Saturday, 16 June 2018

Argentina 1-1 Iceland: Lionel Messi misses second-half penalty

Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty as Iceland secured a famous 1-1 draw with Argentina in their Group D clash on Saturday.

Sergio Aguero opened the scoring after just 19 minutes with a brilliant finish, the Manchester City striker's first goal at the World Cup in his third tournament.

Iceland were soon level though through Alfred Finnbogason's close-range finish, his country's first-ever goal in the World Cup finals.
However, it still took an excellent save from Hannes Halldorsson to keep out Messi's 64th-minute penalty, the first time the Barcelona playmaker had ever missed a spot-kick for his country.

SKY        Sport.

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