Argentina held by Colombia, Chile wins (Reuters)

Lionel Messi (L) of Argentina tries to dribbles the ball under pressure from Aldo Ramirez of Colombia during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Buenos Aires, June 7, 2013. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Colombia climbed into second place in South America’s World Cup qualifying group after holding leaders Argentina 0-0 on Friday, while Chile did its chances of reaching the finals no harm with a win in Paraguay. Colombia’s goal difference puts them above Ecuador, who lost 1-0 to Peru in Lima, while Chile hold fourth spot after beating Paraguay 2-1. Venezuela clung to fifth despite giving away a late equalizer for a 1-1 draw against Bolivia at high altitude in La Paz. …

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