Lionel Scaloni has seven players defined for the debut against Canada

Lionel Scaloni has seven players defined for the debut against Canada
Lionel Scaloni has seven players defined for the debut against Canada

The Argentine National Team He trained for the second consecutive day in Atlanta with his sights set on debut of the Copa América 2024, next Thursday against Canada, but the albiceleste technical director, Lionel Scaloni He has some doubts in the assembly of the team.

Among them are knowing how the midfield will be formed and who will be the area forward, Julián Álvarez or Lautaro Martínez.

The Argentine National Team He prepared intensely in the afternoon training at the complex of the Kennesaw University, located in Atlanta, the venue for the first meeting of the contest.

The practice began with exercises in the gym, showing the meticulousness of the coaching staff in every aspect of the preparation.

In the stands of the Fifth Third Bank stadium, some fans could be seen, both American and Argentine, who encouraged and supported the team since it was open doors.

Among the main doubts of Scaloni The composition of the midfield and the central forward are found.

The bow is secured with Emiliano “Dibu” Martínez and the defensive sides are already confirmed: on the right Nahuel Molina and on the left Nicolas Tagliafico. Both won the position from Gonzalo Montiel and Marcos Acuña. Meanwhile, the two central defenders are immovable: Cristian Romero, Nicolás Otamendi

In the midfield, Enzo Fernández, Leandro Paredes and Alexis Mac Allister They seek to secure two positions to accompany Rodrigo DePaul, in case of opting for a 4-3-3 scheme.


The Argentine National Team returned to training in Atlanta for the debut against Canada next Thursday. Coach Lionel Scaloni has yet to define the midfield and who will be the center forward.


For its part, up front, the closest election is between Lautaro Martínez and Julián Álvarez.

Say Mariain particular, seems to have won the fight over Nicolas Gonzalez to fill a position in the offense.

However, although the coach did not give any indication of the formation, some issues are already beginning to be defined.

With a couple of training sessions ahead, the coach would have defined seven of the 11 starters against Canada: Emiliano Martínez; Nahuel Molina, Cristian Romero, Nicolás Otamendi, Nicolás Tagliafico, De Paul and Lionel Messi.

The team will return to work on the Kennesaw State University playing field today, in the afternoon shift.

Source: Ambito

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