Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has picked defenders Lisandro Lopez, Gino Peruzzi and Nicolas Otamendi for a World Cup warm-up.
Argentina winger Maxi Rodriguez was livid with referee Mauro Vigliano after being denied a blatant penalty that could have given Newell's Old Boys victory over
Boca Juniors duo Fernando Gago and Agustin Orion and Newell's Old Boys' Maxi Rodriguez and Ever Banega have more than the Argentine league title to play for.
Ever Banega has joined Newell's Old Boys on loan from Valencia for the rest of the season.
Ronaldinho, who had a disappointing Club World Cup this month, has been elected South American footballer of the year.
Striker Sergio Aguero scored twice to give Argentina a 2-0 win over fellow World Cup finalists Bosnia in a friendly in the US.
An experimental Argentina, playing without injured captain Lionel Messi, drew 0-0 with fellow World Cup finalists Ecuador.
Newell's Old Boys' charge towards a second successive Argentine league title was interrupted by Rosario Central.
Argentina boast firepower second to none but coach Alejandro Sabella wore a frown during and after his team's 3-2 defeat by Uruguay.
CONMEBOL round-up: Chile beat Ecuador 2-1 in their final qualifier as both went through automatically to the World Cup finals.
Uruguay beat a second string Argentina 3-2 but failed to get an automatic ticket to the World Cup finals.
Newell's Old Boys beat River Plate 1-0 in Rosario on Sunday to stay three points clear at the top of the Argentine Inicial championship.
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