The list of the Argentine national team for the friendlies prior to the Copa América 2024

The list of the Argentine national team for the friendlies prior to the Copa América 2024
The list of the Argentine national team for the friendlies prior to the Copa América 2024

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One month before the start of the Copa América 2024, Lionel Scaloni made official this Monday, with surprises, the list of players summoned to the Argentine national team for the friendlies that will be played prior to the continental tournament: Sunday, June 9 against Ecuador at the Soldier Field stadium in Chicago and Friday the 14th vs. Guatemala at the FedEX Field in Washington DC.

Among the archers is Geronimo Rulli rather Walter Benitez, who had saved in the victory against Costa Rica and it was speculated that he would beat the Ajax player for the most important event of the season. In defense they return Gonzalo Montiel, Marcos Acuña and Lucas Martínez Quarta. Besides, Lisandro Martínez is in a position to play – he could not do so on the last tour – while Valentine Boat He has another chance to show that he deserves to be in the United States event.

Paulo Dybala, the big absentee from Lionel Scaloni’s list for the friendlies prior to the 2024 Copa AméricaGLYN KIRK – AFP

In the midfield there are no big surprises beyond the absence of Facundo Buonanotte. Exequiel Palacios returns after an injury that sidelined him from the last tour and Guido Rodriguez He held his place despite the great moment of Ezequiel Fernandez in Boca Juniors. ‘Equi’, if not called to the Copa América, will be one of Argentina’s representatives at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Finally, among the forwards he is conspicuous by his absence Paulo Dybalawho this Sunday came on as a substitute in Rome’s 1-0 victory over Genoa. Those who are there are Lionel Messi, Ángel Di María, Alejandro Garnacho, Lautaro Martínez and Julián Álvarez next to Angel Correaanother of those who was mentioned again after his great end to the season at Atlético Madrid and fights to be in the Copa América.

The encounters vs. Ecuador and Guatemala will be decisive for Scaloni to define the list of 26 players who will compete in the Copa América. There is a particularity: by regulation, each team must present a preliminary list on June 5 and the final roster on the 12th. Argentina will face the Central American team on the 14th, that is, two days after the deadline. Is it a sign that the 26 players who will be in the top continental tournament will come from this list of 29?

16 teams from the South American Football (Conmebol) and North American, Central American and Caribbean Football (Concacaf) confederations will participate in the championship, who will compete for the trophy held by the Argentine team. Precisely the albiceleste is one of the top favorites for victory and will star in the opening match, corresponding to the first date of group A, on June 20 vs. Canada at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Lionel Messi and Ángel Di María are number one in the Argentine team for the Copa América 2024Icon Sportswire – Icon Sportswire

Then, On Tuesday, June 25, Chile will be its rival at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, while On the last day, on Saturday the 29th, they will face Peru MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. If you achieve first or second place, you will qualify for the quarterfinals and play against an opponent from zone B (Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela or Jamaica). The teams that chance placed in zones C (United States, Uruguay, Panama and Bolivia) and D (Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay and Costa Rica or Honduras) will only face them if they agree to the July 14 definition at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

All Argentina matches can be seen live on television through DSports, TyC Sports and Telefé. that acquired the rights that Public TV had to broadcast all the commitments of the last champion. Within this framework, the options to watch the games online will be the digital platforms DGO, TyC Sports Play, Flow and Telecentro Play. In addition, you can follow minute by minute with statistics updated in real time at campollena.com.

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