Benfica Internacional Selections Football – SL Benfica

Lucas Veríssimo made his debut for Brazil against Argentina of the also Benfica player Otamendi, in a match, referring to the 6th round of the South American qualifying phase for the World Cup in Qatar, interrupted at 5 minutes by the Brazilian health authorities. In the qualifying games for the event, Odysseas (Greece), Vertonghen (Belgium) and Seferovic (Switzerland) were still in action on the night of 5 September.

Precisely the Swiss striker, holder, led the attack against Italy, in the tie (0-0) in Basel. Seferovic acted 86 minutes, had, according to data from Sofascore, an 72% efficiency on the pass and shot once at the Italian goal. This September 8, Switzerland travels to Northern Ireland, to compete in the 6th round of group C to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.

Already Vertonghen started against the Czech Republic, was 90 minutes on the field and he was shown a yellow card in the 19th minute, a warning that takes him out of the match in Kazan, Russia, on the 8th, against Belarus, of the 6th round of group E. Against the Czechs, Vertonghen touched the ball 66 times, presented an efficiency in the pass of 81% and won all five duels by air he played.

Odysseas was the owner of the goal in Greece in the clash against Kosovo that ended in a 1-1 draw. The keeper got a yellow card on 87′ and failed to prevent Muriqi from touching the ball in added time, forcing the repartition of points. Greece host Sweden on Wednesday, September 8, in the 6th round of group B.

In the South American qualification, Lucas Veríssimo was the starter at the center of the Brazilian defense, in the duel with the Argentina by Benfica’s colleague Otamendi. But the Brazil-Argentina would be stopped at five minutes by elements of the health authorities of Brazil, because Emiliano Martínez, Giovani Lo Celso, Cristian Romero and Emiliano Buendí have not fulfilled the mandatory quarantine period for those who have recently been in the United Kingdom, accused also of having given false information.

The challenge was not resumed, Lucas Veríssimo trained on the pitch with his colleagues, while Otamendi returned to the changing rooms of the Arena de Pernambuco Stadium.

With the accounting of internationals started, Lucas Veríssimo will face a new game, this time against Peru, on this 10th, Thursday, at 1:30 am, for the 10th round of the South American qualifying phase. Now Otamendi, keeping his title, will be the defense leader at the reception to Bolivia, also on the 10th, but at 12:30 am in mainland Portugal.

In the African zone, Taarabt it’s at their selection were removed from Guinea Conakry due to the attempted coup d’etat in the country, where this Monday, the 6th of September, the 2nd round of group I qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, organized by the African Football Confederation, should take place. The selection is already in Morocco.