The Argentine National Team beat Peru 2-0 on the fourth date of the South American Qualifiers towards Qatar 2022 and in the match, Lautaro Martínez and Nicolás González scored. The ‘Bocha’ Batista spoke on ESPN F12 about the current situation of the Stuttgart forward and what he can continue to contribute to the Albiceleste.
“I think he earned a place in the National Team with these performances. It showed that it can be within the eleven “, emphasized the DT on the performance of the player and added:”Scaloni has to have his recognition for having given him confidence and starting position, not only as a forward, but also in the position he played against Paraguay. “
Regarding the places he can occupy on the court, he commented: “He is winger on the right or on the left, he has the possibility of playing on both sides. But in Germany he also got used to playing at the top. Can play anywhere in the attack“.
The ‘Bocha’ also highlighted the deployment that Lucas Ocampos has: “He (Nicolás González) and Ocampos, they give you a lot on offense, but also a lot on the back to help on the return“, said the DT and then remarked another characteristic of the forward who plays in the Bundesliga:” He has a very good timing when he is going to dispute the ball with the centrals, he gives you many alternatives during the game “.