Messi puts Argentina 1-0 ahead at half-time!
It just had to be Lionel Messi on his 1000th appearance!
Australia will be very disappointed to go in a goal behind. They’ve done everything right, have hardly given Argentina any space to work with in the final third, goalkeeper Mathew Ryan has had almost nothing to do.
I used the words *hardly* and *almost* deliberately there as *hardly* and *almost* are usually not quite enough when Messi is on…