Carlos Eduardo Fonseca, from Teresópolis (RJ)Nov 20, 2023, 18:03Reading: 3 min.
A Brazilian Team This Monday (20) the preparation for the match against Argentina at Maracanã for the 6th round of the World Cup qualifiers. And coach Fernando Diniz seems to already have his team defined for the classic.
After the defeat to Colombia, two changes were made by the coach in the last training sessions and were maintained at the end of the preparation. One was forced, due to Vinicius Jr.’s injury, and the other was a technical choice.
On the left-back, Renan Lodi, a starter during Diniz’s first games in charge of Amarelinha, gives way to Carlos Augusto, who received the first chances in the last FIFA date, coming on in the second half.
Taking Vini’s place will be Gabriel Jesus, who was recovering from injury and was absent in the defeat to Colombia in Barranquilla. The striker has not yet started under the new coach.
Furthermore, no other changes occurred in training, with the scheme continuing with four attackers, as was the case in the last match.
Thus, the likely lineup that should start the match is: Alisson; Emerson Royal, Marquinhos, Gabriel Magalhães and Carlos Augusto; André, Bruno Guimarães, Raphinha and Martinelli; Gabriel Jesus and Rodrygo.
After two consecutive defeats, the Brazilian team occupies 5th place, with 7 points. This Tuesday’s rival (21), Argentina leads the standings even after suffering its first defeat in the last round. The ball rolls at 9:30 pm (Brasília time).
Next games of the Brazilian team
Argentina (C): 11/21, 9:30 pm (Brasília time) – World Cup qualifiers
England (F): 23/3, to be confirmed – friendly
Spain (F): to be confirmed – friendly