Argentina Qualify for World Cup Knock-out Phase: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A moment of magic from Lionel Messi helped Argentina to a 1-0 win over Iran at the Mineirão Stadium this afternoon (June 21st). The goal, scored in the 91st minute, means Argentina are through to the knock-out phase of the FIFA World Cup after two victories on the trot.

In truth, it had been a drab 90 minutes from Argentina. Matched by Iran across the park . . .

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