Argentine win their friendly, Messi scores
For the first time since winning the World Cup, Lionel Messi's Argentina were back on the pitch. The Albiceleste won 2-0 in a friendly against Panama.
Messi scored his team's second goal with a wonderful free kick into the top corner. It's Messi's 800th goal in all competitions.
ARGENTINA - PANAMA : 2-0 (0-0)
Estadio Mas Monumental (Buenos Aires)
Goals: Almada (78') and Messi (89').
ARGENTINA: E. Martinez, Otamendi (Li. Martinez, 46'), Tagliafico (Acuña, 69'), Molina, Romero, Di Maria (Dybala, 60'), De Paul, Mac Allister (Almada, 46'), Fernandez (Paredes, 60'), Messi, Alvarez (La. Martinez ,46'). Coach: L. Scaloni.
PANAMA: Guerra, Peralta, Ramos, Anderson, Fariña (Hernandez, 68') Murrillo (Camargo, 76'), Galvan (Casazola, 69'), Gudiño (Moran, 67'), Stephens, Cordoba (Browne, 46'), Quintero (Medina, 46'). Coaches: T. Christiansen and J. Dely Valdes.