World Cup Soccer
 
        === Argentina, Colombia share the spoils in physical affair ===
 
 Buenos  Aires, Argentina  (Sports Network) - Argentina and Colombia battled to
 a  scoreless draw  on Friday in a  physical affair between the first and third
 place sides in South American World Cup qualifying.
 
 It  was chippy right from the outset as Colombia's Abdel Aguilar was shown the
 yellow card by referee Marlon Escalante just 15 minutes into the match.
 
 Both  teams then went down to 10 men in the 25th minute as Argentina's Gonzalo
 Higuain and Colombia's Cristian Zapata were both sent off.
 
 Scoring  chances were  at a premium all  night, but the physicality kept up as
 Escalante handed out seven more yellow cards after the 26th minute of play.
 
 Argentina  managed two  shots on target, while Colombia had three, but neither
 side really looked like finding the back of the net as they shared the points.
 
 Argentina  remains on  top of the group  with 25 points from 12 matches, while
 Colombia stays in third place on 20 points from 11 games played.
 
 Elsewhere  in  South American qualifying on  Friday, Juan Arango scored in the
 58th  minute but  it was  canceled out  by a  goal from  Jhasmani Campos  four
 minutes  from time  as Bolivia  and  Venezuela battled  to a  1-1 draw,  while
 Eduardo  Vargas and  Arturo Vidal found the  back of the net on either side of
 the intermission as Chile edged Paraguay by a 2-1 count.
 
 In  Friday's final South American qualifier, Claudio Pizarro found the back of
 the net just 11 minutes in as Peru knocked off Ecuador by a 1-0 score.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 06/08 00:06:10 ET

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