Today’s matches: the soccer agenda to watch in Argentina on TV on January 31
The latest winner of the Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi, faces a new commitment to his team from 2021, the PSG led by his compatriot Mauricio Pochettino. For the round of 16 of the French Cup, the capital team will be measured against Nice at the Parc des Princes Stadium. Meanwhile, the second leg is only scheduled for March.
absent in the Argentine national team To avoid tensions with the PSG, Messi continues in search of reaching his best form in the club that bet on him tremendously after his unexpected departure from F.C. Barcelona. Product of the predictable adaptation process, the tight FIFA schedule and the unforeseen physical problems (derived from the blow he received to the knee of the Venezuelan Luis Martinez and his recent covid-19 infection), “La Pulga” has barely been able to show glimpses of his best football. So far, he has six goals in 17 games.
In the national order, the team of Lionel Scaloni He has only four commitments confirmed before the 2022 Qatar World Cup: the remaining three for Qualifiers and the very final against Italy, the last champion of the European Championship, as part of the debut of the competition between the champions of the confederations of South America and the old continent.
Contrary to tradition, this edition of the World Cup will take place in November due to the high temperatures in the host country during the usual month of June for this type of tournament. By then, the powers UEFA they will be half-developed and the players will arrive at the tournament just days after playing their last match with their teams. The majority of the players of the Argentine national team play in the teams of said confederation. At 34 years old, Messi will have to manage energy more than on any other occasion, although risking to say what is most convenient for PSG’s 30 is at this point a daring.
In another order, Fluminense will visit the humble madureira for the second day of the Paulista tournament, while Bragantino from Jon Hurtado, Venezuelan soccer player from past in Boca Juniors, will receive Guarani.
For its part, the second date of the First Category A of Colombia concludes, with the matches that Pasto will play against Jaguares and Deportes Tolima vs Magdalena Union.
Sao Paulo Tournament of Brazil
Category First A of Colombia