Brazil coach Tite decided to summon defender Leo Ortiz, defender of Red Bull Bragantino, to join the list of the Seleção team before facing his Argentine counterpart, scheduled for nine in the evening, on Sunday, in the sixth round of South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in South America. Diameter.
The official account of the Brazilian Football Confederation confirmed on the social networking site “Twitter”, that the decision to summon Leo Ortiz came after Marquinhos was suspended, the French defender of Paris Saint-Germain, after receiving a yellow card during the last match with the Chilean national team, to confirm his absence from the match against Argentina.
The Brazilian coach had also summoned young winger Artur, a player from Red Bull Bragantino, to also join the Seleção camp before facing the Tango team.
Brazil leads the South American qualifiers table after defeating its host Chile, with a clean goal, in the meeting that brought them together in the early hours of Friday morning, at the “Monmental David Orlano” stadium, in the capital, Santiago, in the matches of the ninth round of the qualifiers.
Brazil is 6 points ahead of runner-up Argentina, with 15 points, after beating hosts Venezuela 3-1.