Argentina passage to the second round in a match in which Messi appeared for the last and crucial move
In his second appearance at the World Cup in Brazil, the Argentine national team defeated Iran 1-0 in Belo Horizonte Mineirão stadium.
Played poorly, but Messi’s final inspiration reached to get to the second round in a world where multiple champions teams return home.
In front of a red wall that appealed to intense physical pressure and friction to cut off any attempt to Argentina struggled to find ways to break the lock. He handled the ball but failing to cross.
When despair led to Argentina to find the goal neglecting the defense two attacks against Iran were saved by the hands of Romero.
For the final leg, Sabella opted for Rodrigo Palacio and Ezequiel Lavezzi, who replaced Gonzalo Higuain and Sergio Aguero, both of poor performance. But not contributed searched and Argentina, desperate solutions, burned their last cartridges centers, well offset by the Iranian middle and with some effort from outside the area.
traslation. Belén Zapata