The Rio de la Plata derby is the exclusive attraction today (12) in the South American Qualifiers, with Uruguay hosting Argentina at the Campeon del Ciglo Peñarol, starting at 20:00 (GMT). The match is valid for the 13thª The Tour and Argentina are much better in the table: They are the vice president, while Uruguay appeared in the opening tour in fifth place, to pass to Repecagem.
The column lists five reasons for taking the classic style that has a little bit of everything in its history, from a Crazy decision in the World Cup in 1930 even one Draw to make life easier for both teams.
How will this Friday be?
Argentina is not defeated
The team led by Lionel Scaloni is now the longest undefeated team in the world. In all, Argentina have been unbeaten in 25 matches since a 2-0 loss to Brazil in the 2019 Copa America semi-finals. The blue-and-white historical record is 33 unbeaten matches, between 1991 and 1993, times technical Alfio Coco Basile.
The odds of maintaining the following are good. Argentina They beat Uruguay 3-0 last month at the Monumental de Nunez and overtake Celeste also in the last Copa America, bur 1 a 0.
Tabarez in danger
The legendary Uruguay coach has even quit his country, but has been in office since 2006. At the age of 74, he knows his time at the top of the national team is over, and everyone in Montevideo is expecting Celeste to be particularly tough on today’s classics. Unlike the other confrontations against Argentina, which took place at the end of the qualifiers, this confrontation still takes place with many matches, which will make Uruguay fight for the three points and not look at others more than their own efforts.
Uruguay will suffer heavy losses and will play with a team that has nothing to do with each other.
Lionel MessiAnd Paris Saint-Germain and the Argentine national team are facing difficulties in relations. The French club has complained about the ace’s call even for injury, and in the absence of an unexpected surprise, he will be chosen as a starting player next Friday, although Lack of rhythm and bruising that persisted. No one even wants to imagine what would happen in this triangle if there was a problem with Messi In the face of Uruguay’s cruelty – which, let’s face it, is the norm in Uruguay against Argentina.
The Rio da Prata derby will leave the Centenário for the first time in 91 years. The Montevideo Football Temple has been renovated in preparation for the Libertadores Final, and will make way for the Campeón del Siglo, which Penarol opened in 2016. With a capacity of 40,700 people, it is located on a highway on the outskirts of the capital and will have 75% of the stands occupied by the restrictions imposed by the Uruguayan Football Association ( AUF).
Dybala and Suarez
The Juventus player is expected to add a few minutes into the second half, something that did not happen with Scaloni. His last appearance with Blue and White came in less time than many imagine, in the 3-1 match against Venezuela in November, lasting just 10 minutes.
Luis Suarez also draws attention to see what he will do against Argentina, a frequent opponent in his career and cause for concern due to the burden of the ‘saviour’ role he will have to play due to the many embezzlement in his team. The main victims in Uruguay are Edison Cavani, Nicolas de la Cruz, Sebastian Coates, Federico Valverde, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, Darwin Nunez, Maximiliano Gomez and Matías Vina. Goalkeeper Muslera suspects a crooked finger.
Argentina: Draw Martinez. Nahuel Molina, Coti Romero, Nicholas Otamendi and Marcos Acuña; Rodrigo de Paul, Guido Rodriguez, Giovanni Lo Celso; Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martinez. idiomatic: Lionel Scaloni
Uruguay: Martin Campania, Giovanni Gonzalez, Diego Godin, Jose Maria Jimenez, Joaquín Péquez; Nahitan Nández, Rodrigo Bentancur, Matías Vecino and Lucas Torreira; Facundo Torres (Brian Rodriguez) and Luis Suarez. idiomatic: Oscar Tabarez
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