Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly on Saturday.
Argentina played a lacklustre game without star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a right foot bruise.
Banega scored with a 54th-minute shot that deflected off defender Nestor Renderos and beat goalkeeper Derby Carrillo. Mancuello sealed the win with a free kick from a tight angle in the 88th minute.
Argentina manager Gerardo Martino started Carlos...