Soccer-Argentina steal point at altitude in Ecuador (Reuters)

* Argentina score early, draw 1-1 with Ecuador * Lead reduced to three points over Colombia * Messi plays only for last half hour (Adds Messi quotes) QUITO, June 11 (Reuters) – Argentina took a fourth-minute lead with a Sergio Aguero penalty then hung on desperately for a 1-1 draw away to Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier in the energy sapping thin air of Quito on Tuesday. The Argentines, with World Player of the Year Lionel Messi only playing for the last half hour, had their lead in the South American group cut to three points with Colombia’s 2-0 home win over Peru. …

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