Buenos Aires, October 14 (EFE). Lionel Messi criticized Brazilian referee Wilton Sampaio and Lionel Scaloni celebrated the victory after Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Peru on the 12th day of the South American World Cup qualifiers in… Qatar 2022.
“A tough game, hard to play. Too much wind, they all leave a few spaces behind. The referee whenever we direct him does the same, it seems he does it on purpose. But hey, three important points bring us closer to goal,” wrote captain Lionel Messi after the victory over Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires against Peru.
For his part, Lionel Scaloni said in a press conference: “The team did not organize, certainly not. It was a very important match and there was tension for that. I don’t think Argentina decided the result. Peru is playing. Well, it’s a very difficult opponent. Away from the penalty game, I think the match was controlled.”
“Today we felt a little tired, and playing a three-date in South America is exhausting. We pushed it forward and got the points, which is what we wanted,” the coach continued.
For his part, goalkeeper Emiliano Dibogos Martinez said: “We knew that Peru would be a difficult opponent and if they won, they would come close to the qualifiers. They are a very difficult team and they have an Argentine coach who knows us a lot.”
The Aston Villa player who finished this hat-trick added: “Defensive solidity really makes us happy. We know we will score one or two goals up front. We always say: If we defend well, we will win many games.” Matches in October with Soor undefeated in the three matches played.
“Sometimes you don’t play well and you have to win the same. Today I think we didn’t play as well as we wanted but we won. I feel very comfortable with the defenders. Leandro (Paredes) also gives us balance when it comes to defence. Certainly behind them “, he added in his analysis .
“I listened to the people and wanted the ball not to go in to give them joy. Everyone celebrated it as a goal. We took all three points and the goal was zero. It is clear that those who do the penalty shootout are great players and in the end it is luck,” he continued regarding the penalty kick he deflected. Yoshimar Yutin. EFE
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