(Argentina local time 27th, 20:00), an international friendly in San Jose, the 200 anniversary of the stadium fight, Argentina 1:0 home win over Honduras, higuain goal Lionel Messi to injury, substitute Sergio Aguero missed, Mercado had hit the post.
Argentina for the special session of the America’s Cup this year started to warm up. Macy’s headlining appearances, he and higuain and di Maria constitute the Trident. Honduras after opening in the perimeter looking for opportunities, but Acosta and qui Otto’s long-range shot. Argentina facing Honduras’s iron defense standoff. Messi’s cross deflected near the left side of the penalty area after a steal at the bottom line, Palacios points out near own goal at close range before long. Messi pass, di Maria shot wide of the near post to the left of the box.
Otamendi corner kick 12 yards for the first time in the melee but volleyed wide of the right post. Argentina 31 minutes to break the deadlock, Rojo counter-attack down the diagonal, higuain edge the ball turned back 10 yards into the top corner. Argentina then still expected to expand score, di Maria diagonal, higuain left the area’s shot was saved. Lameira diagonal, Luo Huoxiao shot of the left side of the penalty area was saved. Romero also save from Vega’s shot in the penalty area.
Argentina’s offensive in the second half once again deadlocked. On 59 minutes, Messi breakthrough was knocked down in the back, he was receiving treatment for a long time to worry about. He got up and still catch the waist, Martino, then replaced it with Banega. Aguero and Gaitan are off the bench. Argentina 69th minute almost expanded score, Rojo left the area cross box before Aguero’s shot was blocked by goalie leg, Mercado box pop-up shot hit the far post column on the right.
Maidana, Cuesta and longkaliya three defenders to make the replacement. Argentina corner press, di Maria shot straight to near post about. Sergio Aguero’s pass, Banega Curveball outside the edge of the area to shoot slightly to the right corner. Argentina continued pressure failed to rewrite the score, di Maria a perimeter shot, Javier Mascherano’s shot from the same high.
Argentina lineup (4-3-3): Romero; Mercado (78′, longkaliya), Murray, Otamendi (77′, maidana), Rojo (78′, Cuesta), biglia, Javier Mascherano, Lameira (64′, Gaitan), Lionel Messi (64′, Banega), Gonzalo higuain (65′, Sergio Aguero), di Maria.