If Argentina wants to move ahead in this World Cup, then its star Lionel Messi needs to have a fast rhythm. Argentina’s first match in the knockout round is from France‘s team on Saturday. Both teams have not yet been able to perform according to their status. So far Argentina, looking for balance, had to face defeat at Croatia in the group stage.
Between the encouragement of former captain Diego Maradona, Messi finally managed to open his account against Nigeria in the third round of the group stage, while Marcos Roso’s volley helped the team to win 2-1, with the finalist of the last time final -16 teams got the place in
Coach Didier Dashchempe is already considered a contender for the French team tournaments. Of course, the team has reached the next round while unbeaten but there is not much edge in the game. The main striker Antoine Greizman has not been able to show his best yet while midfielders are not doing anything special. DashShump is sure that the team will come into the knockout phase.
Magic Key Around the Magic
The five-time ball-by-ball award winner Messi made a spectacular tour against Nigeria but Barcelona’s legendary player missed a penalty in the 1-1 draw against Iceland. After that Croatia’s coach Sampauli’s team did not get to see the star player’s match against Croatia.
In the match against Nigeria, not only the Argentine team but fans and who was in tension, it was found in the reaction of the 1986 World Cup winning team captain, Diego Maradona in the VIP gallery, who looked towards the sky when long It was breathtaking.
This is not messing with Barcelona
Former French captain Marcel Desilly told the British newspaper Guardian, “We know Messi is great but we are in a dilemma about him. They are pure of Barcelona, their contribution to Argentina is not much. Along with that, France has not even performed so far that we are very optimistic about it.
A team that has players such as Grizzman, Kellin Mbaappe, and Oliver Girard, and has managed to score three goals in three games. Two years ago, Grisman made France six in the Euro 2016 final, in which the team lost to Portugal.
Now a new tournament is going on, which will have to be out on the losing side. So far, we have found suitable results in the group stage and our focus is on the next round. – Didier Dashchempe, France coach