Argentina’s players accompanied the Brazil’s thrashing of South Korea through the round of 16 of the World Cup. Within the Albiceleste concentration, the victory of Tite’s team provoked different reactions among the cast, but there was no one surprised by the performance of the South Americans.
According to sources heard by “Olé”, the Hermanos admitted that Brazil “played very well” and that the team stood out for its “speed and intensity” in the match. While some were impressed, others just watched the duel without any comment being made.
The Canarinha thrashing did not go unnoticed in Argentina’s concentration, although the level shown by Brazil did not surprise the Albiceleste. There is an understanding that Tite’s team has players in a good moment (with highlights for Neymar, Vini Jr and Raphinha).
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Before thinking about a hypothetical semifinal against Brazil, Lionel Scaloni’s men are focused on the game against the Netherlands, this Friday. The Argentine squad has respect for the Clockwork Orange and they see that the Europeans play with less pressure in the World Cup.
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But the truth is that the Superclassic of the Americas is getting closer and closer to happening and a climate for confrontation is being created. In the neighboring press, the duel between the South Americans has already begun to be projected even before the teams advanced from the quarterfinals.