Without Lionel Messi, but following his departure to chelsea of Nicolas Tagliafico in the basis of the Argentine national football team for the friendly against Italy won.
Nicolas Tagliafico in action.
The South Americans drew the match in the stadium of Manchester City in the last fifteen minutes, through goals scored by substitute player Éver Banega and Manuel Lanzini: 2-0.
Messi was in the selection, but national coach Jorge Sampaoli kept his the biggest star on the bench. Tagliafico made in his second international match, the ninety minutes.
When Italy was Gianluigi Buffon, just under the crossbar. The forty-year goalkeeper had after missing the world cup called in to stop as international, but came back to later. Buffon played against Argentina with the aanvoerdersband to his arm 176e interland.
The goalkeeper featured in the first-half goals from Nicolas Otamendi, Tagliafico and Gonzalo Higuain. In the final stage, was Buffon still two times passed. The ‘Azzurri’ wore on their shirt a tribute to the deceased Davide every unit.