Argentina Sub 20: friendly victory with goals from Soulé and Barco

Just days before the beginning of the XXIII Sub 20 world of FIFA that will be played in our country, the Argentine National Team He faced his counterpart from Japan this Monday in a new preparatory friendly, ahead of next Saturday’s debut against Uzbekistan.

After defeating the Dominican Republic 4-0 last week, the team led by Javier Mascherano prevailed 2-1 against the Japanese at the Ezeiza property, with goals from Matías Soulé (Juventus) and Valentín Barco (Boca).

At the start of the match, Soulé opened the scoring for Argentina, but the Asian team responded quickly and leveled the game. Already in the second part, Barco began a play of pure dribbling down the left sector, closed towards the center and executed an accurate shot that hit the post to put the final 2 to 1 that gave victory to the Argentine national team, which he formed from the start with Gomes Gerth; Giay, Di Lollo, Gomez, Barco; Miramon, Perrone, Carboni; Aguirre, Veliz and Soulé.

During the game, Mascherano arranged the income of Tanlongo, Lavagnino, Avilés, Maestro Puch, Gauto, Redondo, Luka Romero and Infantino for Miramón, Gomes Gerth, Giay, Véliz, Aguirre, Perrone, Soulé and Carboni, respectively.

It should be remembered that the Argentine Under 20 national team leads the Group A that also makes up Guatemala, New Zealand and Uzbekistan. Precisely against the Uzbeks, Mascherano’s team will debut next Saturday, May 20 at 6:00 p.m., at the Estadio Unico Madre de Ciudades in Santiago del Estero.

For its part, Japan will make its debut in the tournament a day later and at the same time against its counterpart from Senegal, at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in La Plata, as part of Group C that also includes Colombia and Israel.

One more time, the Sub 20 will seek the goal of reaching the defining match on June 11 and be the successor to the Ukraine team, enshrined four years ago in the World Cup in Poland.

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Argentina is the top winner of world championships in the category with six stars, one more than Brazil. The half dozen titles (1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005 and 2007) were won by four different coaches: César Luis Menotti, José Pekerman (on three occasions), Francisco Ferraro and Hugo Tocalli.

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