Another goalless contest in regulation needed extra time and Argentina would grab the winner as Lionel Messi found Angel Di Maria who scored in the 118th minute to allow Argentina to narrowly defeat Switzerland 1-0.
Argentina XI: Romero, Garay, Zabaleta, Gago, Di Maria, Higuain, Messi (c), Mascherano, Rojo, Fernandez, Lavezzi
Argentina avoided a disaster result with a goal from Lionel Messi in 2nd half stoppage time to steal three points off of a tough Iran side in the 1-0 win.
Argentina XI: Romero; Zabaleta, Garay, Fernández, Rojo; Gago, Mascherano, Di Maria; Messi, Higuaín, Agüero
Argentina edged out Bosnia and Hertzegovina 2 - 1 in what was a slow paced and poor match.
Pablo Zabaleta, who suffered a hamstring injury against Leicester City in the Carling Cup, trained today ahead of Manchester City's top-of-the-table clash with Liverpool on Boxing Day.
Manchester City right back, Pablo Zabaleta, suffered what appeared to be a hamstring injury against Leicester City and had to be substituted very early in the match.
Pablo Zabaleta believes Manuel Pellegrini could be a great manager for Manchester City as his "way to play football is great".