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Angel di Maria scored a superb goal against Chile last night

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Angel di Maria has been in superb form since joining Paris Saint-Germain over the summer from Manchester United - and he's carried on that purple patch in the international break.

The winger was playing for Argentina in their World Cup qualifier against Chile last night in Santiago.

La Albiceleste had fallen behind to a Felipe Gutierrez strike after just eleven minutes, but up stepped Di Maria just nine minutes later to level the scores in style.

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With the ball bouncing around the box, the former Manchester United man stepped up and curled a trademark shot beyond the grasp of Claudio Bravo and into the far right-hand side of the net. You can watch the video of the goal at the bottom of the article.

Gabriel Mercado scored just five minutes later to make it 2-1 and that's how the game finished, helping Argentina up to fourth in the South America qualifying group behind leaders Ecuador, Uruguay and Paraguay.

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Brazil, who are one place behind Argentina in fifth, could leapfrog their great rivals with a win in their game in hand tonight against Uruguay. That showdown, taking place in Recife, will see Barcelona team-mates Neymar and Luis Suarez go head-to-head.

Di Maria has bagged nine goals for PSG this term in Ligue 1 to help his side stroll to the title, and he's also managed three goals in eight Champions League games. 

Next up for the winger and his Argentina team-mates is a tricky tie against Bolivia on Tuesday.

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