The duel between Spain and Portugal will be the most attractive on the Old Continent, while the debut of Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina will capture the attention of Latin American fans
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Portugal and Spain will star in Lisbon in the most attractive friendly match of the FIFA date due to the crossing between Ansu Fati , the Barcelona player who is a young promise of the Red , and Cristiano Ronaldo , the Lusitanian idol who shone at Real Madrid and transferred his hierarchy to Juventus .
The match will be played from 3:45 p.m. at the José Alvalade stadium in the Portuguese capital and will be broadcast on ESPN 2 . At the same time, the Mexican national team, led by Gerardo Tata Martino , will visit the Netherlands team in Amsterdam with the official debut of Frank de Boer replacing Ronald Koeman.
The day will also have other promising clashes such as the one that Germany and Turkey will face in Cologne (15:45), Italy and Moldova in Florence (15:45), Switzerland and Croatia in St. Gallen (15:45) and France against Ukraine in Paris (16:10).
At 22 , for his part, Argentine Juan Vita , a 33-year-old from Mar del Plata, will make his debut as coach of the representative of Nicaragua when he faces his counterpart from Guatemala , in a duel that will be played at the National Stadium in Managua.
Vita , who took over as coach of the “nica” at the end of August, played in the lower divisions of River , worked as a psychologist at Banfield and last year he was elected the best technical director of the Panamanian league for his work as head of the Costa del Este FC team .
The agenda will be extended to Thursday with the start of the South American Qualifiers on the way to the World Cup in Qatar . Uruguay and Chile will put first in Montevideo (19:45), while Paraguay and Peru will give continuity in Asunción (20:30). The closing will be in charge of the show that Lionel Messi and company will propose in the clash between Argentina and Ecuador (21:10) in La Bombonera . On Friday, meanwhile, Colombia will host Venezuela (20:30) and Brazil will collide with Bolivia (21:30).
File photo of Argentina striker Lionel Messi scoring against Ecuador in Quito, in the closing of the South American World Cup qualifier, 2018, despite the mark of Robert Arboleda (3) and Jefferson Intriago. Oct 10, 2017. REUTERS / Henry Romero
All the games to follow live (Argentina schedules)
Friendlies in Europe on Wednesday 7 October
13:00 Montenegro vs Latvia
15:30 Austria vs Greece
15:45 Switzerland vs Croatia (DirecTV broadcast)
15:45 Germany vs Turkey (DirecTV broadcast)
15:45 Italy vs Moldova (DirecTV broadcast)
15:45 Netherlands vs Mexico
15:45 Poland vs Finland
15:45 Portugal vs Spain (ESPN 2 broadcast)
16:00 France vs Ukraine (DirecTV broadcast)
The French Kylian Mbappe in a friendly match against Uruguay. Photo: REUTERS / Benoit Tessier
Conmebol South American Qualifiers towards the Qatar 2022 World Cup
Thursday October 8
19:45 Uruguay vs Chile
20:30 Paraguay vs Peru
21:10 Argentina vs Ecuador (broadcast of Public TV and TyC Sports)
Friday October 9
20:30 Colombia vs Venezuela
21:30 Brazil vs Bolivia (TyC Sports broadcast)