The Brazilian Football Confederation is still keen to confirm the holding of the Brazil-Argentina match in Australia, and the Argentines hope to succeed in their appeal to FIFA, But the Australians announced Tuesday night – local time on the other side of the world – the date, venue and time of the South American Classic.
Brazil vs Argentina on June 11 at 7:30 pm local time at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne. The stage that hosted a friendly duel between the contenders in 2017, when Argentina won 1-0 – Messi’s goal.
Australian stadium decorated to welcome Brazil and Argentina in Melbourne in 2017 – Photo: Alexandre Lusetti
Despite the announcement, there are still expectations of commitment confirmation, as Argentina will play on June 1 against Italy – in a duel between the champions of each continent – and in theory, they will release their players on June 7..
The Brazilian team has progressed well in its negotiations to face South Korea and Japan, on the soil of South Korea and Japan, and wanted to face Argentina on the eleventh day – the date announced by the Australians. Including comments from the Australian Minister of State and CEO of MGC Stadium, which will also host matches from English clubs in July.
Tickets, according to the Australian statement, will go on sale Thursday, the 21st – in 2017, nearly 100,000 people went to watch “superclassic,” the name of the game that Pitch has promoted since 2011. The cabin is already for sale, starting at AUD$495 – about 1700 BRL in Brazilian currency..
Argentina wanted to face Brazil on June 4 – which would render the Brazilian national team’s other commitments against the Koreans and Japanese futile.
Argentina has appealed to FIFA to take points from the suspended match, and there is still no decision from the Swiss court on the issue. The two South American teams have a contract with Pitch anticipating another friendly duel between Brazil and Argentina.
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