Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi labelled his side’s 1-0 loss to Argentina in Globe Cup qualifying as “totally unfair”.
A first-half penalty from Lionel Messi saw the hosts in Buenos Aires to a crucial victory on Thursday.
Chile have been the greater group inside the second half, coming closest when Alexis Sanchez curled a free-kick onto the crossbar.
Pizzi felt his team, who now sit sixth in CONMEBOL qualifying, deserved extra out of their trip to Argentina.
“I think the final result was entirely unfair, however the reality is the fact that we lost,” he stated, by way of AS.
“We now ought to win on Tuesday [against Venezuela] to help ourselves in the qualifiers.”
Messi converted his 16th-minute spot-kick immediately after Angel Di Maria was brought down by Jose Fuenzalida inside the area.
Nicolas Otamendi ought to have doubled the lead ahead of the break, whilst Chile enjoyed the improved of your second half.
Pizzi was pleased with his side, saying: “We had been in a position to manage just about all of the qualities of Argentina, which are so many.
“We deserved a aim, but unfortunately we could not get it.”