Hope for Argentina with Messi and Di Maria

Matthew Stanger watched Argentina struggle against Iran in Belo Horizonte but saw glimpses from Messi and Di Maria to suggest they could find form in time for the bigger challenges to come...

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shea666 (Manchester United) says...

It's perhaps the nature of football to focus on goal scorers but I think the goalkeeper deserves great praise for keeping Argentina in consecutive games and allowing Messi to make the difference with one goal by stopping the opposition from getting the advantage. Nobody seems to be picking up on the performances of Sergio Aguero either, the best, only possibly second to Suarez, player in the Premier League has looked pedestrian in the first 2 games.

Posted 1:35pm 22nd June 2014

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