Di Maria back for Argentina in Copa final

East Rutherford (United States) (AFP) – Angel Di Maria was named in Argentina’s starting line-up for the Copa America Centenario final against Chile here Sunday.

Paris Saint Germain star Di Maria, who has not played since the 5-0 victory over Panama in the group stage, returns to join Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi in a potent front three for Argentina.

Chile’s line-up was as expected, with Bayern Munich’s Arturo Vidal returning from suspension to take his place in midfield.

Alexis Sanchez, who was the subject of an injury scare after taking a knock in training on Saturday, was also in the Chilean starting line-up.

Argentina are bidding to win their first major international title since 1993 in Sunday’s final at the MetLife Stadium.


Argentina: Sergio Romero, Marcos Rojo, Nicolas Otamendi, Ramiro Funes Mori, Gabriel Mercado, Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega, Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Angel Di Maria

Chile: Claudio Bravo, Jean Beausejour, Gonzalo Jara, Mauricio Isla, Jose Pedro Fuenzalida, Gary Medel, Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz, Marcelo Diaz, Alexis Sanchez, Eduardo Vargas.

25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

Leave a Reply

Translate »