The Argentine set off all of the alarms within the run-up to the nice confrontation towards Brazil.
Argentina, within the first match of Lionel messi With the albiceleste shirt after arriving at Paris Saint-Germain, he beat Venezuela 3-1 with the authority to remain within the footsteps of chief Brazil in qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar-2022.
Lautaro Martinez at minute 45 + 2, Joaquin Correa in ’71 and Angel Correa In ’74, the gaucho targets have been scored on the UCV Olympic Stadium in Caracas, a contented reunion of the crew from Lionel scaloni with the echo of the championship received in July within the Copa América within the closing towards Brazil (1-0). Yeferson Soteldo saved the native honor by changing a penalty at 90 + 4.
La vinotinto, which had Leo González making his debut as interim coach, performed with ten males from minute 32 as a result of expulsion of the central defender Luis Adrián Martínez for a really onerous deal with on Messi that would even finish in tragedy.
Argentina it reaches 15 factors in seven appearances and Brazil leads the desk with 21 earlier than crossing on Sunday within the nice South American traditional. “It will be a beautiful game (against Brazil), important, after the final that we had to play. They are unique games,” mentioned Lautaro Martínez in statements to the official tv broadcast of the match.
Punishment of atheists
“Messi, you can be a God, but today in Caracas we are atheists,” learn a banner on the stadium, which opened doorways after the authorities allowed a 30% capability (6,000 spectators) within the midst of the covid pandemic -19, though there was applause for the Argentine star when the line-ups have been introduced by the interior audio of the sports activities scene.
Scaloni gave the title to 10 after he made his debut on Sunday as an alternative to PSG in a 2-0 victory over Reims in Ligue 1, an open stage when he left Barcelona, the membership with which he made his skilled debut and with which he celebrated 35 titles, being elected six instances as Ballon d’Or.
Argentina began properly, with a one-on-one from Messi within the eighth minute that goalkeeper Wuilker Faríñez knew tips on how to neutralize and with a sort of Rodrigo De Paul on the publish within the 10. Venezuela saved the sort till the plan of González started to break down with the harm of the defender Jose Manuel Velazquez, which pressured him to enter Luis Adrián Martínez at minute 25.
A robust lack of the latter on Messi value him his expulsion after consultations with the VAR, with technical difficulties because of connectivity issues within the stadium. Argentina knew tips on how to exploit the numerical superiority. On the point of halftime, the visiting command was mirrored on the scoreboard with a move filtered by Giovani lo celso that Lautaro Martinez capitalized.
The public sale
The modifications in Argentina, amongst which the 2 Correa have been counted, saved a stabbing Albiceleste. Joaquín Correa scored after an awesome mixture with Messi and Lautaro Martínez, thus consolidating the benefit.
After which it was the flip of Angel Correa earlier than a frayed Venezuela. Soteldo, nevertheless, discovered the energy to impress a penalty with the prescribed time fulfilled, which he executed with a mushy contact with which he beat Emiliano Martinez. “What could be done was done,” lamented the intense. Subsequent Sunday, Argentina will go to Brazil and Venezuela to Peru.