MESSI, HEADLINE WITH ARGENTINA
Messi did not form part of the 'revolution' in the XI of the Argentina-Nigeria
Published:26/06/2018 - 20:01h
Updated:26/06/2018 - 20:58h
Although some Argentinian journalists had presionado so that Leo Messi remained in the bench against Nigeria, Jorge Sampaoli did not yield to the pressures and kept to the '10' in the alignment title, of which himself fell other heavy weights
Although it is true that some journalists and Argentinian means had presionado in the last hours so that Leo Messi, of the same form that other heavy weights like Mascherano and the 'Kun' Agüero, did not form part of the alignment title of the albiceleste against Nigeria, the reality is that Sampaoli resorted to the common sense and kept to the best player of the world in the eleven.
Like this then , the '10' of the FC Barcelona heated with normality beside the rest of his mates on the Russian lawn, during the prolegómenos of the important meeting of this Tuesday in front of Nigeria, vital for the options of Argentina to be in the following round of the World-wide of Russia 2018.
Leo Messi did not fall of the alignment title, but yes did it other heavy weights like the 'Kun' Agüero, that yielded the position of leading centre to Gonzalo Higuaín, and also the guardameta Willy Cavalier, the one who starred errors of bulto in front of Croatia and remained in the bench so that Armani, the preferred of the Argentinian fans, relieved him in the goal.
Market, Otamendi, Marcos Red and Tagliafico formed the defensive saga, whereas in the centre of the field Sampaoli bet by a double pivote formed by Enzo Pérez and Mascherano, to destroy the game of the rival and recover balloons, and with Éver Banega slightly more advanced to lead the distribution of balloon and creation of offensive game.
Messi, the big baza of Argentina
In the front of attack, Leo Messi was accompanied in St. Petersburg by the already mentioned Gonzalo Higuaín, and also by Ángel Gave María. Paulo Dybala, in this sense, went back to remain in the bench of start although a lot of fans pretended him for the alignment title of Sampaoli in the important crash in front of the African picture.
To the equal that Dybala, others 'cracks' consecrated in Europe like Agüero and the young promise of the PSG, Celso, remained in the bench. Of course, it could not happen that Leo Messi was not headline, as they requested some, more in a reaction of anger and impotence that by another reason. The best footballer of the world has to be always on the field. And more in the decisive moments.