Messi’s show down gives Argentina 2-1 victory over Bosnia


The match between Argentina and Bosnia is played at Maracana stadium on Sunday. The match was a rough start for Bosnia after Kolasinac put through his own goal after two minutes and eight seconds. The goal was made when Messi’s free kick headed on by Marcos Rojo hit Kolasinac and clumsily turned in for an own goal.

Bosnia who was panicked after the first goal somehow managed to bring their presence against Argentina. After then Bosnia backline didn’t give any space to Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero. The scoreboard reckoned 1-0 till half time.In 65th minute of the game messi showed a glimpse of his talent and puts a tremendous goal in Bosnia net. He finally made his mark on the World Cup and lit up the Maracana with his first goal in the finals for eight years.

With 5 minutes remaining in full time Vedad Ibisevic gave his team a hope after scoring his team’s first ever World Cup goal. The goal by Ibisevic was not enough to hold them up against argentina and the final score remains 2-1.

In attempt of Bosnia good Performance against Argentina Bosnia coach Safet Susic said, ‘‘The objective was to play as well as we can against Argentina, who are the favourites to win the World Cup, and I think we played a good match,”
”We played well in both halves and it was only because of the psychological pressure that we looked as if we had run out of steam a little bit in the closing stages.”


Teams’ Line up-

Argentina: Romero, Zabaleta, Campagnaro, Federico Fernandez, Garay, Rojo, Maxi Rodriguez, Mascherano, Di Maria, Messi, Aguero.
Subs: Orion, Gago, Biglia, Perez, Higuain, Augusto Fernandez, Demichelis, Palacio, Alvarez, Lavezzi, Basanta, Andujar.
Bosnia:Herzegovina: Begovic, Mujdza, Bicakcic, Spahic, Kolasinac, Besic, Hajrovic, Pjanic, Misimovic, Lulic, Dzeko.
Subs: Fejzic, Vrsajevic, Vranjes, Ibisevic, Susic, Sunjic, Ibricic, Medunjanin, Visca, Hadzic, Salihovic, Avdukic.
Referee: Joel Aguilar (Slovakia)

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