Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Martin Demichelis and Martin Palermo scored make Argentina make is not invincible : Argentina 2-0 Greece
Martin Demichelis and Martin Palermo scored second-half goals Tuesday to help Argentina beat Greece 2-0 at the World Cup and earn first place in Group B.
Argentina will play Mexico in the round of 16, while Greece has been eliminated.
Argentina left seven regular starters on the bench and created few good chances against the Greek defense.
Lionel Messi was given the captain's armband for the first time, making him the youngest Argentina captain ever at 22.
Team Line-Ups :
Argentina : Sergio Romero, Martin Demichelis, Clemente Juan Rodriguez, Nicolas Burdisso, Nicolas Otamendi, Mario Bolatti, Juan Sebastian Veron, Maximiliano Maxi Rodriguez (Angel Di Maria, 63), Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero (Javier Pastore, 76), Diego Alberto Milito (Martin Palermo, 80)
Greece : Alexandros Tzorvas, Vaggelis Moras, Avraam Papadopoulos, Loukas Vyntra, Vassilis Torosidis (Christos Patsatzoglou, 55), Sotirios Kyrgiakos, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Alexandros Tziolis, Giorgos Karagounis (Nikos Spiropoulos, 46), Konstantinos Katsouranis (Sotirios Ninis, 54), Georgios Samaras
Labels: World Cup 2010