23 days after start Qatar World Cupand 25. for the beginning Argentina national team In the tournament against Saudi Arabia, any compromising position by the country’s players usually raises the alarm as the date draws closer. In this case it was emiliano martínezwhile playing with Aston Villa Adverse Newcastle A severe head injury took an average of 16 minutes, which was the result of his partner hitting his knee tyrone mings, The goalkeeper tried to continue, but in the end had to change Robin Olsen At 34 when presenting symptoms of a concussion. Without Argentina on the field, the visiting team suffered a 4–0 defeat.
The Aston Villa captain and Diboo, who performed well during his time on the pitch at St James’s Park, took precautions. is that he remained active in the minutes after the blow, but after a center save from behind He threw the ball out of bounds and asked for a change, 18 minutes had passed since the unfortunate action with his partner. In between, Aston Villa doctors treated him on the floor to verify that the blow was not serious. So they let him stay in the match.
The 30-year-old from Mar del Plata is the Argentine team’s undisputed starting goalkeeper, and is preparing to play his first World Cup. So far he has played 12 matches in the Premier (as in all starters), in an erratic campaign for his team, which is closer to a position of relegation than qualifying for the European Cup, when the tournament is about to complete its first half.
Aston Villa’s road map indicates next Sunday Manchester United should get At his stadium, with his new coach Unai Emery already sitting on the bench. We’ll have to wait to find out if Martinez will be able to make it to that match. He will then play again against United – for the English League Cup, Thursday 10 – and will tour Brighton for the Premier League on Sunday, 13 November in the last game before the necessary break for the World Cup.
Last week he continued to add nicknames to the national team’s list of players that caused the least concern in the final stages of the World Cup. In European Cup matches, Guido Rodriguez (Betis) and Lisandro Martínez (Manchester United) left the pitch in their teams’ matches. None of them suffered a major setback, and as regards their outing this Saturday to Diboo Martinez: No one wants to take a risk.
Last Saturday it was revealed that Leandro Paredes, essential for Scaloni, was injured the day before Juventus’ victory over Empoli, and it would be difficult for him to play for his team again before joining the national team. parades suffer Low-grade tension in the hamstring of the left leg And for his recovery will require at least two weeks of differentiated work. Nicolas Gonzalez, the Fiorentina striker, also left the field crying a week ago, probably in fear of the seriousness of the blow he had suffered at the crossroads against Inter. The studies did not show any serious complications.
Angel Di Maria is also injured. According to a Juventus medical report, he has a minor tear that will keep him inactive for 20 days, which he reported a few days ago: “Low grade right thigh hamstring injury. It will take about 20 days to fully heal.” That way, he has room to recover and reach his debut at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. “We are very happy with him; not just because he plays well when he plays. He understands the game very well, he is a positive guy for the group”, long ago, said the national team driver.
Di Maria withdrew the wounded from the duel played on 11 October, corresponding to the fourth date of the Champions League group stage. where in the match Juventus Cayo 2 0 ex Maccabi Haifa In Israel, Argentina were to be replaced by Arkadius Milik and Lionel Scoloni began to add another concern.
There are several alarms at this stage before the World Cup that went off for DT and the selected one in that sense. The most resonant case in that case is Paulo Dybala, The victim of a tear in the left rectus femoris that would have saved her four to eight weeks of recovery, which seriously jeopardizes her appearance. The Roma striker, who scored 7 goals in 11 games this season, was injured on Sunday, 9 October for Serie A in Italy while hitting a penalty against Lecce. In any case, he was included in the initial list of 48 summons submitted by the AFA.
Protector Juan Foyth, Spain’s Villarreal is also part of the list, while recovering from a post-traumatic injury to his left knee in late August during a match with Getafe. Due to this injury, former Estudiantes de la Plata missed a friendly tour of the United States in the previous FIFA window, during which Argentina beat Honduras and Jamaica.
In addition, Scoloni is considered the goalkeeper. John Musso (Atlanta, Italy), just a month ago had an operation for a displaced fracture in a cheekbone. And one of the injured is the brilliant, author of the goal that led the team to the title in 2021 in Maracan: Angel Di Maria, He suffered a tear while playing for Juventus two weeks ago. There’s no doubt about his case: he will arrive in good shape for his debut against Saudi Arabia in Qatar on November 22 at 7 a.m. (Argentina time).
Another matter that keeps Scoloni attentive is exequiel palacios, who suffered a muscle injury in his left leg at Bayer Leverkusen on 10 September. Nevertheless, he was in Argentina’s final tour of the United States, although logically he did not participate in the victories against Honduras and Jamaica. this Saturday, xriver played again: He played 26 minutes in his team’s loss in the Bundesliga against Leipzig.
The next few weeks will be crucial to form the final grouping, the 26 names that will be part of the Qatar 2022 World Cup to be held from November 20 to December 18.