Lionel Messi is fighting after Argentina’s 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia at the start of the World Cup. “There are no excuses. We will now be more united than ever. We are now in a situation that we haven’t had to go through for a long time.”said the captain.
And further: “It’s a hard blow for all of us, we didn’t expect such a start. But things happen for a reason. We have to win now. It is up to us.” In the other group games, the Argentinians, who are considered to be favorites, will meet Mexico (Saturday, 8 p.m.) and Poland (November 30, 8 p.m.).