Qatar 2022, Ledesma: “Argentina-Mexico challenge from inside or outside”

The knockout against Saudi Arabia makes Saturday’s match against Mexico an inside-or-out challenge for Argentina‘. The ‘Tricolor’ is a dangerous team coached by an Argentine, Gerardo Daniel Martin, who gives nothing away”. This is how he talks about the next match in group C of the Albiceleste, chasing the 3 points after the 2-1 defeat against Saudi Arabia in their debut match at the World Cup, Christian Ledesmacoach, former Argentine midfielder who in Italy wore the shirt of Lazio and Lecce among others, heard from Adnkronos.

“In Argentina there is a lot of bitterness after the defeat against Saudi Arabia, in these hours a lot of criticism is pouring in because expectations this year were higher than usual after the success in the Copa America but the general trend is to trust the group , there are mature and experienced players”, adds the former midfielder.

“The World Cup for Argentina undoubtedly started badly, with a debut to forget, but the road is still long, there remains the confidence and awareness of having a team of quality and experience that arrives at the World Cup on the strength of success in last Copa America -continues Ledesma-. This is an atypical World Cup, for the first time it is played between November and December, the players arrive with different athletic training after interrupting their respective championships. There have been several injuries”.