Lionel Messi (Argentina): the group is “devastated” after the defeat against Saudi Arabia

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Lionel Messi (Argentina): the group is “devastated” after the defeat against Saudi Arabia

Lionel Messi admitted the pain the Argentines felt after their surprise defeat conceded against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday (1-2) for their debut in the 2022 World Cup. “It’s a very hard blow, a defeat that hurts, but we must continue to have confidence in ourselves, indicated the captain of the Albiceleste. This group is not going to give up. We will try to beat Mexico (Saturday, 8 p.m.). »

“The goal scored quickly caused us harm, it misled us, said the PSG striker. We knew it could happen not to play in the best way in the first game. We have not found the game, the operation that we had shown for a long time. And, as the minutes go by, with the opposite result, things become more and more difficult. »

“It’s time to be more united than ever, to get back to the basics and to our game”

Asked how the Argentine squad felt after the game, Messi replied: ” devastated “. “It’s a very hard blowhe repeated. We didn’t expect to start this way. We thought we started well, with three points, as we said before the match. It would have brought us peace. But this group is distinguished by its unity, by its solidity. It’s time to be more united than ever, to get back to the basics and to our game.”

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