Argentina’s first session for the match against Honduras was led by coach Lionel Scaloni. And he made clear in it his intention to streamline the preparations for the team that might begin the World Cup in Qatar by playing Saudi Arabia. Argentina vs Honduras Football
The majority of the players who Scaloni views as starters will get the nod, including Lionel Messi, Angel Di Mara, and Lautaro Martnez in attack, Emiliano Martnez in goal, Nicolás Otamendi in the centre of defence, Rodrigo De Paul, and Leandro Paredes in the middle.
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The lone person who worked separately, Paulo Dybala, claimed he made the decision to continue his career in Italy’s Roma with thoughts of the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the potential to be selected as one of the final 26 call-ups in mind.
“I chose this course of action while considering the World Cup and the National Team. I had many years playing for Juventus and knew it would be challenging to continue playing in Italy, but I was confident that the competition and adaptation would not be costly to me “Dybala said.
Argentina will be hoping to compete in the latter stages of football’s biggest tournament after easily qualifying for their 13th consecutive World Cup appearance by coming second to Brazil with 39 points from 17 games in the CONMEBOL section of qualification.
La Albiceleste haven’t won the Jules Rimet trophy since winning in Mexico in 1986, but they have twice lost to Germany in the final, most recently in Brazil in 2014 after extra time.
Given that Lionel Messi turned 35 earlier this year, this might be one of his final chances to emulate Diego Maradona and lead his country to victory on the international stage.
With Lionel Scaloni in charge, there is little question that they are a more potent team than at arguably any stage throughout Messi’s playing career. They won the Copa America last summer and then defeated Italy, the eventual winners of Euro 2020, 3-0 in the Cup of Champions at Wembley Stadium in June.