Playing in the first match of World Cup with rival giant Argentina, Yet the Iceland football team didn’t get panic. The Iceland team has given a strong competition to the Messi Team, even the ball stood far beyond their control.
Iceland has dismissed their rival strikes, even they have a great player like Messi. The debut match was reminiscent. On the other hand, Messi lost the penalty kick, due to this action a lot of his fans frustrated.
The match was drawn at 1-1
Argentina Vs Iceland match happened in Moscow. The Football baby team Iceland has dismissed their rival strikes, even they have a great player like Messi. The debut match was reminiscent. On the other hand, Messi lost the penalty kick, due to this action a lot of his fans frustrated.
Iceland has begun their first World Cup wonderfully in FIFA world cup 2018. Even it is playing against a hill like Argentina, Iceland played with the full of confidence. The audience felt that the Argentina team would win easily, but Iceland has shown them stars. Argentina Vs Iceland match was drawn at 1-1 which was in the Group ‘D’.
This result is equal to the victory of Iceland, but not the defeat of Argentina. The team captain and star player Lionel Messi have never been able to succeed in striking goals 11 times against the opponent’s goal.
Man of the Match has been awarded to “Hans Anderson(Iceland goalkeeper)” who defended Messi multiple times including a penalty kick all-time.
Both teams showed their best defence against each other
Iceland team felt that they have the risk of crashing at any moment by the Argentina-level team, for that it has chosen a defensive game and came with the single forward player in the match.
In spite of this, when the game started Iceland faced the two free kicks from Messi but recovered immediately. At the same time, the Argentina team did not succeed even it has a chance to strike a goal.
Unexpectedly Messi fallen into the pressure, The Argentina team didn’t get upper hand over Iceland. However, it gradually landed in the attacking game. The result of this game plan appeared in the 19th minute.
Marcos Rojo’s cross-pass has been sent into the goal post area in a stunning way by “Kun Aguero”. The Messi team has been shocked by the fact that they are enjoying under this Lead.
In the 23rd minute, “Finbogan” gave a historic goal to Iceland, in the Argentina uncertain defence. Still, the Messi team was vigilant and tried to dominate the attacks but failed to get the result against Iceland’s defence.
Messi changed his tactics
in the first half, Iceland stood with defence against Argentina but in the second half, it showed the best game. Even though the opponent did not go to the goal post, Iceland team showed aggressive performance by using opponents weak defense.
In the 63rd minute, the penalty kick was awarded to Argentina team by “Horour Magnusson”. Messi was poorly stricken that penalty kick, but the goalkeeper “Halder Anderson” prevented him from the right side.
Argentina, which thinks that there is no chance of winning without increasing their performance level. So it increased their pressure on Iceland by choosing another defence game plan. Iceland defied that defence also.
Messi who changed the tactic tried to score a goal from far distance and brought the key player “Gonzalo Higuain” into the game in the 84th minute. All these Messi tactics could not break the Iceland defensive line.
Messi could not take advantage of the free kick at the end of the injury time (90 + 5). The match was drawn at 1-1. Even if Argentina did not get the win, it relieved by all these things like three-fourths of the ball was in control and seriously attacking.