Brazil vs Argentina LIVE Score and Commentary, CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedNov 11, 2016 07:17 IST

Brazil (Coutinho, Neymar, Paulinho) 3-0 Argentina

07:17 (IST)11 NOV 2016

It has been a great pleasure covering the SuperClasico and I hope you guys enjoyed it as well. Here is your commentator Ashwin Hanagudu signing out.

For any queries or requests, you can reach out to me at [email protected] Ciao!

07:14 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Phew! What a performance it was from the hosts in the SuperClasico! Brazil's comfortable 3-0 win over Argentina means that Tite's side now have 5 out of 5 while Argentina will now host Colombia in a must-win match on Tuesday.

Failure to win there, will leave Argentina facing a real battle to just get to the World Cup. Bauza will be under real pressure and Tuesday's game could be a do-or-die match for his Argentina managerial career

07:10 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Peep! Peep! Peep! FT: Brazil 3-0 Argentina

07:08 (IST)11 NOV 2016

90' It is almost full time here and no one can deny that Brazil have been good value for their comfortable victory. Meanwhile, on the pitch, Messi tries to jink his way past the Brazil defence, but Marquinhos gets a block in to deny Argentina a consolation goal

07:06 (IST)11 NOV 2016

88' Brazil almost make it 4 again! Neymar and Firmino cause some problems to the Argentine backline again and in the end Funes-Mori will be heaving a sigh of relief that his clearance did not bounce back off Firmino into the goal. There has been a real gulf of class here.

07:04 (IST)11 NOV 2016

84' Brazil substitution: Phillipe Coutinho off - Douglas Costa on

07:03 (IST)11 NOV 2016

83' What a beautiful goal that would have been! Coutinho and Renato Augusto combine brilliantly with some delightful passes, but Firmino is somehow just short of applying the finishing touch. Looks like the spirit of Joga Bonito is back!

07:01 (IST)11 NOV 2016

82' As my colleague Anirudh here is pointing out, Neymar is toying with the Argentine defence as if they are Leganes or Las Palmas

06:58 (IST)11 NOV 2016

81' Brazil Substitution: Gabriel Jesus off - Roberto Firmino on

06:57 (IST)11 NOV 2016

78' CHANCE! Neymar goes past the goalkeeper, but the Brazilian's touch for a change lets him down and the ball goes behind for a goal-kick. If there is a goal in the game, it looks like it will come from the hosts rather than Argentina

06:52 (IST)11 NOV 2016

74' Neymar! WOW! The Brazilian is bringing out his full repertoire of tricks. He is absolutely tormenting the Argentina back-line with his skills. The home crowd can't get enough of this.

06:50 (IST)11 NOV 2016

71' Argentina substitution: Angel Di Maria off - Angel Correa on

06:50 (IST)11 NOV 2016

70' SAVE! Messi this time manages to work the goalkeeper Allison, but the free-kick was not struck with any great power and is saved easily by the Brazil shot stopper

06:49 (IST)11 NOV 2016

69' Free-Kick in an excellent area for Argentina! Aguero makes a good run and is brought down just outside the box. It is in the perfect place for Messi. Can the Barcelona superstar deliver this time?

06:48 (IST)11 NOV 2016

68' CHANCE! Coutinho picks out a wonderful pass which to Neymar who looked through on goal, but a desperate last-ditch tackle by Zabaleta sees the score remain at 3-0. Who would have thought the SuperClasico would have been so one sided

06:46 (IST)11 NOV 2016

66' Could have been a red for Otamendi! The City defender goes straight through Gabriel Jesus, but the ref decides to let it go and not give a second yellow for that very poor tackle. Argentina players are loosing it here.

06:44 (IST)11 NOV 2016

06:44 (IST)11 NOV 2016

63' Neymar is turning on the style! Some flicks, some tricks, some feints and some stepovers. The Brazil crowd is really enjoying the show while Argentina look like they want to get off the pitch as soon as possible

06:42 (IST)11 NOV 2016

61' Yellow card for Otamendi now! Argentina players are looking really frustarted

06:40 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Marcelo gets the ball on the left-hand flank and floats in a harmless cross. However, some poor defending from Mas sees the ball reach Gabriel Jesus who plays the ball back to Paulino who makes no mistake with the finish. What a return from international wilderness for the former Tottenham man. Brazil should have the win now. Brazil 3-0 Argentina

06:37 (IST)11 NOV 2016

58' GOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLL! Paulinho makes amends for his missed chance and makes it 3-0! WOW! What a performance by Brazil

06:37 (IST)11 NOV 2016

57' SAVE! Dani Alves's free-kick had some sting, but Romero is able to punch the effort away

06:36 (IST)11 NOV 2016

56' Funes-Mori goes into the book for a poor foul on Neymar. Free-kick in a dangerous area for Brazil

06:36 (IST)11 NOV 2016

55' SHOT! Argentina counter immediately and Di Maria lets fly from a tight angle, but the shot only goes into the side netting. What an end-to-end game

06:33 (IST)11 NOV 2016

54' How is it not 3-0?! Some shambolic defending from Argentina sees Paulinho round the goalkeeper, but his shot is cleared off the line by Zabaleta. Paulinho definitely should have scored there

06:32 (IST)11 NOV 2016

53' The addition of Sergio Aguero has certainly added an extra dimension to Argentina's attack with the Manchester City man providing some much need pace to the Albiceleste.

