Football News - Messi and Lewandowski in the World Cup!2022-12-02 14:42
The match was billed as a clash between two of the world's greatest strikers: Lionel Messi versus Robert Lewandowski .
With Argentina beating Poland 2-0 to seal top spot in Group C and a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup, there is only one winner against Australia. This time, Messi missed a first-half penalty, but Argentina still danced to his drumbeat .
Lewandowski never got into the game and they sat out from the first whistle, rarely testing Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.
At one point in stoppage time, the two captains and the star of the team faced each other, with Messi in possession of the ball. The ensuing performance was lackluster, but this time Lewandowski at least showed a dogged determination not to be beaten by Messi and fouled him. Poland coach Czeslaw Michniewicz blamed Lewandowski's poor performance on his team's underperformance.
Messi Lewandowski reconciliation
Messi missed a controversial first-half penalty to make it 0-0 before goals from Alexis McAllister and Julian Alvarez set up for Lionel Scaloni The team achieved a crucial victory.
Despite the awkward incident that followed, Lewandowski and Messi were seen chatting friendly around the clock as they shared the stage as two of the most highly rated strikers in world football.
Lewandowski revealed what he told Messi, saying: " We talked a little bit and had a lot of fun. I told Messi that I was more defensive than usual , but sometimes things like this are bad for the team. necessary.
Referring to his final foul on the Argentina star, he added: " It was very rare, yes: I was in defensive midfield. But I knew I had to help the team.
Despite a harrowing night, the Poland star found some consolation . Both Messi and Leonardowski ended up laughing and hugging each other warmly.
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