After their 2-0 win over Mexico, Argentina skipper Lionel Messi stated his crew performed prefer it was the ultimate and they’ll play one other remaining in two days.
“We needed to win right this moment and we may do it. There’s one other remaining arising on Wednesday and we’ve got to maintain preventing all collectively… Let’s go, Argentina!!!” Messi wrote in his Instagram publish.
Within the post-match match press convention, Messi had stated that each one the remaining matches of his crew are like finals.
“We are able to’t let our guard down now,” Lionel Messi advised reporters after their win over Mexico. stated. “All of our matches are finals now. We are able to’t mess up,” he added.
“We lived with discomfort and stored the defeat within the opening match in our minds,” PSG ahead added.
Messi additional added “The times had been very lengthy,” after the 1-2 defeat to Saudi Arabia.
“We had been wanting to have the possibility to show the state of affairs round and by chance we received,” Messi stated.
Argentina is second in Group C forward of its final match towards first-place Poland on Wednesday and may have to win it to advance.
It was an eighth World Cup objective for Messi, the identical quantity scored within the event by rival Cristiano Ronaldo and in addition Diego Maradona — Argentina nice with whom he’s so typically in contrast.
8 – Lionel Messi has now scored as many World Cup objectives as Diego Maradona (8), with solely Gabriel Batistuta (10) netting extra for Argentina on the event general. Breakthrough. pic.twitter.com/cXIcjGbd3p
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Lionel Messi is third within the highest variety of objectives in internationals with 92 objectives, Maradona with 34 objectives and Cristiano tops the listing with 118 objectives.
For some, Messi must win the World Cup — the one main title lacking from his assortment — to affix the ranks of Pele and Maradona as soccer’s greatest-ever gamers. Due to this win, it may nonetheless occur.
Earlier within the group, Poland defeated Saudi Arabia 2-0. Poland’s all-time highest objective scorer Robert Lewandowski registered his first objective in World Cup.