Alexis Sanchez played for Chile against Argentina in the early hours of Tuesday morning (UK time) and lost 2-1, continuing his national side’s run of poor form.

The loss marks Chile’s third defeat on the bounce and they appear to be a shadow of the squad they were last year when they won the Copa America tournament as hosts.

Although Alexis put in a strong performance against the Argentines, he drew a lot of fouls, which will make Arsenal fans very nervous.

Despite not having Lionel Messi on the pitch, Argentina had no trouble scoring. Angel di Maria made it 1-0 just inside the first half and Éver Banega scored the second. Although Chile got a consolation goal through José Pedro Fuenzalida, it was too little too late.

Elsewhere in Group D, Bolivia lost to Panama, putting Argentina firmly in control.

Watch the match highlights below.

Argentina vs Chile – Highlights & Full Match

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