Iceland hold Argentina to 1-1 draw as Messi misses penalty


"It's a disgrace. Not having prepared for the match knowing that Iceland are all 1.90m tall", the 1986 World Cup victor told Venezuelan television.

Sergio Aguero had given the twice world champions the lead after 19 minutes of the Group D match.

Midfielder Christian Cueva missed a penalty for Los Incas to compound their misery.

Maradona watched from the stands in gold-tinted glasses as current captain Lionel Messi had a second-half penalty saved that would have sunk the well-organised World Cup debutants.

"That puts more pressure on them than us but, as with all big teams, I am sure they will not cave because they are very used to pressure and every game is a big game for them".

Messi was looking to match the impact his old rival Cristiano Ronaldo has made on the tournament - the Portuguese scored a sensational hat-trick against Spain on Friday night.

Messi placed his shot to the right of Hannes Halldorsson, but the Iceland goalkeeper dived and got two hands behind the ball.

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While fans are thrilled to cheer on Lionel Messi in the 2018 World Cup, the Argentine athlete has revealed that he's unsure if this will be his last one.

Dalic said he would also sit down with Real Madrid pair Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic to get their input on approaches for dealing with five-time World Player of the Year Messi.

Croatia has a chance to take control of this group after beating up on Nigeria, 2-0. "It could have given us the lead and that could have changed the match", Messi said.

It was another extraordinary result in the history of Iceland, who famously dumped England out of Euro 2016.

"Luckily for us the system was there", Griezmann said.

The inspiration behind Argentina's 1986 title triumph was accused of pulling at the corner of his eyes, a move widely accepted as being racist, when a group of fans waved at him after he took in his country's 1-1 draw in Moscow. "I'm not thinking about that now".

Having had his 14-month ban for taking cocaine overturned just weeks before the World Cup started, Guerrero, 34, started on the bench in Saransk amid questions about his fitness.