The joy continues. The goalkeeper of the Argentine team Emiliano Martínez was happy after beating Mexico 2-0, after starting by losing against Saudi Arabia in the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The Aston Villa goalkeeper highlighted the work of Lionel Messi in the team.
“We knew that if we lost we were out. They made us a difficult match, but having 10 is always easier”, considered the ‘Draw’.
The defeat against Arabia in the first game of the World Cup had sown doubts and put pressure on the Albiceleste, but “we never doubt”Martinez said: “These days were hard for us; but today we show that we are there for more”.
The footballer who plays in the Premier League considered that the result against Mexico took away “a weight off my shoulders, and I am also one personally”.
Di Maria after victory
“Today we were able to bring joy to the people, to us, to our families. We keep fighting, as always, trying to give everything. Today luckily it happened and it is a peace of mind for everyone ”, insisted the veteran Ángel Di María, Messi’s assistant in the first goal.
”The first game did not go as expected. Today I think we played a great match against a great opponent. We knew that it was not going to be an easy match, that we were not going to win by many goals”, Di Maria specified.
After the victory at the Lusail stadium, Argentina faces the last match of the group stage against Poland more calmly, as second in group C.
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