Copa America first semi-final, Argentina versus Brazil
Date: Tuesday, July 2
Time: 8:00 pm local time, 6:00 am IST and 8:30 am SGT/HKT on July 3
Venue: Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
If ever there was a additional anticipated game within the world of football! The mighty Brazilians, at their home, line up against arch-rivals Argentina, to feature another tale to their ages-old feud.
The hosts have release during this same structure 5 years back, in another semi-final. At last, they will have gotten themselves an opportunity to redeem the shame that befell upon them, once they were expected to deliver glory.
The team has not been consistent throughout this tournament. If they perform well someday, the opposite day the squad would manufacture a disaster-class. within the Quarters, Selecao was looming high of a 5-0 convince Peruhowever did not register even one goal in regular time. Matters were finally settled within the shootouts, and being the host nation, they sure enough had a large mental edge.
This edge are going to be what the Argentines be scared of, and at identical time, feed on, to finally placeassociate degree finish to their three-decade-long await a triumph within the international arena. New manager Lionel Scaloni has finally looked as if it would understand a way to build a team, instead of a one-man-army.
Inter striker Lautaro Martinez has extremely been a revelation and trumped knowledgeable about teammates Sergio Aguero, and significantly, Lionel Messi, in delivering goals once it’s required the foremost.
As each these giants battle one another, we will expect the globe to run behind a ball for these ninety minutes.
Brazil XI: Alisson; Dani Alves, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Filipe Luis; Arthur, Casemiro; Gabriel Jesus, Philippe Coutinho, Everton; Roberto Firmino
Argentina XI: Franco Armani; Juan Foyth, German Pezzella, Nicholas Otamendi, Nicolas Tagliafico; Rodrigo de Paul, Leandro Paredes, Giovanni lo Celso; Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Sergio Aguero