Argentina Juniors will be taking on Patronato for their 21st game in the the Superliga Argentina. Argentina Juniors is currently at the 3rd spot with 35 points, while Patronato languished at 20th with just 19 points on board so far. Both sides are fresh from a win in their most recent games and will be eager to carry on the momentum.
Date- Saturday, February 22
Kick-Off- 5:40 AM (IST)
Venue- Estadio Diego Armando Maradona
Damian Batallini has returned to training, but Edwar Lopez is likely to keep his spot in the attack. Franco Moyano will be playing the anchor role in midfield, while Francis Mac Allister accompanies him. Elias Gomez did well at the left-back spot and should remain unchanged at the back four.
Patronato could opt for the same eleven that featured in the win versus Union in the last game. Gabril Avalos and Cristian Tarragona should lead the attack with Lautari Comas likely to feature in wide. Demian Lemos is back from suspension, but Dardo Miloc and Lautaro Torres should be persisted with in midfield.
ARG-Chaves; Gomez, Quintana, Torren, Sandoval; Colman, Moyano, Allister; Hauche, Siva, Lopez
PAT- Ibanez; Chimino, Marin, Benitez, Uribarri; Luna, Torres, Miloc; Comas, Avalos, Tarragona
Gabriel Hauche has six goals and an assist from 19 appearances for Argentina Juniors.
Cristian Tarragona has been pivotal for Partonato and has scored seven goals, while having a pass accuracy of 70% from 20 appearances this season.
Santiago Silva has bagged four goals and an assist from 18 appearances for Argentina Juniors.
Gabriel Avalos has been one of the standouts for Patronato with two goals, four assists from 1633 minutes in the league this season.
Goalkeeper- M Ibanez
Defenders- C Quintana, M Torren, J Sandoval, B Urribabarri
Midfielders- L Torres, D Miloc, I Coleman, F Moyano
Forwards- G Hauche (C), G Avalos (VC)