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Wednesday June 25 2014
Sabella looks to Messi and Lavezzi

Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella hailed Lionel Messi and Ezequiel Lavezzi after Sergio Aguero’s injury scare.

“Players like Messi surprise you and yet they don’t,” smiled the Coach to FIFA after a 3-2 victory over Nigeria.

“He always comes up with something new. He’s so great that one thinks they can do what we can’t expect.”

The Albiceleste side lost Sergio Aguero to a thigh injury that puts him at risk for the Round of 16, but ex-Napoli striker Pocho Lavezzi impressed as a substitute.

“We have forwards who can be brought in. Pocho came in today, was very active and did a great job. We had 30 minutes to go and we changed the system.”

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