Argentinian very dissatisfied with the current state of his former team and defended star striker Lionel Messi
The legend of the world and Argentinian football, Diego Armando Maradona gave his assessment of the situation inside the Argentina national team, reports Know.Sports:
“People believed that Sampaoli will solve problems using computers, drones, or 14 assistants. Argentina does not know what is playing. She has no ideas, either in midfield or in defence nor in attack. Federation control absolutely ignorant of football people. They improvise, they have no plan, they let it go. Because today everyone is blaming Messi, I must say that he played as had as I could. It is difficult to solve the problems of the match”, said Maradona.
Recall, the Argentine national team with the score 3: 0 lost to Croatia at the world Cup-2018. The first half of the game in Nizhny Novgorod ended in a goalless draw.
In the beginning of the second half Rebić took advantage of a defensive error to Argentines and goalkeeper Willy Caballero. Striker of Eintracht beautifully sent a ball in gate of Hispanics and did in the 53rd minute the score 1: 0 in favor of the Croats.
Argentines rushed to recoup, but the Golden lilies skillfully played in defence and on the counter. In the end, in the 80th minute, the midfielder of real Madrid Luka Modric magnificent strike made the score 2: 0. And in the 90th minute of Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has dealt with in the penalty area of Argentina and put an end to the match with his goal kick.
Previous match against Iceland, a team of Lionel Messi ended in a draw. One point in two games makes the playoffs extremely difficult for the Argentines.