2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Brazil-Argentina match replayed on September 22, after health crisis

The countdown match for the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina, which was interrupted on 5 September following intervention by Brazil’s health agency on the ground, will be replayed on 22 September.

The Brazilian and the Argentine finally settled. ESPN announced that Brazil and Argentina will play their last qualifying matches for the World Cup on September 22, more than seven months after the meeting was interrupted after five minutes of play. At present, the schedule of the match is yet to be decided.

This meeting will not affect the final classification, as both teams have validated their tickets to Qatar next November. Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon are in Group G, while Argentina will face Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Poland in Group C.

a wonderful landscape

On September 5, this scene toured the whole world. The world’s greatest classic was suspended after just five minutes due to administrative reasons. A member of the Health Vigilance Agency suddenly entered the field after the start of the match and demanded the release of three of the four Argentines (Emiliano Martínez, Giovanni Lo Celso, Cristian Romero; Emiliano Bendia was not sure of the match sheet). . suspected of violating health protocols.

His intrusion angered the Argentine players, who took the locker room route to protest, under the eyes of the Brazilians. The confusion stemmed from the fact that the players in question allegedly provided “incorrect information” on the Brazilian entry form, failing to mention that they had been in the UK in the last fourteen days prior to their arrival. An agreement existed, within the framework of the Copa América, at the beginning of the summer between the Confederation of South American Football (CONMEBOL) and the Confederation of Brazilian Football (CBF), to cover these players and allow them to play.

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