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Colombia 'finds' the formula to neutralize Leo Messi

Published:7/06/2021 - 09:18h

Updated:7/06/2021 - 09:18h

Colombian midfielder Gustavo Cuéllar has spoken about how the coffee team intends to stop Lionel Messi in the clash this Wednesday

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Any team, was a club or selection, knows that have to Lionel Messi like rival is an extra headache by the intelligence and the capacity to advance to what could happen that has the captain of the FC Barcelona. Of there to that look for constantly technical, tactical, antidotes and formulas to try neutralise it, something that very few times occurs.

Before the clash between Colombia and Argentina, this Wednesday to the 1:00 hours (in Spain), by the eighth date of the eliminatory sudamericanas for the World-wide of Catar of 2022 and in the previous of the beginning of the Glass America, the combined cafetero has planted and looks for the formula to detain to 'The Flea'.

The Colombians have in mind neutralise it with hard game and with a lot of care, knowing his skills, as it has desvelado the midfield player Gustavo Cuéllar in statements to 'Télam', the one who already prepares to confront to the six winning times of the Balloon of Gold with his selection.

The footballer of the To the-Hilal of Saudi Arabia has said that "I did not confront it never but in the personal think that is the best player of the world. It is necessary to have a special care and respect it a lot", aimed the midfield player cafetero, the one who also spoke of what prepares his selection for the party.

Of the form in which they go it to mark, aimed that "it is necessary to do him coverages and be slopes in any part of the field. Presionarlo, hostigarlo and not to leave it play neither think", aseveró, adding that they will try "to take him out benefit. I do not think that they resist 90 minutes presionándonos".

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Colombia needs a triumph in front of the albiceleste that the 'put' of full in the fight in the classification of the eliminatory of the Conmebol, at present led by Brazil (15), gone on down Argentina (11), Ecuador (11), Paraguay (7), Uruguay (7) and the cafeteros, also with seven units.

In any case, in the party in front of Argentina, will have a 'plus' in the Metropolitan stadium Roberto Meléndez, since they will have the presence of 10.000 fanatical in the terracings. In this regard, Cuéllar aimed that "it goes to be a plus see again inflate in the Metre, like this was a minimum percentage. We go to feel the support of all and will treat to give them a beautiful joy, with a triumph in front of Argentina".

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