After historic qualification for the World Cup grand final in Qatar, The Argentina national team enjoyed their second day off so far from competition this Wednesday. With a view to ease the physical and emotional burden after the win against Croatia, the coaching staff headed by Lionel Scaloni has asked its players to stay at the Qatar University campus or go out to enjoy the day with their family and friends. Gave freedom ,
captain lionel messi favorite did not leave the property and was visited by a delegation of about 20 people Which included his wife, their three children, his parents, brothers, nephews and some family friends. they also chose to stay Alexis McAllister, Nicolas Tagliafico, Paulo Dybala, Alejandro “Papu” Gomez and Geronimo Rulli. rather than, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Lautaro Martinez, Enzo Fernandez, Angel Di Maria and Franco ArmanI, among others, went out for lunch and walks with family and friends to try to clear my mind after the semifinals and before the definition Sunday at 12 noon in Argentina, against no less than France, Upon everyone’s return, the traditional barbeque that is made in the days following matches and the soccer players retire to their rooms to rest.
For the final, Scaloni will have 25 men out of 26 in his available squad. No player is knocked out and Messi and De Paul will be back from the start even if they are not at their best. And it will be necessary to see what decision is taken regarding inclusion or not Angel Di Maria, Joe was on the bench against the Croats, but was saved. Italy’s Juventus player, who didn’t even play against Australia and added just a few minutes against the Netherlands, could be among the starters or go to the bank.
After completing the date of suspension due to accumulation of warnings, full-back Gonzalo Montiel and Marcos Acuña will be in focus once again, rather than, “Papu” Gomez is the only player training differently He was ruled out of the matches against the Netherlands and Croatia due to a sprained ankle. It will be necessary to see what his development is but the priority is the only one who can be absent from the final.
This Thursday, the national team will begin its preparations for the final, but the work will be light and undemanding. As is his custom, Scaloni will evaluate possible changes, Argentina’s performance was very satisfactory and, in theory, the team that crushed Croatia could be repeated. But the line of five with which Argentina ended up playing can also be put together. It will all be based on the remaining three drills ahead of Sunday’s Grand Final at Doha’s Lusail Stadium., when Argentina faces France, an opponent that, like Croatia, Russia knows from its time in 2018: at that time it was a 4-3 victory for the Europeans in the round of 16. Getting revenge and putting the world title on the line wouldn’t be a bad thing at all.