The Argentine National Team will have a hard clash against Chile tonight in Santiago del Estero and the absence of Franco Armani is one of the great surprises. On FOOTBALL 90, with Sebastian Vignolo and the great team, questioned why the River Plate goalkeeper will not be in the Albiceleste goal and his place will be occupied by Emiliano Martínez, Aston Villa player in the Premier League.
From the Mother of Cities Stadium, Esteban Edul gave his point of view on the situation of the Millionaire goalkeeper and pointed out that “Scaloni found the perfect excuse to put Martinez in”, referring to the fact that the Argentine player continues to test positive for COVID-19 despite having recovered from the disease and having played a match with his team for CONMEBOL Libertadores.
For its part, Marcelo Benedetto He subscribed to his partner’s theory and added that the Argentine coach takes into account the opinion of the team’s goalkeeping coach Martin Tocalli.
In another matter, and with the names already arranged by Scaloni for the playoff match, the team of FOOTBALL 90 debated on how the Albiceleste team can stand up tactically tonight and ahead of the line of four defenders made up of Juan Foyth, Cristian Romero, Lucas Martínez Quarta and Nicolás Tagliafico, Leandro Paredes will be the absolute five, Rodrigo De Paul would be lying on the right and Lucas Ocampos on the left, Lionel Messi in front playing loose and in attack Ángel Di María accompanying Lautaro Martínez, the center forward.
Taking up the absences of some players in the starting team and in the delegation that traveled to the capital of Santiago, Sebastian Vignolo He was forceful and pointed out which players should have been in this team to face Chile: “Montiel was missing for me. Suárez has to be there, we have to wait a little longer for Angileri.”