Qualifying for the World Cup in Qatar already sure does not weigh down a derby between Brazil and Argentina. This Tuesday (16), at 20:30 (GMT), South American rivals will duel at the Bicentenrio Stadium in the city of San Juan, Argentina for the 14th round of the qualifiers. The match will be broadcast live national radio, With narration by Andre Marx, comments by Mario Silva, reporting by Mauricio Costa and News Shift with Bruno Mendes.
The duel pits the top two of the qualifying tournament against each other. Unbeaten, Brazil leads with 34 points (11 wins and one draw) and has the best attack (27) and the least leaked defense (four). Argentina also do not know what to lose in contention and are in second place with 28 points (eight wins and four draws).
Despite resolving Brazil’s life towards the Cup, Tite called off the final training session on Monday (15) before traveling to Argentina, releasing only the record. warming images In the broadcast of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) channel on YouTube. On Sunday (14), the coach outlined the possible formation he would send to the field this Tuesday with three news stories of the team that beat Colombia 1-0 last Friday (12) at the Neo Quimica Arena in So Paulo. About: Defender Thiago Silva, Defensive midfielder Casemiro (suspended) and Forward Gabriel Jesus replaced Eder Militao, Fabinho and Matthias Cunha respectively.
The only difference will be Neymar in this team, as the striker felt pain in his left thigh in training on Monday (15) and did not even travel to San Juan. possible replacement would be Vinicius Junior, which also works on the left side. Thus, the selection will have to face Argentina with Alisson, Danilo, Eder Militao, Marquinhos and Alex Sandro; Fabinho, Fred and Lucas Paqueta; Rafinha, Matthias Cunha and Vinicius Jr.
Four players from this potential squad were on the field in the last clash against Argentina on 10 July this year, which was a bitter memory for the Brazilians. That day, Brazil were beaten 1–0 by their biggest rivals in the decision of the Copa América in the Maracan. Danilo, Marquinhos, Fred and Lucas Paqueta started in Rio de Janeiro, while Vinicius Junior replaced Everton Cebolinha in the second half.
Angel Di Maria’s goal, still in the early stages, confirms fellow striker Lionel Messi’s first title wearing the Alviceleste shirt. The Paris Saint-Germain (France) star has been confirmed as a starter by coach Lionel Scaloni. Shirt has recovered from 10 knee and hamstring injuries, leaving him out of the French team’s last two commitments. Protected, he played only 14 minutes in last Friday’s 1-0 win over Uruguay, at the Campion del Siglo stadium in the Uruguay capital, Montevideo.
If they beat Brazil, Argentina will be reassured in Qatar if Uruguay, in sixth place, does not beat Bolivia at the Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz’s capital, La Paz, this Tuesday at 17:00. Possible formation will be similar to Copa America final: Emiliano Martinez; Gonzalo Montiel, Cristian Romero, Nicolas Otamendi and Marcos Acuna; Leandro Paredes, Giovanni Lo Celso and Rodrigo de Paul; Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez and Angel Di Maria.
The first meeting after the Copa America would have taken place on 5 September, but The match at the Neo Quimica Arena has been postponed The game was interrupted by the National Health Monitoring Agency (ANVISA) and federal police, with five minutes of the ball rolling. According to Anvisa, this decision was taken because four players of the Argentine team went on the field even with the agency’s determination that they should follow the isolation in the hotel. They reportedly failed to comply with Brazil’s hygiene rules to control the pandemic of the new coronavirus (Covid-19), according to which “foreign travelers who have traveled from the United Kingdom, South Africa, Northern Ireland and India in the last 14 days have passed. Prohibited to enter Brazil”.