Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni expressed his regret over boycott NS brazil vs argentina match commentary, This Sunday, for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The coach expressed his sadness at what happened and defended the athletes who did not comply with the mandatory quarantine after leaving the UK, explaining that they had not been notified of their inability to play.
“What just happened makes me very sad, and I’m not looking to blame. It should have been a party for everyone who has the best in the world, and it ends like this. As a coach, I have to defend my players. They say they want them. Deport them or they should. Taking them out, I can’t let that happen. We were never told they couldn’t play. The CONMEBOL delegate told me to go to the locker room and I did. We did. I want to play like the Brazilian players.”
With just five minutes of the ball rolling at the New Coimica Arena, agents from Anfisa (National Health Monitoring Agency), who entered the field to prevent Cristian Romero and Lo Celso of Tottenham and Emiliano Martinez and Buendia, of Aston Villa, acted.
The four players did not perform the mandatory 14-day quarantine after leaving the UK before entering Brazil, breaking the country’s quarantine protocol.
Claudio Tapia, president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), confirmed that all health measures had been complied with and described the episode as “unfortunate”.
“You can’t talk about a lie. There is health legislation, and the health authorities agree to a protocol that is in effect. We have adhered to everything because we are concerned that the players will return to their clubs well. What happened was unfortunate: four people without masks. He entered the field and stopped the match, And in the regulation that when someone interrupts the game, there is an external factor, the game should be suspended.”
🇧🇷🆚🇦🇷 Brazilian historical paper: the game has been suspended by order of the health authorities and the identification will be on the table
DiarioOle September 5, 2021
The suspension of the duel between Brazil and Argentina was greatly reflected in the newspapers the brothers. NS Olé . newspaperThe country’s main sports magazine described the event as a “world card”, stressing the support of the team led by Tite in the Argentine national team’s decision to withdraw from the field.
NS Clarion He also used the term Cardboard, but focused on the future of the game. For the newspaper, Argentina could end up winning the three points due to an “invasion of unauthorized people”, confirming that the AFC obtained permission from CONMEBOL to use the four players who live in the UK.
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