The emotional date of South American Qualifiers versus Bolivia marked the return of the Argentine team to the stadium Monumental after four years of absences. The win, the hat-trick of Lionel messi and the celebration of the champion squad of the America Cup with the people he rounded out a night that will remain in the memory of several.
After considering the possibility of moving the venue for the November South American Qualifiers window to Santiago del Estero, finally the AFA decided to keep Núñez as the venue for the matches against Uruguay and Peru. Sunday October 10 will be the confrontation against the Light blue and Thursday 14, in front of those led by Ricardo Gareca hoping to continue stretching the gap to fifth place to start dreaming about the Qatar World Cup 2022.
“The Argentine Soccer Association confirms that the National Soccer Team commanded by Lionel Scaloni will play again in October, as a local, at the River Plate stadium,” confirmed the AFA through a statement.
On the other hand, he also reported that in November the albiceleste will return to appear in the interior of the country when it receives Brazil the next month: “Likewise, the one corresponding to the month of November, will be held at the San Juan Bicentennial Stadium”. This duel would take place on Tuesday, November 16.
The new playing field of the Monumental helped the style of play of the team of Lionel scaloni and will repeat the scenario in the next two home games. “It is one of the best fields in Argentine soccer, it gives pleasure and pleasure to play here. The playing field is very good, at times it was fast and we were rushing and all the teams that will come will find it difficult to play ”, declared the coach after the win against Bolivia in a press conference.
And he added in this regard: “We have to get used to playing here because the playing field is spectacular.” It is worth remembering that the millionaire set changed the entire lawn to turn it into a next-generation hybrid (95 percent natural and 5 percent artificial), through a work that cost approximately 200 million pesos. The rains on the day of the match against Bolivia, the drainage system was put to the test and there was no problem in the ball rolling.
Although there are no specifications on the percentages of capacity that each stadium will have and the sales system, an action similar to that used recently is expected. It should be noted that on the last day, 17 thousand fans had the privilege of seeing the team led by Scaloni.