won 1-0 with a goal from Mario Bolatti.
On July 16, 2011, Suarez was able to celebrate for the first time against Argentina at the group level, noting that he played 120 minutes in the quarter-finals of the Copa America at Brig. General Estanislao López de Santa Fe, where Uruguay qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament after drawing 1-1 (Russian Diego Pérez and Gonzalo Higuain scored the goals) and winning 5-4 on penalties (Suarez managed to convert both goals with a shot over Chiquito’s Sergio Romero).
Back during the qualifiers (in this case heading to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil), Argentina once again won the classic Rio de la Plata match on 12 October 2012, a day they won 3-0 (two goals from Messi and one from Aguero). ) at the Malvinas Argentinas Stadium of Mendoza.
Suarez also started on 15 October 2013 at Centenario Stadium, where he managed to score a goal for the first time and win against Argentina. Uruguay defeated the team led by Alejandro Sabella 3-2 in the qualifiers, thanks to goals from Christian Rodriguez, Suarez and Edinson Cavani, while Maximiliano Rodriguez scored the visitors’ goals.
On their way to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Argentina won again at the Estadio Malvinas on 1 September 2016, this time by a score of 1-0 with a goal from Messi. While Maestro Tabárez remained the coach of Uruguay, Patton Edgardo Bauza became the coach of Argentina.
On Day 15 of those same qualifiers, 31 August 2017, it was a 0-0 draw at Centenary; Suarez played 82 minutes against a team that changed coaches and appointed Jorge Sampaoli in June of that year.
Suarez was again a starter and scored his second goal against Argentina in the first friendly match against the Albiceleste: On 18 November 2019, the classic Rio de la Plata match was played in Tel Aviv and ended in a 2-2 draw (Aguero and Messi converted for two goals) for those led by Lionel Scaloni Cavani and Suarez to those led by Maestro Tabárez).
A year and a half later, Argentina won 1-0 on June 18, 2021 at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia, in the second date of the first group of Copa America 2021 (Guido Rodriguez goal). This was Suarez’s ninth match against Argentina and, strangely enough, the second time Albiceleste had repeated as coach in the Rio de la Plata classic; Pistolero has previously faced Argentine teams led by Basile, Maradona, Sergio Batista, Sabella (Argentine coach in the matches against Uruguay in 2012 and 2013), Bauza, Sampaoli and Scaloni.
In the Qatar 2022 qualifiers, Suarez suffered two new defeats against Argentina: 0-3 on October 10, 2021 at the Monumental de Nunez Stadium (goals from Messi, Rodrigo de Paul and Lautaro Martinez), and 0-1 on November 12th. 2021 at Campion del Siglo (Goal by Angel Di Maria).
Thus, in his first 11 matches against Argentina, Suarez was always led by Tabárez and was never a substitute, partnering up front with Sebastian Abreu, Diego Forlan, Cavani and Brian Rodriguez.
the total, Suarez scored two goals against Argentina (In 2013 against Sergio Romero in the qualifiers and in 2019 against Esteban Andrada in a friendly match), he added. Seven defeats, three draws and one victory (2013).
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