Argentina nationwide staff coach Lionel Scaloni spoke at a press convention following Argentina’s 4-Zero win towards Mexico.
Whereas striker Lautaro Martinez bought all of the headlines, coach Scaloni most popular to deal with the collective group. Right here’s what he needed to say:
“We knew the way in which that Mexico would play and we got here out shortly to generate some probabilities. We’re pleased as a result of we performed an ideal recreation. We knew that Mexico would dominate the primary minutes and that’s why we have been ready to exit on the counter assault.
“We gave out the sensation that we’re a staff, that’s the necessary factor. Everybody performed for his or her lives for his or her staff mate and for eager to be within the Argentina nationwide staff.
Lionel Scaloni additionally talked about what they needed the gamers and the staff to perform.
“We knew that if we recovered the ball, we must get it shortly to the striker. It’s not good if we simply defend nicely. We analyzed Mexico rather a lot and we have been brave sufficient to do what we needed to do on this match.
“I preserve pondering that the result’s secondary. We worth that the staff feels sturdy, that he who doesn’t play feels as valued as Lautaro who scored three objectives.
“We would like an Argentina nationwide staff that’s aggressive, that our opponents respect us. There are a number of occasions the place it’s a must to change the place of sure gamers and they’re very nicely ready for it.”