Lionel Messi admits Argentina were lucky

first_img After being given the man of the match award he said: “I do not know if I deserve it but it’s important to be in the next round. 01/07/2014 Upd. at 22:54 “We had the possibility of penalties but we got it done in extra-time. “Today they made us work and we knew that was going to be the case. There are no easy games in this World Cup.” CEST Sport ENcenter_img Lionel Messi, voted as man of the match for the fourth consecutive game of the World Cup, said that Switzerland were a difficult opponent and celebrated the luck that helped Argentina through to the quarter-finals. “There are still some good sides in the competition. It’s a World Cup and in the World Cup there are no easy rivals,” he said.  “It all depended on that play, I thought to give it to ‘Noodle’, and then we could celebrate.”  Argentina beat Switzerland 1-0 after extra time, with Angel Di Maria scoring after Messi set him up.  “That is football and today we had the luck.”last_img

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