Guzman To Replace Injured Romero

Jorge Sampaoli the chief coach of Argentina has invited Tigres UANL goalkeeper, Nahuel Guzman to his team for the 2018

Jorge Sampaoli the chief coach of Argentina has invited Tigres UANL goalkeeper, Nahuel Guzman to his team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia according to a tweet from the official handle of the Argentine FA.

The 32-year-old Guzman who has won six caps for Argentina will be in between the sticks in replacement of Sergio Romero who has been ruled out due to knee injury.

Chelsea’s Willy Caballero and River Plate’s Franco Armani are the other goal keepers in the squad for  Jorge Sampaoli’s squad.

Meanwhile, Lionel Messi has arrived the Argentina pre-World Cup training camp in Buenos Aires.

The Barcelona star led the Catalan giants to a domestic double last season scoring 34 LaLiga goals which earned him a record fifth European Golden Shoe.

Argentina face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D of 2018 FIFA World Cup, hoping to go one step further than their loss to Germany in the 2014 final.

Injury worry for Man United during Spain vs Argentina

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero was forced off with an injury during Argentina’s clash with Spain this evening. Matchup The

Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero was forced off with an injury during Argentina’s clash with Spain this evening.

Matchup

The two sides are currently locked in action at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano, with hosts Spain having come into proceedings on the back of a 1-1 draw with world champions Germany last time out.

Argentina, meanwhile, put Italy to the sword by 2 goals to nil without the services of talisman Lionel Messi last Friday night, with the Barcelona man having missed out once again tonight with an adductor problem.

Teams

2-1

An entertaining opening 45 minutes in the Spanish capital has seen Spain head into the interval leading by 2 goals to 1, courtesy of goals from Diego Costa and Isco.

Manchester City’s Nicolas Otamendi, meanwhile, pulled one back for Argentina 5 minutes before half-time.

Crocked

As well as being behind at the half, Argentina were also dealt another injury blow over the course of the opening 45 minutes, as Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero limped off to be replaced by Chelsea’s Willy Caballero.

The Red Devils’ shot-stopper picked up the problem in a clash with Diego Costa, with Romero attempting to play on, before eventually succumbing to the injury with 22 minutes on the clock.

The seriousness of the issue is as of yet unclear.

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