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(Video) Hong Kong 0-7 Argentina: Lionel Messi & Gonzalo Higuain Bag Braces In Rout

Nicolas Gaitan also scored twice as Argentine put Hong Kong to the sword.

Argentina made light work on inferior opposition as Lionel Messi and co looked to get over their recent loss to arch rivals Brazil.

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Ever Banega grabbed the opener after 18 minutes after a goalkeeping error and two goals within three minutes from Gonzalo Higuain and Nicolas Gaitan saw Argentine 3-0 up by the break.

Napoli ace Higuain netted a fourth early in the second half before Lionel Messi tucked after his first, and Argentina’s fifth.

Messi then turned provider to lay on for Benfica star Gaitan to grab his second.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi showed some of his brilliance as he put away the goal of the game with a fine mazy run and finish to clinch a seven nil win over their hosts.

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