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  • Argentina 4-1 Spain: Messi great-chip

    Spain suffered a major defeat against Argentina in a friendly. Two months after winning his world title, La Furia Roja comply with the score 1-4.

    Match at the Estadio Antonio V. Liberti (Monumental), Tuesday (07/09/2010) , Argentina came down with his best strength. In addition to install three strikers at once - Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez and Gonzalo Higuain - coach Sergio Batista also play back Javier Zanetti and Esteban Cambiasso. Both can not be called Diego Maradona to the World Cup in 2010.

    Argentina adopted an offensive strategy proved very positive. Three goals that they achieve victory came from the three strikernya: Messi in the 10th minute, Higuain in the 13th minute and Tevez in the 34th minute. While the goal of closing Kun Aguero header was born in the late game.

    On the other hand, Spain, appearing almost in full force. Several changes were made Vincente Del Bosque on the squad when compared with the World Cup final is Iker Casillas, Xavi Hernandez, Joan Capdevila and Sergio Ramos and Xavi Hernadez and Pedro Rodrigues who played in the second round.

    The only goal that Spain created by Fernando Llorente when the game went 83 minutes.

    The game

    In front of her own supporters, the Argentine minister appeared very confident game exhibited rapid pass and Spain. Not just to keep up, Albiceleste even able to score quickly when a new game into 10 minutes.

    The opening goal came from Lionel Messi. Escaped the offside trap, Messi stab into the penalty box from the left side. Dealing one-on-one with Pepe Reina in the narrow angle, Messi coolly poke the ball with his left foot past the reach of the goalkeeper and defender are trying to drive while Spain dropped.

    Argentina did not take long to double the advantage, because within three minutes they could change the score to 2-0. Pursuing breakthrough released Tevez, Higuain escaped the offside trap and deceive Reina before struck the ball into the empty goal.

    Spaniards who did not want to disgrace to reply. But besides getting fierce resistance from Argentina, 'Matador' is also shaded by misfortune. Two opportunities of the David Villa, one of them through the execution of a free kick, countered goalposts.

    Argentina actually capable of adding his goal in the 34th minute through Carlos Tevez. Goals are created due to errors made by Pepe Reina as he slipped when going to kick the ball. Tevez who was standing not far from him directly exploit these moments to move quickly chased the skin round and struck to goal.

    Entering the second half turnover done a lot of Spanish. In antaranta is Jessus Navas who replaced David Silva, Fernando Llorente fill the position of David Villa, Santi Cazorla to Andres Iniesta and Victor Vald├ęs is displacing Pepe Reina from under the bar.

    Even so, early in the round of Argentina still dominate the game and created several opportunities ripe. One of them through Higuain, who kick went to the hard work Messi on the right side deviated slightly from the target.

    Through Angel Di Maria, Argentina mempu even double advantage to 4-0. But the referee immediately cancel it because of Real Madrid football player was caught offside earlier.

    La Furia Roja new eventually be equalized in the 83rd minute. Gol typical Spanish from birth through Llorente kick in the penalty box after the previous ball patiently doing possesion and play ball in the area of the Argentine defense.

    But it was not the final score 3-1 matches. In the 90th minute Argentina added one more goal through tandukan Kun Aguero after receiving scalable feed Gabriel Heinze on the left side.

    Team Line-up:

    Argentina: Sergio Romero, Gabriel Milito, Martin Demichelis, Gabriel Heinze, Javier Zanetti, Javier Mascherano, Esteban Cambiasso, Ever Banega, Carlos Tevez (Angel Di Maria '60), Gonzalo Higuain (Sergio Aguero '68), Lionel Messi (Nicolas Andres '90)

    Spain: Pepe Reina (Victor Valdes 45), Gerard Pique, Carlos Marchena, Nacho Monreal, Alvaro Arbeloa, Xabi Alonso (Pedro '71), Sergio Busquets, David Villa (Fernando Llorente 45), Cesc Fabregas (Xavi '56) , Andres Iniesta (Santi Cazorla 45), David Silva (Jesus Navas 45)


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