Ricardo Gareca gave the list for the Copa América, without two historic Chileans

Ricardo Gareca gave the list for the Copa América, without two historic Chileans
Ricardo Gareca gave the list for the Copa América, without two historic Chileans

After the FIFA date, the Argentine coach defined the 26 players he will take to the continental tournament. Neither Gary Medel nor Arturo Vidal appear.

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The coach of the Chilean team, Ricardo Garecadelivered the list of 26 footballers who will participate in the America Cupwith the absence of two strongholds of the “Roja” in recent years, the defender Gary Medelwho returned to Mouthand the midfielder Arturo vidal.

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Both had already been left off the payroll with which Chili faced on Tuesday Paraguay in Santiago, in a friendly preparation match in which the locals won 3-0.

Even the Argentine coach had previously indicated that all the players are at his disposal for upcoming Chile matches, which would not rule out Gary Medel nor to Arturo vidalof the Colo Colo Chilean, for future meetings of South American Qualifiers.

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Both players are recognized for being part of the “golden generation” of Chilean football, which won two consecutive Copa América, in 2015 and 2016. In this way, the veteran forward Alexis Sanchez35 years old, and historic scorer for the ‘Roja’, will be the leader of Ricardo Gareca’s team.

History of Chile

It also included two other experienced players: striker Eduardo Vargas and the archer Claudio Bravo, who have been starters in the three games coached by the ‘Tigre’. Bravo, 41, kept a clean sheet against Albania and Paraguaywhile Vargas scored two goals against the same rivals.

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Among the new faces of Chili is the 20 year old far right Dario Osorio, who has established himself in his first season in Europe, where he scored five goals with Danish side Midtjylland. They are also Marcelino Nunez (24), midfielder for English second division Norwich who came close to reaching the Premier League, and Victor Davila (26), forward for CSKA Moscow and top scorer of the cycle Ricardo Gareca with three goals.

In the tournament that will be held in the United States from June 20 to July 13, Chili They will face Argentina, Canada and Peru in Group A, the team with which they will debut on the 21st of this month.

Source: Ambito

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