Gonzalo Montieldefender of Spanish Seville and the Argentine national team world champion in Qatar 2022, was disaffected from the team he leads lionel scaloni for the Asia tour due to injury, the AFA reported.
For the next FIFA date, Argentina will face Australia in Beijing, China, next Thursday June 15, already Indonesia in the capital, Jakarta, on Monday the 19th.
The world champions will not be able to count on Montiel, author of the last penalty in the definition from the twelve steps against France, due to a muscle discomfort he felt two days ago in the match against Real Sociedad in the Spanish LaLiga.
Montiel, who comes from consecrating himself champion of the UEFA Europa League Against Rome, in Budapest (he converted the penalty that gave Seville the Cup), he would not have a replacement in the National Team for logistical reasons.
“We are going to assess if we add someone. We are out of time, it is such a complicated date for travel, that the player who could come, maybe he will arrive with just enough. We will surely stay like this”explained Scaloni about the loss of Montiel.
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