09/05/2021 at 12:00 CEST
Brazil and Argentina meet again just a few months after the albiceleste lifted the Copa América, the first of Leo Messi, who commanded the Scaloni block to the title. This time they will do it on the occasion of the qualifying phase for the Qatar 2022 World Cup: both teams have everything to face to be in the next World Cup event.
The Argentines, who are second with 15 points and seven are BrazilianThey could hit the table if they leave Tite’s Brasil, one of the rockiest blocks in the group and in the world, on the road. They would leave Uruguay, which currently marks the last entry square, to nine points and also Colombia, which marks the play-off zone.
The Brazilians, for their part, seek revenge after the painful defeat in the final of the Copa América, which was played in Maracana: they could not achieve their second consecutive title. In terms of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, Tite’s men are leaders with absolute solidity: seven wins, 17 goals in favor and only two against.
Messi and Neymar, another reunion to unbalance the historical baggage
LThe main leaders of both teams are Leo Messi and Neymar, friends on the pitch and also off it. After the departure of the Brazilian star to Paris, their paths have come together again on the banks of the Seine: the Argentine did not renew with Barcelona and has joined the ambitious project of PSG to win his fifth Champions League.
It will be the 104th time that Argentina and Brazil meet throughout history. Both teams are the two main teams in South America and have maximum equality: 39 wins for each side and a total of 25 draws.