the interim DT, Luis Scaloni, called many players new to be part of the squad that played friendly matches: some of Argentine football, others playing in Europe who had not yet had its chance and young players that break it in their clubs.
The selection Argentina carried out a strong replacement to face Guatemala in Los Angeles. After winning 3-0 with goals from Gonzalo Martínez, Giovani Lo Celso and Giovanni Simeone, Scaloni said: «We hope that these guys are the future of selection».
«The most important thing was the debut of many of the boys. «The goal I think that we keep it, especially in the first half, which the team had plenty of goal situations and was quite more vertical in the second», analyzed the Argentine coach.
«I am happy because we were able to play their first match several players and hope that these guys are the future of the selection. «We put a team to win and changes made them also thinking that guys wear shirt and feel what is put it, beyond the rival», commented Scaloni.
Striker Giovanni Simeone acknowledged that «beyond the rival, there were many nerves, much anxiety, eager to see this new Argentina», and added: «went very well. In the first half we did everything we had to do and in the second half we were more tired, but we did a great match.»
The author of the third goal recalled something that told him his father Diego «Cholo» Simeone: «boy’s always told me that one day would be here. I remember that and a lot of things that I went through the road to get here. It is the way to go».
«For its part, the author of the second goal, Giovani Lo Celso, was»happy for the big game that made the team»and underscored that they tried to»do what the coach called».» We know the responsibility that load wear this shirt and knew we had to start on the right foot. We try to grab the idea as soon as possible and try to play and build strength. It is important to start with the right foot. «Now facing Colombia, which is a great selection, so we have to turn the page and think about that», concluded the brand-new reinforcement of Betis.
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