Argentina suffers its first defeat at home (VIDEO)

The match of the 5th round of the qualifying round of the 2026 FIFA World Cup took place, in which the Argentina team hosted the Uruguay national team. The match occurred at the "Bombonera" stadium in Buenos Aires and ended with a surprise victory for the guests with a score of 2:0.

Ronald Araujo and Darwin Núñez scored for the Uruguay national team.

Lionel Messi, the leader of the Argentine national team, entered the starting lineup and spent 90 minutes.

Thus, the Argentine team suffered its first defeat in the World Cup qualifying round but maintained the sole leading position in the standings, having 12 points to its credit. The Uruguayan team is in second place with 10 points.

In the next round, the Argentina team will compete with the Brazil team, and Uruguay will compete with Bolivia.