Argentina suffered against Mexico, confessed DT Lionel ScaloniMediotiempo
If there is a moment of urgency that had the Argentina national team in the last World Cup, where they were champions, it was against Mexicogiven that they went to rest 0-0 and with the possibility of even being left out, so for lionel scaloni That was the most difficult moment of the World Cup.
It should be remembered that the merriment towards the albiceleste had faded with the defeat in the opening game against Saudi Arabiaso a defeat against “Tri” could have left them out of the World Cup.
Gerardo Martino’s team took a goalless draw at halftime with an extremely defensive scheme, which is why Scaloni talked about that moment he had with his pupils in the dressing room to be able to win.
“The game with Mexico at halftime, (the worst moment) we had to make the players understand the moment we were living. We were 0-0, maybe it was saying to go on the Barracas charge to win the game yes or yes and we lost it. You had to have a head to see that Mexico was offering us a close match and that if it ended tied, we had one more chance. As DT of the National Team, it annoys me to say it, but I had to tell them that. The game opened with Leo’s goal, we were convinced that it had to open up,” he commented.
Argentina repeated the dose to Mexico
With annotations of Lionel Messi at minute 64 and Enzo Fernandez at 87, the albiceleste was able to win and ultimately ended up as group leader by also beating Poland. In the final rounds they eliminated Australia, the Netherlands and Croatia and in the Grand Final they reached their third world title by defeating France by way of penalties.