Carlos Gruezo joined the squad of the Ecuadorian National Team for the quarterfinal match of the Copa América against Argentina.
Germany’s Augsburg player arrived at the concentration of Goiânia and it is already under the command of Gustavo Alfaro’s coaching staff. He will replace Damián Díaz, disqualified by CONMEBOL and CIEVS.
Gruezo could also replace Moisés Caicedo, who was injured against Brazil and would no longer play.
After being left out of the Copa América list, the player emerged from Liga de Quito will finally be in the championship and could play this Saturday against Argentina.
🔴Carlos Gruezo joined the concentration in Goiânia and is under the orders of the coaching staff; He does it, instead of Damián Díaz, due to the disqualification of CONMEBOL and CIEVS, an issue that was reported in previous days 📣⚽️ pic.twitter.com/oBTS4roEvz
– La Tri (@LaTri) June 29, 2021
Gustavo Alfaro’s team achieved qualification after the historic draw against Brazil. Ended fourth in his group with three points thanks to the draws against the host, Peru and Venezuela. He did not win and only fell with Colombia in the debut.
A) Yes, will collide with the leader of the other zone. Argentina arrives undefeated, with three victories and a draw, against Chile in its presentation. He beat Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.
La Tri will meet again with La Albiceleste on Saturday, July 3 at 20 in Quito in Goiânia, the same opponent from the first match of the Alfaro cycle, at the start of the Playoffs. On that occasion, they lost 1-0 in Buenos Aires due to Lionel Messi’s penalty goal.