True to form, he does not lose his cool. True to form, he keeps his feet on the ground. True to his style, he does not let himself be carried away by the laurels after the win and the dance to a selection of weight like the Uruguayan. Lionel Scaloni knows that his team took a key step to be in Qatar next year, but prefers to keep a low profile. “In my understanding we have played good games, I don’t know if this was the best”, analyzed at a press conference.
Beyond 3-0, the coach indicated that Uruguay “got us into trouble” with the double arrival of Luis Suárez and the auction of Federico Valverde, although he stressed that “we could solve it”. “Even the goal was a tremendously difficult game in which they finished very well. It is a team with great defense and first-rate forwards. There are moments in which the rival also attacks you and there you have to make yourself strong, “he said.
In turn, Scaloni filled his players with praise. “When the team can play, it’s really nice to see it”, was the first sentence that the father of the child slipped. But it did not stay there. Not at all. “They are very aware of how difficult it is to play the Knockout. Patience is a virtue that he has and, at times, we understood it“, He said, at the same time that he valued the performance of the public since” they also understood it. ” And he added: “Other times out there people ask to be attacked in an excessive way.”
In his second game with fans at the Monumental after the capacity was enabled, The coach stated that the National Team is “motivated” to play at home, since there was a “need” to be close to the fans. “They feel very identified with the people and with playing with the Argentine jersey,” he closed.