It was a first ever World Cup goal for Aguero! Coach Jorge Sampaoli picked Sergio Aguero ahead of Gonzalo Higuain against Iceland of group D opener. Goalkeeper Willy Caballero served his job as well. Nicolas Otamendi and Marcos Rojo named as the two centre backs. Game turned when Alfed Finnbogason scored for iceland. Then, Argentina’s poor defence and messi missed a penalty, tell us the whole story. though, Argentina lost once against sides from Europe. it was England in Sapporo, Japan, 2002. Now a new European team threatened former two world cup Champions. Not an Ideal start for Lionel Messi or Argentina.
Full line-up of two teams:
Argentina: Willy Caballero, Eduardo Salvio, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Rojo, Nicolas Tagliafico, Lucas Biglia, Javier Mascherano, Maximiliano Meza, Lionel Messi, Angel di Maria, Sergio Aguero.
Iceland: Halldórsson, Árnason, Saevarsson, R.Sigurdsson, Magnusson, Gudmundsson, Gunnarsson, Hallfredsson, Bjarnason, Finnbogason, G.Sigurdsson