Scaloni Announces Argentina Squad for Finalissima vs Italy

Albiceleste head coach Lionel Scaloni announces the Argentina squad for Finalissima 2022 against Italy. The Copa America champions are set to take on the UEFA Euro winners on the opening day of June. The final team squad of Argentina features 29 players including 4 goalkeepers. It’s going to be a game of prestige against Italy. The 4 times WC champions failed to qualify for the Qatar WC. But they will try to take the Finalissima trophy home. Marcos Senesi is the headline inclusion in this squad, also called up by Italian manager Roberto Mancini. Let’s have a look at the final Argentina Squad for Finalissima 2022 vs Italy. FIFA World Cup 2022 Groups Analysis.

Lionel Scaloni Announces Argentina Squad for Finalissima 2022 vs Italy

The 29-man squad features 4 goalies, 11 defenders, 8 midfielders, as well as 6 genuine forwards.

Argentina Squad Goalkeepers vs Italy:

Player’s Name Current Club
Emiliano Martinez Aston Villa
Juan Musso Atalanta
Geronimo Rulli Villarreal
Franco Armani River Plate

Scaloni went 4 keepers. Aston Villa gloveman Emiliano Martinez should continue his role to guard the Argentine goalline as the first-choice GK. The side has got good backups as well. Juan Musso and Genorimo Rulli both are world-class for sure and can serve their duties pretty well in case of Martinez’s absence. The controversial picking of Franco Armani indicates the affection for the Argentine domestic league. Many fans reacted on social media about why the manager went for an extra GK just for a single fixture.

Argentina Final Squad Defenders vs Italy:

Player’s Name Current Club
Juan Foyth Villarreal
Gonzalo Montiel Sevilla
Nahuel Molina Udinese
Marcos Senesi Feyenoord
Nicolas Otameni Benfica
Cristian Romero Tottenham Hotspur
German Pezzella Real Betis
Lisandro Martinez Ajax Amsterdam
Marcos Acuna Sevilla
Nicolas Tagliafico Ajax Amsterdam
Nehuen Perez Udinese

The Copa America winning coach has gone for as many as 11 defenders. Fans are relieved to see Marcos Senesi on the team. Mancini also called him up but the by-birth Argentine decided to play for his motherland. The team features 3 right-back options in Foyth, Montiel, as well as Molina. Marcos Acuna and Nicolas Tagliafico are the 2 top options on the left side of the defense. The team also includes a large number of center-half. Apart from Senesi, Otamendi, Romero, Pezzella, Lisandro Martinez, and Nehuen Perez have got their places in the squad.

Argentina Midfielders for Finalissima 2022:

Player’s Name Current Club
Angel Di Maria Paris Saint-Germain
Alexis Mac Allister Brighton & Hove Albion
Giovani Lo Celso Villarreal
Guido Rodríguez Real Betis
Exequiel Palacios Bayer Leverkusen
Alejandro Papu Gómez Sevilla
Joaquín Correa Inter Milan
Rodrigo De Paul Atletico Madrid

The Argentine midfield features some seriously big names. Di Maria is the biggest star at the heart of the field. Rodrigo De Paul has been a crucial part of this side and should continue his role. The squad also includes useful players like Guido Rodriguez, Palacios, J Correa, Lo Celso, Papu Gomez, etc. Brighton man Mac Allister also got his name called up for this game.

Scaloni Announces Argentina Squad for Finalissima vs Italy

Argentina Forwards for Finalissima 2022 vs Italy:

Player’s Name Current Club
Lionel Messi (Captain) Paris Saint-Germain
Nicolas Gonzalez Fiorentina
Angel Correa Atletico Madrid
Paulo Dybala Juventus
Lautaro Martinez Inter Milan
Julian Alvarez River Plate

Team captain Leo Messi is the biggest name on the chart and will be the lifeline of this team. He has got a number of speedy and creative players around him. Lautaro Martinez has been pretty consistent for his national team and club. Juve-departing Paulo Dybala also makes it to the squad with another Serie A star Nicolas Gonzalez. Atletico’s Angel Correa features as well along with Argentine domestic league product Julian Alvarez.

This Argentina squad for Finalissima vs Italy looks really strong and dangerous. The side has got reliable keepers and a solid defense. The crispy connection between the midfielders and forwards makes the side more formidable. Overall, this team has a huge possibility to get the better of Italy.

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