Brazil vs Argentina in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers postponed! check new date and time to watch – The highly-anticipated fixture between Brazil vs Argentina was postponed on Sunday. The health authorities stopped the match after seven minutes of kick-off at Neo Quimica Arena in Sao Paolo. There was huge drama on the sidelines as authorities stopped the game. The Brazilian authorities tried to deport four Argentina players- Emiliano Buendia, Gio Lo Celso, Christian Romero and Emilian Martinez. The four Premier League players violated Brazilian regulations designed to contain a COVID outbreak.
Brazil vs Argentina New Dates: As per reports, the four players from Argentina were ordered to quarantine by the health agency ahead of the clash. The above players walked out to play despite the mandatory 10 days hotel quarantine for travellers from UK, South Africa and India forbidden to enter Brazil unless they are Brazilian citizens or permanent residents.
Martinez, Romero, and Lo Celso started the match. Buendia was not included in the squad.
Argentina tweeted that the game, which was at 0-0, would not resume. However, the upcoming match between the two teams will take place on November 16. Meanwhile, football authorities- FIFA/ CONMEBOL is likely to declare the new date and time soon. Brazil and Argentina will also share the new schedule on their social media platform as soon as they are announced. You can get at the latest updates on insidesport.co
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni said: “It makes me very sad. I’m not looking for any culprits. Whether or not something happened, it was not the time to make that intervention. “It should have been a party for everyone, to enjoy the best players in the world. I would like the people of Argentina to understand that as a coach I have to defend my players. “At no time were we notified that they could not play the match. We wanted to play the game, the players from Brazil too.”
Brazil vs Argentina: Meanwhile, Antonio Barra Torres, the president of Brazil’s health agency, said four Argentina players will be fined and deported for allegedly not following the country’s COVID-19 protocols.
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