Lionel scaloni, the Argentine coach, spoke prior to the match against Colombia for the Copa América semifinal, and although he did not give any indication of the team that will start from the start, he assured that “the idea will be the same” that they expressed in the last duel against Ecuador .
“I do not have the confirmed team, there are some tired players, with discomfort. We prefer to wait until tomorrow, although not much will change from the one that came out in the last game,” said the DT.
Despite the doubts he maintains about the formation, Scaloni was clear with the situation of Cuti Romero, who dragged a discomfort in his right knee and was absent in the quarterfinals: “Germán Pezzella will surely play, we do not want to risk without being sure of have fully recovered. “
In addition, he referred to the importance of Rodrigo De Paul, the group’s hunger for glory and the strengths of Colombia.
All the phrases of the conference of the coach of the Selection:
“We are looking forward to reaching the final, the hunger of these players is evident. We are very excited. We want to reach the last match of the Copa América”
“Winning the Copa América would be a great joy, not only for me, but also for the group and all those who work with us”
“Lo Celso is fine. I don’t think the intensity will drop in the second halves”
“Penalties are an option and we must not rule it out, we must be prepared for everything”
“The maturity of the team does not depend only on the age of the players, it is reflected in how the matches are played”
“Paredes or Guido Rodríguez? I still haven’t defined it. They even showed that they can play together.”
“These players represent our flag very well”
“De Paul is in the National Team because of his performance, not because of a whim of mine. He is an important player”