LEO MADE CLEAR THAT HAD TO WIN
Messi, frustrated by Argentina's tie despite his great goal and his MVP
Published:15/06/2021 - 09:33h
Updated:15/06/2021 - 09:41h
Leo Messi habló justo después del empate de Argentina contra Chile en el debut de la albiceleste en la Copa América. El rosarino, que marcó el único tanto de su equipo y fue elegido MVP del duelo, se mostró molesto tras el 'pinchazo'
Argentina could not happen of the tie to one against Chile in his debut in the Glass America of this 2021. The combined albiceleste advanced in the marker thanks to a golazo of Leo Messi of direct fault in the first time, but could not hold the result in the second half. The Chileans knew to expect until finding his moment in the seconds 45 minutes a so much of Eduardo Vargas after collecting the penalti failed by Arturo Vidal.
After the duel, the captain and leader of the Argentinian selection, Messi, spoke with the media. The '10' showed something frustrated by the tie, since his only aim is to win this tournament and this 1-1 complicates it. "We wanted to begin winning. It was important to start with a victory in front of a difficult rival", aimed the 'crack', that was chosen the MVP of the party after his golazo and his good performance.
The also captain of the FC Barcelona insisted in the importance that had win to Chile, since the next crash of the Argentinians will be against another rival of height as it is the Uruguay of Luis Suárez. "Now it comes Uruguay. Also it goes to be very parejo, very complicated. They are two very hard parties to initiate this Glass America. Therefore it was necessary to begin winning", repeated the attacker.
On the meeting, Messi left clear that the penalti signalled in favour of the Chileans, that propició the target of Vargas, changed it everything. Besides, it threw of self-criticism by not knowing play the party with the 1-0. "It was missing tranquility to win. We put us in advantage and was missing to have the control of the ball and play faster. The truth, the field neither helped. The penal did not see it, but changed the party obviously", indicated.
Chile played better after the tie
Finally, it explained how Chile himself knew to adapt to the reality of the game after marking the 1-1. "The played of the penal and the tie gave them tranquility to them. They began to handle the ball. We could not have it and it complicated us the party", signalled. Now, Argentina will have to win to Uruguay, that still has not debuted in the Glass America and that will put the very complicated things to the ones of Lionel Scaloni.