The squad of Mouth He returned to training after having had Sunday off and the coach Jorge Almiron The week began with good news, given that the defender Nicolas Valentini He worked alongside his teammates five days before the final of the Copa Libertadores against Fluminense.
Valentini suffered trauma to his left legdamn that left him on the sidelines of the game with Students from La Plataalthough he was among those initially called up, but this Monday he practiced normally and would be in the game on Saturday from 5 p.m. (Argentine time) in the legendary Maracana stadium.
The presence of the central marker is not a minor detail, mainly because Almiron will not be able to count on Marcos Rojowho was sent off in the semifinals with Palmeiras and will miss the decisive clash for the continental competition.
They wait for Darío Benedetto’s recovery
This way, Valentini would accompany Nicolás Figal in the rearwhile the other unknown was the physical situation of the forward Dario Benedetto.
Benedetto retired 7 minutes into the first half in the match with Racing following a contracture in the adductor of the left leg.
Although this morning he did not train on the grounds of Ezeiza and carried out kinesiology work, the attacker would be part of the roster that will travel next Wednesday to Brazil for the final of the Copa Libertadoresalthough he would occupy a place on the substitutes’ bench.
With five days left until the meeting with Fluminensethe eleventh of Mouth They would integrate it: Sergio Romero; Luis Advíncula, Nicolás Figal, Nicolás Valentini, Frank Fabra; Cristian Medina, Guillermo Fernández, Ezequiel Fernández, Valentín Barco; Miguel Merentiel and Edinson Cavani.
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