Argentina defeated Bolivia 2-1 away in the world preliminaries, but the two sides continued to quarrel in the game. After the game, Messi and Bolivian forward Moreno Martins also had fierce quarrels.
In an interview after the game, Bolivia coach Farias believed that these verbal conflicts were very stupid and that Argentina won by strength.
Farias said: “Argentina is not strong in a certain player. Their tactics and overall coordination are very strong. The players have sacrificed and the coach’s organization is in place. Even though their players’ personal abilities are very strong, and It is not easy to be able to exert pressure in difficult times, but it is not easy to win the game in the plateau environment of Bolivia."
"When this happens, both sides must have done something wrong. At that time, Argentina's Samuel and Aimar yelled at me, so I yelled at them too, but after the game we apologized to each other. Verbal conflict is very stupid, and we must try to avoid doing such stupid things."
"Argentina and Brazil are regulars in the World Cup. Now they have both won both games, but we have faced them. I think the qualifiers will be divided into two parts, one is against Brazil and Argentina. We have to score more points in the next game against them."