- Argentina declare wholesome first-leg lead over Panama at home
- Disastrous finish to the match for the guests in entrance of enormous crowd
- Panama with a mountain to climb in Tuesday’s return
Argentina have one hand on a spot on the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ after a robust four-zero win over Panama in Buenos Aires on Thursday.
Inspired by an enormous crowd on the home of Arsenal Sarandi, Argentina turned on a dominant first-half with objectives in fast succession halfway via the half from Mariana Larroquette and Eliana Stabile.
It might have been even worse for Panama however teenage goalkeeper Yenith Bailey underlined her popularity with a powerful penalty save from skilled ahead Estefania Banini on ten minutes.
Pushing for his or her first Women’s World Cup look since 2007, Argentina have been unable to proceed their momentum within the second interval with solely restricted goalscoring alternatives at both finish.
However, Panama endued a disastrous finish to the match as with damage-time objectives from firstly Yamila Rodriguez, after which Eliana Stabile from the penalty spot.
Panama, who’ve by no means featured in a Women’s World Cup, will probably be with out Katherine Castillo and Lineth Cedeno for Tuesday’s second leg in Panama City after each obtained late purple playing cards.