The central defender Lucas Martínez Quarta celebrated Argentina’s 1-0 win over Ecuador on Thursday at the start of the South American Qualifiers and He trusted that for the second day, when they will face Bolivia, the Albiceleste will get the three points of the 3,640 meters of altitude of La Paz.
“It’s going to be a tough game, they get strong there. We will try to make an intelligent game to be able to take the three points“, said the brand new signing of Italian Fiorentina about the match they will play against La Verde on October 13.
The former River Plate player highlighted the importance of victory on the first day of the World Cup qualifiers, although he admitted that “you have to continue polishing details.”
“It is important to start the qualifying rounds winning. We followed the process of a campus that already had a base. I think we come from a group that has set a high bar reaching several finals. Hopefully we can equalize that, that we can achieve things, “said the 24-year-old defender on the site of the Argentine Football Association (AFA).
“It was a very difficult game. They came out to pressure. I think that beyond not being able to find our game, at times we tried and thanks to that the goal came,” he added.
“As time goes by we will feel better.r. The desire of the group was fundamental to be able to take the game forward. I think that the attitude of the team was seen and that is a point to rescue, “he said.
After beating Ecuador 1-0 on Thursday with a penalty goal from Lionel Messi, the Albiceleste resumed training on Friday and will travel to Bolivia on Sunday.