But Argentina are prepared to run the risk
- which makes the clash in Sapporo all the more intriguing.
On the evidence of the opening games, few would doubt that Argentina look
the better all-round team.
But England have the attacking tools to hurt the
South Americans - as Bielsa is well aware.
In addition to Owen, there is his Liverpool team-mate Heskey.
commentators normally pronounce his first name as "Emily", but their regard
for him is high.
He had an excellent game against Argentina at Wembley in February 2000.
the time Roberto Sensini was the visiting captain.
But Bielsa was forced to
replace the veteran centre back in the first half after Sensini was unable to
cope with Heskey's explosive power.
Then, as Diego Simeone put it, Argentina must also watch out for "England's
set pieces, Scholes bursting into the area, and Beckham's striking of the