Saturday, June 12, 2010

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21 comments:

Anonymous said...

veron dimaria need to get on the ball verons in practice mode

messidona19 said...

First half finished and I'm really really impressed with Messi's performance! He's been amazing and should have had a hattrick hadn't it been for the goalkeeper's brilliance.
Fantastic header by Heinze!
Di Maria has been very well marked and didn't touch the ball much.
I just hope that Messi will finish the game in the second half and score!
Vamos Argentina!!! Good luck for the second half!

Anonymous said...

Di Maria is nowhere to be found, and take off Higuain and put in Milito! That GK has had some great saves, denied Messi 3 times.

Anonymous said...

Middle player awful. Need a change. Nigeria dominated in the middle..

p2bn said...

Pretty good game but whoever said Jonas was good in defence, I really hope this was his off game cause if this is it; we are in for a nasty surprise pretty soon. But with La pulga with us, I sure can hope. I hope Diego brings in another Diego. I will be so thankful.

Vamos Argentina

johnny said...

Jonas ain't quick enough to mark that Nigerian.

johnny said...

So much for the Jonas experiment at fullback ! Please, not again !!

johnny said...

NERVE WRACKING !! Score a second goal !!

Anonymous said...

I don't know why Maradona keep using Tevez. Uneffective. Not works with Messi.

messidona19 said...

Jonas wasn't the best in right back today but he wasn't that bad! I liked his play today!
Di Maria dissapointed me today, he was nowhere to be seen! Veron did a few wrong passes too and I was worried that he took him out for Maxi which left our center midfield a bit open. All in all, 3 points are in the bag and that's what matters! The first win is really really important.

p2bn said...

wow that was too close for comfort. if it were spain or the brailians or the germans or the english....even the uruguyans or the french or even the mexcians would have punished us....although the nigerian keeper was pretty good...the south koreans seems deadly upfront....man...this is going to be tough....hope messi gets a bit more luck...

Vamos Argentina

Anonymous said...

Very nerveos. Obvious the player look nerveous in first game. Nigeria play good. Must correct the mistakes, dull pass.

Apocalyptic Creator said...

All in all, a good result.
Could have been more but I am satisfied with the chances created.
Diego to pay more attention in trying to keep the defence solid.
I dont want Jonas as RB (period).
He just doesn't suit in that position.
Use burdisso for him and Di Maria is nowhere to be seen, Maxi deserves a place in Di Maria's place.
Apart from that, it was ok, I will probably also try to use Aguero as a sub for Tevez and in that case Messi can withdraw a bit more and play a complete playmaker's role.

batigol9 said...

dissapointed bi dimaria,as expected VERON was Useless,Messi unlucky not to score,i was praying for milito to score but he wasn't given any time really

johnny said...

Yes, PLEASE, no more Jonas at right back. As for Di Maria, I don't think his not being more involved was his fault. Messi was creating alot from the middle and passing to his right looking for the give and go.

And Veron, Maradona is gonna regret not bringing Aimar or Banega. Veron doesn't fit with the high powered forwards. Nice corner though for Heinze, which was clearly a set play. You could see Samuel holding off a Nigerian to give Heinze space.

Anonymous said...

DEJAVU! reminds me of wc 2002. we also won 1:0 against nigeria in the first game after a corner. but this time we will progress easily.

but hey, what a perfect day! now we are surely in the 1/8

the best thing besides the win is the way we scored: after a set piece! and amazing header from heinze.

by the way: i am happy messi missed many times, because that means the probability he will miss later is lower than if he would have scored 5 times.

but we played not defensive enough sometimes. there were situations where 4 or 5 nigerians attacked and only 6 argentine players defended. germany, england or italy defend with 9 men, and argentina must do the same. however i am just happy now, VAMOS ARGENTINA!!!

Vitalij

Anonymous said...

jonas is great defensivly WEN TRACKING BACK FROM THE WING AKA A WORKING WINGER he isant a defender his a defensive winger he chases back briliantly its the other way round his no good i.e waiting as a attacker comes at him he is not a defender thats why jonas wide and bardisso or otamendi works becouse jonas can track back not act as a center back witch he isnt

mascharano gave the ball away way to much for me and wen passes came his way he was day dreaming always late as was dimaria ,dimaria looked like he didnt know what he was doing ,veron very much in training mode just didnt change pace they were dominant in possession but hasnt possession football cost us so so so many times it looked like argentina needed to counter attack but couldnt as nigeria stayed back

i cannot help but think the germany line up and counter would have got us more goals ironically ,jonas needs to play winger or wing back full back he cannot do stop this half and half bull shit push him up on the wing and play the solid 3 as defence higuain was brilient in terms of holding the ball but his striking was off ,it looks like argentina will invite attacks and counter hard theres goals in this side but they got to go in or its pointless messi looks like he will switch on over the tourament like maradona did he started slowly,maradona seemed to want it at 1 nil he encurraged possession and didnt want to many attacks at the end ,i still think the solid side vs germany is a cup winner maradona has been sucked into show off possesion football like allo the others it may back fire or win it in style

Anonymous said...

We are already missing Zanetti and Cambiasso.

Anyways, 3 points is 3 points, and watching an Argentina win in a World Cup is one of the few pleasures of life.

messidona19 said...

I'm not happy with the fact that Messi missed so many chances, I think it would be better for him if he scored at least a goal for his confidence. Hopefully next match we will beat South Korea easily and he would score then.
I would also like to note that I really liked the players' behaviours after making a brutal tackle. They apologized to the player and the ref, We did 3 bad challenges but we only got one Yellow card instead of 3 because they were sincere in their apology.

johnny said...

"Sincere in their apology" ! Por favor ! They apologize because they think it lessens the possibility of getting a yellow, or worse, a red !

messidona19 said...

exactly! That's what i'm saying! Sincere or not, It lessens the possibility of getting a card and being suspended later on in the future!