Early Team News: Argentina VS Brazil

Messi & Neymar at Argentina VS Brazil Match
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Argentina will play tomorrow against their biggest rival, Brazil. This Super Classico match will be played at Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, home of Argentina. The clash between the two teams was canceled earlier due to Covid restrictions. After all, tomorrow Argentina will host Brazil to play the World Cup Qualifier.

In the South America zone, Brazil are at the top of the table with 34 points. On the other hand, Argentina are 2nd, six points behind Brazil. Tomorrow’s match is a big chance for Argentina to get closer to the table topper.

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It will be a big blow for Brazil because their superstar Neymar will miss the match due to injury. Neymar reported feeling pain in the adductor region of his left thigh. After the physio report, Brazil have released an official statement. They said,

Neymar Jr said he felt insecure about the situation and as there is not enough time to carry out complementary exams the technical commission decided to rest the player who will not travel with the team to San Juan, location of Tuesday’s game against Argentina.

On the other side, Argentina will have a full-fit squad ahead of the Wednesday clash. Lionel Messi played only 15 minutes against Uruguay. The Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni is expecting Messi to play from the starting of the game.  He said,

He was physically fit the other day, and in the end, we decided that the best thing was for him to play a few minutes so that he could get a feel for it, and he is confirmed to play tomorrow.It’s going to be a very difficult game. They are the team that leads the qualifiers and they are already through to the finals.

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Both teams are in excellent form as they continue showing their brilliant performance in every game. Anyway, Argentina are unbeaten in their last 26 matches. They beat Uruguay on Saturday by 1-0.

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After losing the Copa America final to Argentina, Brazil are unbeaten in their last six matches. They have also won against Colombia on Friday. Fans are expecting a very competitive clash between the two teams as they are in good form.