On Tuesday, November 21 from 9:30 p.m. the argentine national team will face Brazil in it Maracana Stadium by date 6 of South American Qualifiers heading to World Cup 2026. The history between Albiceleste and the Yellow green and the scandal of the party suspended due to the intervention of ANVISA —the Brazilian ANMAT—.
Argentina vs Brazil: how they arrive
Before facing each other, both teams have a previous duel. Brazil will visit Colombia at the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium on November 16 starting at 9 p.m., while Argentinaon the same day and time, will receive Uruguay in The Bombonera.
Those led by Lionel Scaloni They occupy first place in the standings of the South American Qualifiers with 12 points, after four wins in as many games. Furthermore, they have 7 goals for and none against. Argentina continues to demonstrate a much higher level compared to its rivals and beyond being the current champion of America and the World shows that It is the best team in the world.
For its part, Brazil is in the midst of reconstruction after the end of the era Tity in command of the Scratch. A cycle closed in which only three defeats were suffered, but all of them in decisive matches: quarterfinals of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups against Belgium and Croatia respectively and the final of the Copa America 2021 compared to Argentina.
Con Fernando Diniz as interim coach, waiting for what happens with Carlo Ancelottitoday DT of Real Madrid, Brazil bets on becoming fearsome again on a global level. Currently it has a squad with several top stars and a lot of youth, which it could not take advantage of in Qatar. Add 7 units in the Qualifiers after two victories, a draw and a defeat.
Where to watch Argentina vs Brazil live
The match will be broadcast on TyC Sports y Public TV. To see it in a way online will be available via streaming on platforms of TyC Sports Play y Cont.ar. Television signals can be tuned using Flow, Telecentro Play or DGO.
The Argentina vs Brazil history
Argentina and Brazil They have faced each other on 109 occasions, with 41 victories for the Albiceleste42 from Yellow green and 26 ties. The last time they faced each other was on November 16, 2021 at Qatar 2022 Qualifiers, when they tied 0-0 at the Bicentenario Stadium in San Juan. The last crossing in Brazil was on September 5, 2021, also due to Qatar 2022 Qualifiersin a match that was scandalously suspended a few minutes after it began and never resumed.
The match suspended by ANVISA, the Brazilian ANMAT
On September 5, 2021 Argentina visited Brazil at the Corinthians Arena in San Pablo on date 6 of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers. Six minutes into the first half, health agents from the National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil (ANVISA), they entered the stadium’s playing field, interrupted the match and struggled with the Argentine soccer players.
In the run-up to the meeting, Anvisa accused Emiliano Martínez, Cristian Romero, Giovanni Lo Celso and Emiliano Buendía of having lied in their sworn statements on Friday morningwhen they entered the country from Caracas, Venezuela.
At that time, Brazil prohibited entry to the country who during the previous 14 days had been in Great Britain, India or South Africawithin the framework of health restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Like the Brazilian Football Confederationthe AFA She is surprised by ANVISA’s actions once the match has started. It should be noted that the delegation was in Brazilian territory since September 3 at 8 am, complying with all current health protocols regulated by Conmebol for the normal development of the Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022,” said the AFA in a statement issued at that time.
From there a series of rescheduling began, until at the end of August, a few weeks before the World Cup and with both teams already classified, It was finally decided that the match would not be played.
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