Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni was happy with his star after injury worries about Lionel Messi.
As Argentina was planning to face Peru in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifying match, Lionel Scaloni was delighted by what Lionel Messi saw.
In Argentina’s, 1-1 draw with Paraguay on Thursday Messi appeared making a goal thrown out in the second half, despite doubts about an ankle injury.
Argentina coach Scaloni said he was delighted with Messi, who is set to make his 142nd international debut, a South American for the fifth most, to go level with Brazil’s great Cafu.
“On a performance level, Leo played a good game,” he told a news conference.
“We were unlucky that they didn’t validate the goal because it had been a great play.”
Scaloni added: “I saw him well and he has no problem, that’s the important thing.”