Outside a car wash in La Paternal neighborhood of Buenos Aires, home to Diego Maradona’s first football club, Adrian Lioy, 24, sat slumped in a plastic chair. Obviously, he had expected a different outcome, and his reaction was severe.
“In the next game they have to change all the players. They need a better coach,” he said. “It was like the players were asleep.”
Nearby, Liliana Merce, 65, was sweeping leaves in front of her Maradona-themed restaurant. “What a disgrace,” she said.
She and her husband, Claudio Merce, were indignant about the would-be goals that were counted…