Sergio ‘Kun’ Aguero warns Argentina to not underestimate Mexico forward of their Group C World Cup conflict on November 26, labeling El Tri as a ‘harmful’ opponent.
“Argentina has a a lot better probability to win it, however Mexico has these video games. Perhaps they play their finest recreation in opposition to Argentina,” he mentioned to ESPN.
“All of a sudden they play you want by no means earlier than, that is why I believe Mexico is harmful. Then you definitely see Mexico in opposition to a rustic that’s inferior and finally ends up dropping, however with large groups, they play you want by no means earlier than.”
The previous Argentina determine went on to emphasise Mexico will enter the worldwide in a mediocre second, profitable simply two of their final 5 pleasant matches. However he insists El Tri’s document solely makes them stronger.
“Mexico is extra harmful when it’s not in a very good second.”
The 2 nations final confronted one another in a World Cup setting in 2010, the place La Albiceleste triumphed over El Tri 3-1 to advance to the quarter finals. Argentina additionally defeated Mexico in 2006, profitable 2-1 within the spherical of 16.
However Mexico vows to return again stronger.
“Now we have additionally discovered to work on taking part in defensively, to see how we are able to get out shortly from the again. Argentina, primarily based on the outcomes they’ve obtained, every time really feel extra assured taking part in additional ahead and with extra management of the ball than they did in 2019 once we performed in opposition to them [in a friendly].”
El Tri will kick off the match on November 22 in opposition to Poland, earlier than confronting Group C opponents Argentina and Saudi Arabia.