Argentina already has the list of those called up for friendly matches against the Mexico team – La Opinion

Argentina already has the list of those called up for friendly matches against the Mexico team – La Opinion

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The technical director of the Argentina Under 23 national team, Javier ‘El Jefecito’ Macherano, announced the list of the players called up for the two friendly matches that the albiceleste will play against Mexico, with a view to what will be the next Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which will take place starting on July 26 and will culminate on August 11 of the year in course.

When and where will the games be?

The first confrontation will take place on Friday, March 22 in the city of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, at the El Encanto Stadium, while the second match against the Aztec warriors will take place on Monday, March 25 in Puebla, at the Cuauhtémoc Stadium facilities.

The most outstanding players in the call

The names that come to life in the list made by Javier Mascherano They have prominent names that it is almost a fact that they will be part of the Olympic event in Paris 2024, such as Matías Soulé and Nicolás Paz; The first of them is a 20-year-old midfielder who headed from Juventus to Frosinone on loan for the current season and has a total of 10 goals and 2 assists to his name in 29 games played.

In Paz’s case, he is still part of the Real Madrid Castilla squad. and has had the chance to play games with the first team, even scoring a goal against Napoli in the UEFA Champions League.

Another player who is on the list of those called up is the recent signing of Inter Miami from the United States., Federico Redondo, as well as Thiago Almada as another Argentine representative of Major League Soccer. This part was seen watching action in the Under 23 Olympic Qualifiers held in Venezuela and which ended with the albiceleste qualifying for the Olympic event in Paris.

In addition, the presence of Federico Redondo, recent hiring of Inter Miami of the United States, stands out., added to Thiago Almada as the two representatives provided by Major League Soccer (MLS). Their names were part of the Under 23 Olympic Pre-Olympic held in Venezuela, which ended with qualification for the Olympic event in Paris.

Other names that also stand out on the Argentine list They are those of Leandro Brey, Cristian Medina or Luciano Gondou, among other footballers.

Of the 23 footballers chosen by Mascherano12 belong to Argentine soccer and 9 play abroad.

Complete call for the Argentine Sub 23:

Archers: Leandro Brey (Boca Juniors) and Fabricio Iacovich (Students);

Defenders: Joaquín García (Vélez), Gonzalo Luján (San Lorenzo), Ian Glavinovich (Newell’s), Aaron Quirós (Banfield), Marco Pellegrino (Salernitana, Italy) and Román Vega (Argentinos Juniors);

Midfielders: Federico Redondo (Inter Miami, United States), Juan Sforza (Vasco da Gama, Brazil), Alan Varela (Porto, Portugal), Cristian Medina (Boca Juniors), Thiago Almada (Atlanta United, United States), Claudio Echeverri (River Plate), Matías Soulé (Frosinone, Italy) and Nicolás Paz (Real Madrid, Spain);

Forwards: Luciano Gondou (Argentinos Juniors), Santiago Castro (Bologna, Italy), Pablo Solari (River Plate), Lucas Beltrán (Fiorentina, Italy) and Juan Nardoni (Racing).

Argentina Itinerary

Tuesday 3/19: arrival in Mexico.
Wednesday 3/20: training.
Thursday 3/21: training.
Friday 3/22: Friendly 1
Saturday 3/23: Training schedule to be confirmed.
Sunday 3/24: training.
Monday 3/25: Friendly 2.
Tuesday 3/26: Return to places of origin.

Match history Sub 23 Argentina vs Mexico

Argentina and Mexico have faced each other a total of four times in official tournaments, all in the Pan American Games., with a record of two wins for the Albiceleste, a draw and a victory for the Aztec Tricolor. The last time that both U-23 National Teams met was in 2019 when they met in a pair of preparation matches held in the same way in Mexico, in the cities of Pachuca and Ciudad Juárez, with ties in both matches.

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