Mascherano’s strong self-criticism after Argentina’s defeat against Brazil for the South American Sub 20

Argentina suffered a severe setback before Brazil and was on the verge of elimination in the first round of the South American Sub 20 which takes place in Colombia. The cast that commands Javier Mascherano they fell 3-1 and remain in the penultimate position, with two defeats in the same number of games and with a goal difference of -3. This loss to the verdeamerlha added to the loss of the debut against Paraguayan. The Albiceleste it is forced to win the next two matches and wait for other results to advance to the round.

“The truth is that there is not much to say. We all saw that we were widely surpassed by Brazil, it remains to take responsibility. Obviously that The only one responsible for this is me. The reality is that it hurts because we had the illusion of playing a good game against a great rival because we did it before against them, but obviously it didn’t happen”, were the first words of the Argentine coach.

“Beyond the penalty… that would be looking for an excuse. I think that from minute zero we did not enter the game, we took a goal very quickly and we were never able to build a good game. It was difficult for us, one of the few isolated plays in which we gave a certain number of passes was in the penalty. It’s time to take care of this, it’s a sad and bitter night. Tomorrow we will have to raise our heads. There are two games left to see if we can win and qualify”, continued Mascherano.

The summary of Argentina 1 – 3 Brazil in the South American Sub 20

The self-criticism of little boss It was very strong and he explained why he left bitter: “The reality is to understand a little why we do not dare to do what we are used to. During a year of training, work and several tournaments, regardless of the rival and the environment we were able to do it. In the most important event it is difficult for us and that is what worries us”. About if you find something positive of this meeting, he added: “It’s hard. I think that in the second half we tried to mess up the game with the changes and the two forwards, we tried to look for something different, but it was very uphill for us, especially in the first half, giving away the first half hour”.

To end, mask He did not look for excuses, not even with the curse of the injuries, since after suffering the loss of Facundo Buonanotte on the first date against Paraguay, in this game he lamented the injury of Augustine Giay. “We brought a campus where we believe that everyone at any time can participate. Injuries are part of the game and more in these short tournaments. There are no excuses. I have to be honest with everyone and say that We were not up to the task, that is the reality”.

Finally, he said that Giay “at first is a sprain” and they will wait for the studies. “You have to see well because she couldn’t step on it, we’ll see what happens. We still have chances, but we have to improve a lot”.

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