Argentina, Mexico’s rival in the World Cup, thrashes Honduras | Video

The Argentina national team scoring 3-0 to Honduraswith a great performance by Leo Messiin a friendly match played in Miami, Florida, this Friday.

The Mexican team will face the ‘albiceleste’ in the group stage of Qatar World Cup 2022 on Saturday November 26.

Argentina opened the scoring after 16 minutes, with a shot inside the goal area Lautaro Martinezafter a precise long pass from Messi and later a low center of Alexander Gomez.

Messi scored his first goal in the 45th minute through a penalty, after a foul inside the area committed by Hector Castellanos a Giovani LoCelso.

The Paris Saint Germain striker completed his brace in the 69th minute with a subtle shot over the Honduran goalkeeper Luis Lopez.

Argentina will be measured in their next friendly match against Jamaica on Tuesday, September 27. While, Mexico will face Peru this Saturday, September 24, also in a preparation duel for the World Cup.

In the world CupArgentina is in the Group C with Poland, Mexico and Saudi Arabia, while Honduras did not qualify for the competition that will be played during November and December in Qatar.

(With information from Reuters)