La temida altura de La Paz, Bolivia, fue bien sorteada por el líder de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas. Argentina logró con un fútbol práctico y mucho esfuerzo físico el empate 1-1 que lo tiene firme en la cima de la tabla.

Ever Banega hizo al minuto 43' el gol del empate en el estadio Hernaldo Siles, con el que la albiceleste, dirigida por Alejandro Sabella, llegó a 24 unidades en 11 partidos, por lo que ya tiene un pie en el Mundial de Brasil 2014.

Bolivia por su parte se fue arriba en el marcador al minuto 24 con gol de Marcelo Moreno. Los locales fueron todo empuje, pero sin profunidad, la falta de contundencia los tiene sumidos en el octavo lugar de la tabla con 9 unidades, muy lejos de la Copa del Mundo.

Tras el empate Argentina se tiró a defender el punto. La altitud de la ciudad cobró factura a elementos ofensivos como Lionel Messi que no dejó ver su habitual velocidad y falló una clara oportunidad de gol en los minutos finales.

BOLIVIA: Galarza; Raldés, Zenteno, Gutiérrez, Bejarano (Arce 65′); Torrico (Bejarano 46′), Chumacero, Cardozo (Mojica 73′), Moreno; Saucedo, Veizaga.

ARGENTINA: Romero; Campagnaro, Domínguez, Basanta, Rodríguez; Peruzzi, Mascherano, Di María (Guiñazú 90′), Banega (Ponzio 62′); Palacio (Di Santo 86′), Messi.

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  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Imágenes de la última jornada de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas.

  • Edgar Benitez

    Imágenes de la penúltima jornada de Eliminatorias Sudamericanas disputada el 11 de octubre

  • Antonio Sanabria, Alexander Gonzalez

    Imágenes de la penúltima jornada de Eliminatorias Sudamericanas disputada el 11 de octubre

  • Imágenes de la penúltima jornada de Eliminatorias Sudamericanas disputada el 11 de octubre

  • Radamel Falcao Garcia

    Imágenes de la penúltima jornada de Eliminatorias Sudamericanas disputada el 11 de octubre

  • Radamel Falcao Garcia

    Imágenes de la penúltima jornada de Eliminatorias Sudamericanas disputada el 11 de octubre

  • Radamel Falcao Garcia

    Imágenes de la penúltima jornada de Eliminatorias Sudamericanas disputada el 11 de octubre

  • Lionel Messi

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Lionel Messi

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Angel Di Maria

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Angel Di Maria

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Cesar Gonzalez

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Edinson Cavani

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Antonio Valencia, Rudy Cardozo

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Juan Paredes

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Lionel Messi

    Fotos de las Eliminatorias Sudamericanas al Mundial Brasil 2014.

  • Segundo Castillo

    Ecuador's Segundo Castillo, right, celebrates after scoring against Argentina during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa).

  • Argentina soccer fans beat drums and wave their nation's flag as they arrive for a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match with Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

  • Sergio Aguero, Alexander Dominguez

    Argentina's Sergio Aguero, left, prepares to score a penalty as Ecuador's goalkeeper Alexander Dominguez looks on during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

  • Sergio Aguero

    Argentina's Sergio Aguero celebrates his goal against Ecuador at a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • Rodrigo Palacio,Jorge Guagua

    Argentina's Rodrigo Palacio, left, fights for the ball with Ecuador's Jorge Guagua during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • Ever Banega, Cristian Noboa

    Argentina's Ever Banega, right, fights for the ball with Ecuador's Cristian Noboa during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

  • Teofilo Gutierrez

    Colombia's Teofilo Gutierrez celebrates after scoring against Peru during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

  • Edwin Retamozo, Teofilo Gutierrez

    Colombia's Teofilo Gutierrez, left, battles for the ball with Peru's Edwin Retamozo during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

  • Edwin Retamozo, Teofilo Gutierrez

    Colombia's Teofilo Gutierrez, left, battles for the ball with Peru's Edwin Retamozo during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

  • Colombia's soccer fans cheer for their team before a World Cup qualifying soccer match with Peru in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

  • Paolo Guerrero, Mario Yepes

    Peru's Paolo Guerrero, left, gestures next to Colombia's Mario Yepes after missing an opportunity to score during a 2014 World Cup qualifying match in Barranquilla, Colombia, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

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    Argentina's Javier Mascherano (C) falls as he vies for the ball with Colombia's Aldo Ramirez during their FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 qualifying match against Colombia at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires on June 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Alejandro PAGNI (Photo credit should read ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FBL-WC2014-QUALIFIERS-ARG-COL

    Argentina's Sergio Aguero reacts during their Brazil 2014 World Cup South American qualifier football match against Colombia, at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on June 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Juan Mabromata (Photo credit should read JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FBL-WC2014-QUALIFIERS-ARG-COL

    Argentine Javier Macherano (R) and Colombian Aldo Ramirez vie for the ball during their Brazil 2014 World Cup South American qualifier football match at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on June 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ALEJANDRO PAGNI (Photo credit should read ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • FBL-WC2014-QUALIFIERS-ARG-COL

    Colombia's Camilo Zuniga (R) argues with referee Venezuela's Marlon Escalante, during their Brazil 2014 World Cup South American qualifier football match against Argentina at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, on June 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Juan Mabromata (Photo credit should read JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • David Ospina,

    Colombia's goalkeeper David Ospina, left, hits the ball during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. At right Argentina's Sergio Aguero.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

  • Radamel Falcao Garcia, Ezequiel Garay,

    Argentina's Ezequiel Garay, left, and Colombia's Radamel Falcao Garcia, right, vie for the ball during a World Cup qualifying soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Lionel Messi

    Argentina's Lionel Messi gestures to the referee after being punished with an off-side during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Colombia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

  • Radamel Falcao, Federico Fernandez,

    Colombia's Radamel Falcao, right, and Argentina's Federico Fernandez, left, vie for the ball during a World Cup qualifying soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Lionel Messi

    Argentina's Lionel Messi gestures to the referee after a goal by Sergio Aguero was disallowed due to an off-side of Messi during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Colombia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

  • Lionel Messi

    Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after a goal was disallowed by the referee due to an off-side of Messi during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Colombia in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

  • Marlon Escalante, Aldo Ramirez,

    Colombia's Aldo Ramirez, second from left, is yellow-carded by referee Marlon Escalante during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

  • Jose Pekerman, Aldo Ramirez

    Colombia's coach Jose Pekerman, right, holds the bal as he gives instructions to player Aldo Ramirez, center, during a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

  • Sergio Aguero

    Argentina's Sergio Aguero reacts after the referee disallowed a goal against Colombia during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)

  • Venezuelan players celebrate at the end of the 1-0 victory over Colombia in a World Cup 2014 qualifying soccer match in Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)