Argentina without Messi escapes defeat against Germany, thanks to Ocampo

Coming off the bench, Lucas Ocampos with a late goal saved Argentina from losing to Germany in a friendly match in Dortmund.

In the absence of captain Lionel Messi, Argentina found themselves at the disadvantage of two goals right at the start of the match, but two goals by Lucas Alario and Lucas Ocampos at the end of the second half secured a 2: 2 draw for Lionel Scaloni’s team. on Wednesday at Signal Iduna Park

The South American national, with Barcelona star Lionel Messi not traveling to Dortmund at all, started the match very poorly against the young team of Joachim Low.

Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry scored a beautiful solo goal after just one quarter of the game, giving Germany the lead.

Just seven minutes later, Bayer Leverkusen talent Kai Havertz doubled the lead for the Germans after a swift counterattack.

Alario returned to game Argentina when he scored a header after being bowled by Marcos Acuna in the 66th minute.

Ocampos, coming off the bench in the second half, beat Marc-Andre ter Stegen with a shot in the first half from close range five minutes before the end of the game.

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