Bad news for Argentina team, two players were knocked out with injuries

Two players were knocked out with injuries

The fear finally came true for the Argentina team. Nico Gonzalez and Joaquin Correa have been dropped from Argentina’s World Cup squad due to injuries. Thiago Almada and Anhel Correa have been called in place of these two. They have already left Argentina for Qatar.

In a statement from the Argentine Football Federation, Gonzalez suffered a muscle injury in training on Thursday. However, it has not been revealed why Joaquin was knocked out. Both are wingers.

Angel Correa, who came as a substitute, was in Argentina’s Copa America winning team last year. He has 4 goals in 21 matches for Atletico Madrid this season.

Another player who got a chance, Almada got his first call-up to the national team in September this year. Played against Honduras. 21-year-old Almada plays for Atlanta United in Major League Soccer.

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So far, 6 goals and 12 assists in 29 matches have also received the recognition of the league’s rookie footballer of the year.

Argentina played an international friendly match against the United Arab Emirates last Wednesday before entering the World Cup. Coach Lionel Scaloni said after the 5-0 win that some changes could be made due to injuries. Outside of those dropped from the Argentina team, Paulo Dybala, Cristian Romero, and Papu Gomez were not in the squad for the Emirates match due to injury and fitness issues.

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According to FIFA rules, teams can make squad changes up to 24 hours before the first match due to injury or serious illness at the Qatar World Cup. Argentina’s three rivals in Group C are Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Poland. Argentina will begin its World Cup campaign in Qatar by facing Saudi Arabia on November 22 in Lusail.

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