When does Argentina play vs. Canada, for the Copa América 2024: day, time and TV

When does Argentina play vs. Canada, for the Copa América 2024: day, time and TV
When does Argentina play vs. Canada, for the Copa América 2024: day, time and TV


This Thursday, from 9 p.m. (Argentine time), the national team debuts in the Copa América 2024 against Canada, in a match corresponding to group A. The match, which is refereed by Venezuelan Jesús Valenzuela, is played at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, United States, and can be seen live on television through TyC Sports, Telefé, Public TV and DSports. In addition, there is the possibility of following minute by minute with statistics updated in real time at campollena.com.

The team led by Lionel Scaloni reaches the official competition after two victories on the last FIFA date. First they defeated Ecuador by the slightest difference in Chicago thanks to a goal from Ángel Di María, and then they beat Guatemala 4 to 1 with doubles from Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martínez, in a friendly played in Maryland. The rival of the debut, unlike Argentina, faced Senior opponents in the run-up to the continental tournament: Netherlands and France. Its worst version was seen against the Dutch team, against which lost 4 to 0, while the one that could perhaps get closer to its best side, showed itself in the draw 0 to 0 against the last runner-up in the world.

Ángel Di María will play his last Copa América: ‘Fideo’ says goodbye to the Argentine teamPaul Beaty – FR36811 AP

Looking ahead to the debut in the Copa América, in which the Argentine team will try to defend the title obtained in 2021, Scaloni has more certainties than doubts, but there is a sector of the playing field that generates headaches at the time of assembling the starting eleven, although not precisely because of negative aspects, but on the contrary. In half the court There are seven players for three positions, most of them with an unbeatable presence in Europe’s main leagues.

Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes and Giovani Lo Celso is the formula that won the Copa América 2021; while De Paul, Enzo Fernández and Alexis Mac Allister was the trio that ended up celebrating at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. They are joined by Exequiel Palacios, an immovable piece of the historic Bayer Leverkusen that won the Bundesliga undefeated and perhaps the best Argentine midfielder of the season. Finally, Guido Rodríguez also appears, although his characteristics – different from those of the other six – require a specific scenario to enter.

Rodrigo De Paul is a fixture in the middle of the field: he has been a starter since Scaloni has been the coachMITCHELL LEFF – GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA

With a view to the duel against Canada, De Paul, the ‘Motorcito’, named like this by his own companions for his tireless coming and going, It seems to be a set number. The main unknown is knowing who will be number 5. Paredes lost the place with Enzo almost two years ago in Qatar, but he has a great present And, furthermore, it is clear that the Chelsea footballer, who is already at 100% physically after undergoing surgery for an inguinal hernia, feels better looser and freer to reach the rival area. The third in question is Mac Allister, whom Jurgen Klopp, former Liverpool coach, became a central midfielder: Scaloni tried him in that position in several friendlies this year.

On the main sports prediction platforms around the planet, The Argentine team has a wide advantage to win the debut in the Copa América this Thursday. If this is achieved, the betting houses pay odds of just 1.29 against the 10.50 that are paid for a hypothetical victory for Canada. The tie, for its part, is trading around 5.60.


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