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Ronald Araújo and Vinicius will measure forces in the preview of the Classic

Published:15/10/2023 - 21:59h

Updated:15/10/2023 - 22:01h

Ronald Araújo and Vinicius Júnior will face each other in the duel between their national teams, Uruguay and Brazil, in the qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. This will serve as a preview of what is expected to be a constant confrontation in the Classic between FC Barcelona and the real Madrid

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Duel of colossuses in the eliminatory mundialistas sudamericanas course to the Glass of the World 2026 between Uruguay and Brazil in the Centenarian Stadium. This clash, further of what expects , will be a show futbolístico between the selected that occupy the chamber and second place in the table, respectively. Besides, it will mark the eighth chapter in the clash between Ronald Araújo and Vinicius Júnior.

These two players have confronted in seven previous occasions, all in classical of clubs, never to level of selections. Nevertheless, the register has favoured slightly to the 'carioca', with a balance of 4 victories for him and 3 for the charrúa. In spite of this, has been a titanic duel, since Xavi Hernández always has chosen to Araújo, an usual central defender, to mark to Vinicius by the right-handed side. This strategy has given positive results, because the Brazilian has not attained to annotate in these crosses.

The duel Araújo-Vinicius will not give by the bands

Now, for the first time, the duel will not give directly in the sides. As it informs 'El País Uruguay', Nahitan Nández would be the elected by Marcelo Bielsa, the trainer of Uruguay, to confront directly to the extreme of the Real Madrid. Ronald Araújo, by his part, would split from the centre of the defence, possibly accompanied by Martín Cáceres or Matías Vineyard, those who will have the difficult task to confront to the fearsome offensive of the 'Canarinha', composed by Vini, Richarlison, Neymar and Rodrygo.

This clash will be a small sample of whats and wait was a constant duel between the Brazilian and the Uruguayan in the next Classical that will contest on 28 October. Nevertheless, it will be necessary to see if this gives in the current context of the selection, with Araújo like central defender, or if Xavi, as it has done lately, decides to situate to the charrúa in the sides to confront to Vinicius in a one against one. Although this seems little likely because of the fault of head offices and to the good level that Joãor Cancel has showed in this position, especially in a so important party like the clash against the Real Madrid.

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