The Argentinian defense goes to sleep as they fail to mark Luisao who heads home Elano’s free kick. Then Luis Fabiano scores as Mariano Andujar fails to collect cleanly. Jesus Datolo responds with a blistering left footed shot from 30 yards out. Argentina are back in it again. But a minute later Kaka threads a devilishly clever pass to Luis Fabiano who outraces the lone Argentinian defender and scores.
Its over. The hex of Rosario Central is lifted. It was Argentina’s first World Cup qualifying home defeat since September 5, 1993, when they lost 5-0 to Colombia in Buenos Aires
Brazil qualify for SA joining Australia, Netherlands, DPR Korea, South Korea, and Japan. Argentina are in fourth place on 22 points just ahead of Colombia.