After several weeks after returning to training and with some teams in activity for CONMEBOL Libertadores, some of the top flight teams in Argentine soccer had planned to continue preparing with the first friendly matches after the stoppage due to the pandemic. However, the weather situation in the Federal Capital and Greater Buenos Aires, stopped all intention.
The first match to be canceled was the one they were going to play Students from La Plata and Arsenal de Sarandí which was going to be played at the Pincha stadium, but in the face of the storm that affected the entire Metropolitan Area and the city of the diagonals, the La Plata team announced the suspension of the match without a rescheduling date.
⚽❌? Friendly Suspended: Due to weather conditions, the games scheduled for this morning before @ArsenalOficial have been canceled with no rescheduling date. Anyway, the squad will train from 9.15 in the @Hirschi Stadium ? pic.twitter.com/COGDjmyHhu
– Students of La Plata (@EdelpOficial) September 26, 2020
Another of the games to be played was that of San Lorenzo and Argentinos Juniors, where Mariano Soso’s team was going to act as the starter in the Nuevo Gasómetro, but at the last minute, both the Cyclone and the Bug announced on social networks that the match was canceled.
– Vélez Sarsfield (@Velez) September 26, 2020
In what was to be the first presentation of Mauricio Pellegrino and Javier Sanguinetti in Velez and BanfieldThe storm that fell since Friday night and continued on Saturday morning forced Fortín and Drill to suspend the game and postpone the coaches’ debut.
By last, Gymnastics, With the presence of Diego Armando Maradona, was going to be local before him Hurricane of Israel Damonte in the Estancia Chica property, but given the amount of rain that fell in the early morning and the forecast that did not show improvement in the near future, both teams also decided to cancel the clash.
Due to the heavy rains, the friendly match against @CAHuracan ?? https://t.co/VOeNpd476U
– # Gimnasia133 ?? (@gimnasiaoficial) September 26, 2020