The Argentina Under 17 team will face Japan and will seek his first victory in the world of the category that takes place in Indonesia. It will be for the second date of Group D. The cast directed by Diego Placente comes from falling 2-1 in the debut against Senegal last Saturday. The first two from each zone and the four best third parties will advance to the round of 16. The match in Estadio Si Jalak Harupat of the city of Bandung will be refereed by the Portuguese João Pedro Silva Pinheirowill begin at 9 and will be televised by TyC Sports, the Public Television y DSports.
In the first match against the African champion, the Argentine boys did a good job in the first half, despite the early goal of Amara Diouf, which in the complement increased differences. In the second half Senegal It was more and they had chances to score another goal, although Argentina reached the discount with the goal of one of the jewels of River Plate, Agustín Rubertoin extra time.
The Albiceleste will have to beat the Asian team that has just beaten Poland 1-0 in the debut with the shout signed by Rento Takaoka. The team of Japan It stands out for its physical display, speed and dynamics. He will be a tough rival for the Argentine cast.
Although the Poles exposed some shortcomings of the Japanese, since their archer Wataru Goto, was his great figure with seven interventions. In that match the right back Shotaro Shibata He had to leave the field due to an injury in the last minutes and would be a doubt for the clash against Argentina.
“They are a good team that retreats very quickly, that runs a lot and is dynamic,” he warned. Placenta in dialogue with TyC Sports in the run-up to the meeting. “You have to pay attention to your cons, handle the ball and try not to have so many losses,” added the former left back of Argentinos Juniors, River Plate y Saint Lawrence among other teams and who knew how to be Under 20 world champion in the tournament held in Malaysia in 1997.
Regarding the duel against the Japanese, Placenta He would make three changes with the aim of being able to get the first three points of the tournament. in the arch Jeremías Florentín would enter for Froilan Diazin defense Dylan Gorosito would replace Ulises Gimenezy Kevin Gutierrez would be the substitute Gustavo Albarracin in the midfield area.
The Under 17 National Team excited the public for its good play demonstrated in the South American competition held in Ecuador, where it completed the podium. To maintain your chances of qualifying for the next round must win against Japan and then against Poland. If they tie with the Asians and surpass the Europeans, their continuity will be subject to the results of the other zones.
The best performances of Argentina in the ecumenical championships of the category were the third places achieved in Italy 1991, Ecuador 1995 and Finland 2003. He was also fourth in Trinidad and Tobago 2001 and in United Arab Emirates 2013.
Argentina: Jeremiah Florentine or Froilan Diaz; Dylan Gorosito or Ulysses Gimenez, John Gimenez, Tobias Palaces, Octavio Ontivero; Kevin Gutierrez o Gustavo Albarracin, Mariano Gerez, Valentino Acuña, Claudio Echeverri; Augustine Robert and James Lopez. DT: Diego Placente.
Japan: Wataru Goto; Shotaro Shibata o Haruto Matsumoto, Kotaro Honda, Kaito Tsuchiya, Keita Kosugi; Gaku Nawata, Shuto Nagano, Yotaro Nakajima, Yumeki Yoshinaga; Homare Tokuda, Aren Inoue. DT: Yoshiro Moriyama.
Estadio: Estadio Si Jalak Harupat
Referee: João Pedro Silva Pinheiro (Portugal).
TV: TyC Sports, Public Television and DSports.
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