Lionel Messi and head coach Lionel Scaloni continue to be militant, after a false start in Argentina at the Copa America. ‘La Albiceleste’ lost in Saturday’s (local time) with a 2-0 Columbia, and there is a risk, therefore, is an inglorious elimination in the country.
“We have a bitter feeling about the game,” said balende lionel Messi after the game in Salvador. “It will be difficult to defeat, and to accept it, because if we did, this tournament will not be presented. But we must not linger.”
Two-time champion Argentina was for a long time, the parent is a party at the Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, but it was Colombia which is in the final stage, the victory, and is the toetrok.
Roger, He made it in twenty minutes prior to the time of the opening goal, and Duvan Zapata threw the match in the 86th minute to slot in, so that Colombia, for the first time in twelve years, Argentina managed to win it.
“It hurts that we lost, but we must now, once again, to win, to think,” stated Messi. “There are also positive aspects of this game, and to get there we need to focus on. We still have a chance, and I think this group is ready for the challenge.”
The disappointment was great when the players are from Argentina. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
“Second half, Argentina-worthy”
Although the switch-off is not achieved, it proved to be Argentina’s self a disservice. Only the winner of group B, which also contains Paraguay, Qatar – position itself for the next round, and that means that the team of head coach Scaloni is not a sin anymore to be able to afford.
“The most important thing is to give us good things to focus and improve on what isn’t going well,” said the keuzeheer. “In the second half, I thought the team was good and we created lots of chances. It was to go to Argentina worthy of it, but that first one still in strong position, was a disappointment.”
“In each of the tegengoal there is something wrong, but I don’t want to allow players to criticize or to blame. As a team We lost to. My players know very well that it’s not over yet, and there are going to be the other way around.”
It’s Argentina following his departure to chelsea Nicolas Tagliafico, who will be against Colombia, the ninety-minute play, continues with the Copa America on Wednesday (local time), with a match against Paraguay. In 2015 and 2016, ending up with the Argentinians in the tournament as the second one.