The expected formation for the Argentina vs. Ecuador summit in the Copa America and Messi’s position

Expected formation for the summit Argentina vs Ecuador Which will be held at 4:00 am on Friday, at the “NRJ” stadium, in the American city of Houston, in the opening of the quarter-final matches of the tournament. Copa America 2024 Currently taking place in the United States of America and will continue until July 15th.

Argentina vs Ecuador

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni is expected to start today’s match with Lionel Messi in the starting lineup, according to the Argentine newspaper “Ola”, after he missed the Tango’s last match in the group stage against Peru and was on the bench.


Messi missed Argentina’s last match In the group stage against Peru in the Copa America, due to a spasm in the right adductor muscle, Messi was given a 4-day rest after the injury so that it would not get worse.

Argentina will be back with their star and captain Lionel Messi against Ecuador in the quarter-finals after he was medically cleared to play the match.

The team is expected to start today’s match with the following lineup..

Goalkeeper: Emiliano Martinez

Defense: Nahuel Molina, Cristian Romero, Lisandro Martinez, Nicolás Tagliafico

Midfielders: Rodrigo De Paul, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernandez

Attack: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria

Argentina vs Ecuador

Argentina had a great run in the group stage of the Copa America, achieving 3 wins and 9 points to qualify for the quarter-finals with a perfect score.

The Tango started their journey in the first group of the Copa America, by defeating Canada 2-0, then defeated Chile 1-0, and finally defeated Peru 2-0 in the absence of star Lionel Messi.

The Tango team seeks to win over Ecuador to continue its journey to defend its Copa America title, which it won in the last edition in 2021 at the expense of Brazil.

In contrast, the Ecuadorian national team qualified for the quarter-finals of the Copa America, after finishing the group stage as runner-up in Group 2 with 4 points.

Ecuador lost to Venezuela 1-2 in the first round of Group 2, then beat Jamaica 3-1 and finally drew 0-0 with Mexico.

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