LEO WAS TOO ALONE
Leo Messi was not enough for Argentina to overcome Chile (1-1)
Published:4/06/2021 - 08:03h
Updated:4/06/2021 - 08:03h
Leo Messi scored in Argentina's 1-1 against Chile, but could not tip the balance in favor of his team. The Argentines were not inspired, beyond a spark from Rosario, and tied against the Chileans
Leo Messi was of the little salvable of Argentina in his tie to one against Chile in the first of the two parties of classification to the World-wide of Qatar that it has to contest before the Glass America. The rosarino was not especially brilliant and neither much less was one of his big nights, but yes gave the face and was the one who carried all the danger of his selection along the meeting.
'The Flea' was, in fact, the author of the only so much of the Argentinians in the duel in front of the Chileans. The '10' marked of penalti in the minute 24 of the first part after a played in which Lautaro Martínez was smarter that Maripán. The Barcelona attacker did not fail in front of Claudio Bravo and deceived to his ex mate of form magistral with a perfect launching. That was the 1-0, although to the ones of Lionel Scaloni lasted them little the joy.
In the 36, another ex barcelonista, in this case Alexis Sánchez, took advantage of a rebound after finish of Medel for empatar the duel to one. The defence albiceleste was not especially hit and saw like the 'Boy Marvels' equalised again the crash. The result did not move until the rest, with a very dense Argentinian and without giving grieve feeling of danger, further of the chispazos of Messi.
The second part did not change too much for the Argentinian interests, since the ones of Scaloni did not find the rhythm of game in any moment. Ángel Gave María no desequilibró too much, Lucas Ocampos had to be substituted to the rest because you grieve had touched the ball and Ángel Correa, that went in by the one of the Seville, neither did big thing in the seconds 45 minutes of meeting.
Argentina could not homenajear to Maradona
Lautaro, by his part, was too only up, since Messi saw in the obligation to go down to the midfield to try generate something of football. Unfortunately for his selection, to the culé resulted him complicated and did not achieve desequilibrar the duel in any moment. At the end, tie to one in the night of the homage to Diego Armando Maradona, that perhaps saw from the sky to his country bump an and again against Chile.