Angel Di Maria Said Only Lionel Messi Could Do This
Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico hadn’t been an easy affair for Lionel Scaloni’s boys as they had been struggling till the second half when Lionel Messi snatched an opportunity to take a 1-0 lead over El Tri. While it was a loose shot, Messi knew how to turn it into a goal.
• Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 in a hard-won game
• Argentina has to win the next game with Poland to qualify for World Cup
Let’s see the goal from Angel Di Maria’s eyes….
Di Maria opened up about the first goal as he was the key player who passed the ball to the desired place and time for Messi to send the ball past the net.
Di Maria praised his captain by saying “I threw him a turd, but he always finds solutions to everything.” He further said that Messi found an opportunity in Mexico’s defensive plan and him to pass Messi the ball in a certain situation and Messi knew how to make a goal from that spot.
Messi reached outside the penalty box and waited for the pass. Di Maria passed the ball at the right time and Messi turned it into a goal getting a 1-0 lead over Mexico. Later, Enzo Fernandes the second goal from the left corner of the penalty box and sealed the win for Argentina.
Di Maria further opened up that they had spoken before. After Argentina found it difficult to score a goal against Mexico, they strategized to get a goal. Maria said that Mexicans were deep and narrow inside the area and the space in front of them was open to snatch an opportunity. Maria said that he waited for the opportunity and delivered the ball at the right time.