Argentina nationwide workforce 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 well-liked to give attention to 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 rapidly to generate some probabilities. We’re joyful as a result of we performed an ideal sport. 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 workforce, that’s the necessary factor. Everybody performed for his or her lives for his or her workforce mate and for eager to be within the Argentina nationwide workforce.
Lionel Scaloni additionally talked about what they wished the gamers and the workforce to perform.
“We knew that if we recovered the ball, we must get it rapidly to the striker. It’s not good if we simply defend nicely. We analyzed Mexico lots 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 workforce feels robust, that he who doesn’t play feels as valued as Lautaro who scored three objectives.
“We wish an Argentina nationwide workforce that’s aggressive, that our opponents respect us. There are a number of occasions the place you must change the place of sure gamers and they’re very nicely ready for it.”