Messi injured on return as Argentina lose 3-1 to Venezuela

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Messi injured on return as Argentina lose 3-1 to Venezuela

Lionel Messi came back to Argentina obligation out of the blue since the World Cup on Friday yet it was a frustrating trip for the forward as they lost 3-1 to Venezuela and he was governed out of their next match with a crotch issue. 

Messi demonstrated flashes of splendor yet it was not his night as Venezuela put three past their progressively renowned adversaries out of the blue with objectives from Salomon Rondon, Jhon Murillo and Josef Martinez. Lautaro Martinez got Argentina's encouragement. 


Messi completed the match however felt some agony in his crotch and will sit out Tuesday's cordial against Morocco in Tangier, the Argentine Football Association said after the amusement. 

The damage, depicted as an erupt of a current issue, was not thought to be not kidding. Midfielder Gonzalo Martinez will likewise miss the Morocco coordinate with a thigh strain. 

Venezuela had just beaten Argentina once in 23 past experiences, however they got the ideal begin following five minutes when Rondon cut down a long go inside the container and smashed a shot past guardian Franco Armani. 

Rondon ought to have made it two with a header in the 40th however the second objective was just minutes away as Murillo exploited a brisk free kick to rush to the edge of the crate and twist an exquisite right-foot shot into the most distant corner of the net. 

Lautaro Martinez completed off a heavenly counter assault to maneuver Argentina once again into the diversion following 59 minutes yet their expectations were brief and Venezuela's Josef Martinez made it 3-1 from the punishment spot with a fourth of an hour remaining. 

"In the main half we made possibilities yet they scored twice when we committed errors," said Lautaro Martinez. "In the second half we progressed admirably and moved the ball about yet they got that punishment. We have to continue improving." 

Argentina face Morocco in Tangier on Tuesday, while Venezuela's next face Catalonia in Girona on Monday.