Messi’s right arm, Defol Hamstring is suspected of being injured in the Argentine crisis ahead of the quarterfinals
Argentina is in crisis ahead of the quarterfinals of the Qatar World Cup against the Netherlands. Rodrigo DePaul, a midfielder and Lionel Messi’s right-hand man, is uncertain about his chances of playing due to a hamstring injury.
Argentina, led by head coach Lionel Scaloni, will play the quarterfinals of the 2022 Qatar World Cup against the Netherlands at the Rusail Stadium in Rusail, Qatar, on the 10th (Korea Standard Time).
Argentina, which was considered a favorite before the start of the tournament, is showing performance below expectations. The strong teamwork that he showed during last year’s Copa America championship disappeared and he relied on Messi.
In the first match of the group stage, he suffered a shocking 1-2 defeat to Saudi Arabia and was on the verge of being eliminated. Fortunately, he dramatically topped the group by capturing Mexico and Poland and advanced to the round of 16 and joined the quarterfinals by defeating Australia.
Argentina’s other players’ performance is important as the Netherlands, the opponent of the quarterfinals, said it has prepared a method to block Messi. Therefore, Defol, who has helped the midfield fight with great physical strength and activity so far, was also expected to be the first starter in the match against the Netherlands
However, as a hamstring injury was suspected, it became unclear whether he would play in the match against the Netherlands. According to Spain’s Marca, Defol did not participate in the team training that was held behind closed doors and conducted personal training.
Argentina is known to have experimented with the combination of Leandro Paredes, Macalister, and Enso Fernández midfield in training. If Defol finds a problem in a medical test before the match, the combination is expected to play against the Netherlands.
Defaul is a field player who played full time in every game with Messi and Nicolas Otamendi in this World Cup. If Deppol, who plays a key role in the Scaloni system, is absent, Argentina will have no choice but to play a tough game 토토사이트
Defol himself is confident of his game. “Everything is fine,” he said on social media with a photo of the training. “We are checking the final details for the new stage,” he said, posting that he was ready to play