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He does not go to San Juan: ‘Papu’ Gómez will be low for Argentina-Brazil

He does not go to San Juan: ‘Papu’ Gómez will be low for Argentina-Brazil

He does not go to San Juan: ‘Papu’ Gómez will be low for Argentina-Brazil

Lima, November 15, 2021Updated on 11/15/2021 08:31 pm

News in the Argentine national team, hours before facing the South American classic against Brazil, on the 14th date of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers. On Monday night, the ‘Albiceleste’ announced that Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gómez will not be available, because of an injury.

“The footballer Alejandro Gómez suffered a left knee trauma in the game with Uruguay and, despite having trained these days, he is not fit to play tomorrow’s game. He stayed in Buenos Aires awaiting the return of the delegation “, the Argentine team detailed in a statement.

The athlete who plays in Seville in Spain is a regular replacement for coach Lionel Scaloni. In fact, on recent Friday, Gómez only had activity from minute 55 in the Montevideo Champion of the Century, when he replaced Lautaro Martínez.

Undoubtedly, a more than significant absence is also Neymar’s in the ‘Canarinha’. On the eve of the meeting, scheduled for this Tuesday, November 16 from 6:30 pm (Peruvian time) at the San Juan del Bicentenario Stadium, the Brazilian Football Confederation reported that ‘Ney’ has some discomfort in the adductors of the left thigh .

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The ‘Albiceleste’ strategist confirmed that the captain will be part of the team that collides with the representative who last week became the first from Conmebol to sign his presence in the World Cup. Of course, the DT wants the star to be in optimal conditions.

“The other day he was already well on a physical level and we decided in the end that it was best for him to play for a few minutes so that he could get a good feeling. For tomorrow it is confirmed that he will play. Hopefully he is well ”Scaloni said at the press conference.

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