06:28 (IST)11 NOV 2016

51' Messi's free-kick delivery from near the corner flag is extremely poor and is defended easily by Brazil. The Argentine maestro has certainly not been at his best from set-pieces

06:28 (IST)11 NOV 2016

50' Yellow card for Marcelo who becomes the second player to go into the book after Fernandinho.

06:27 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Interesting stat from the first half...

06:27 (IST)11 NOV 2016

06:26 (IST)11 NOV 2016

49' SHOT! Like I was speaking earlier, Argentina look a bit more open at the back now and Neymar's good run and inviting cross finds Gabriel Jesus who is unable to score with a first-time shot.

The second half's first real big chance.

06:24 (IST)11 NOV 2016

48' The second half promises to be an exciting one. While Argentina will go all out to get something from the game, it will leave them open at the back and the front three of Neymar, Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus will be looking to exploit the space available.

06:23 (IST)11 NOV 2016

46' Second half is underway with Brazil getting us started

06:29 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Argentina making an important substitution: Perez off - Sergio Aguero on

06:21 (IST)11 NOV 2016

The second half is just moments away!

06:21 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Neymar celebrating his historic 50th international goal

Neymar celebrating his historic 50th international goal

06:20 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Coutinho celebrating his first goal with Neymar!

Coutinho celebrating his first goal with Neymar!

06:18 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Also, like I mentioned earlier, Neymar's goal was the 50th of his international career. An impressive achievement for a man so young! Just to put things into persepctive, Neymar has a better scoring rate at international level than Messi, Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney and even the legendary Ronaldo Nazario

06:16 (IST)11 NOV 2016

06:15 (IST)11 NOV 2016

Two interesting stats coming about Neymar coming up...

06:12 (IST)11 NOV 2016

The home crowd will be really pleased with the first half. The game started off in a cautious manner, but once Phillipe Coutinho lashed in the opener, there was some entertaining football. Just as Argentina looked like getting back into the game, Neymar's calm and collected finish with the last kick in the first half was like a hammer blow to the Albiceleste.

It looks like a long road back for Messi and Co. But, the second half promises to be exciting! Can't wait to get going again.

06:08 (IST)11 NOV 2016

HT: Brazil (Coutinho, Neymar) 2-0 Argentina

06:06 (IST)11 NOV 2016

With the last kick of the half, Neymar scores for Brazil! Gabriel Jesus takes up the ball in a harmless position and threads the ball through to Neymar who hardly breaks stride and finishes clinically into the bottom corner. What a way to end the half for Brazil. But Argentina's defence!? Where were they? It looks like a long road back now for the Albiceleste.

06:04 (IST)11 NOV 2016

45' GOOOOOOOOAAALLLLLLLLL! Neymar with the second for Brazil! It is the 50th career goal for the Brazilain captain

06:02 (IST)11 NOV 2016

42' Argentina are having more of the ball now, but what the Albiceleste seem to be lacking is pace in their line-up. While Higuain is undoubtedly an excellent striker, is it time for Aguero to replace him? Probaly Bauza will look to the Manchester City man in the second half

06:00 (IST)11 NOV 2016

41' SHOT! Argentina play some wonderful football and Di Maria's intelligent pass releases the left-back Mas whose driven shot goes flying just past Allison's goal.

05:57 (IST)11 NOV 2016

37' Neymar hits the Post! Some brilliant interplay between Coutinho and Neymar sees Neymar through on goal, but the Brazilian superstar's shot from a very tight angle thuds into the outside of the post and goes behind for a goal kick.

05:56 (IST)11 NOV 2016

35' MESSI's free-kick straight into the wall! It was a very inviting position for Argentina's number 10, but the Brazil wall did its job and thwarted the poor effort from the Barcelona superstar

05:54 (IST)11 NOV 2016

33' FOUL! Lionel Messi is fouled just outside the box by Marquinhos. A very very dangerous position to concede a free-kick. Will Messi make them pay?

05:51 (IST)11 NOV 2016

29' Argentina are getting desperate. Messi dropped quite deep to collect the ball and looks to take on the Brazil team on his own, but a lose touch by the Maestro is mopped up by Marquinhos who incidentally is being preferred to his more experienced team-mate Thiago Silva.

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