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Argentina beat Peru with Lautaro Martinez strike in World Cup qualifying

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Argentina beat Peru with Lautaro Martinez strike in World Cup qualifying

Peru missed a second-half penalty in a 1-0 loss to Argentina in Buenos Aires on Thursday, delivering another blow to their hopes of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup.Trailing to a first-half goal from Lautaro Martinez, Peru had a golden opportunity to level the score when substitute Jefferson Farfan was brought down in the box 19 minutes into the second half as he attempted to round keeper Emiliano Martinez.However, Yoshimar Yotun's penalty clipped the bar as the visitors fell to a seventh defeat in 12 qualifiers."Those that take penalties are the great players and the rest is luck," said Argentine goalkeeper Martinez.

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