Final friendlies and World Cup qualifiers before European Championships and the Copa América

Final friendlies and World Cup qualifiers before European Championships and the Copa América

Messi and Agüero for Argentina, Araujo for Uruguay, Griezmann, Dembélé and Lenglet with France and Mingueza and Iñaki Peña for Spain could all be in action

The European Championships and Copa América are just days away with both competitions scheduled to start on Friday having been postponed last summer due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

However, before the tournament football begins, the final round of warm up matches for Euro 2020 is taking place on Tuesday as well as vital World Cup 2022 qualifiers in South America. 

Spain v Lithuania

Spain take on Lithuania at 8.45pm CEST with the U-21 side scheduled to take the field due to Sergio Busquets' positive Covid-19 test meaning the full squad are having to self isolate ahead of the start of Euro 2020. That means blaugranes Óscar Mingueza and Iñaki Peña could be involved in possible debut at full international level. 

Mingueza sub-21

France v Bulgaria

The French squad are in action in Paris, kick off 9.10pm CEST, against Bulgaria with Griezmann, Dembélé and Lenglet all in the squad as Didier Deschamps prepare for their opening group stage game of Euro 2020 against Germany. 

Griezmann Dembélé entrenament França

Venezuela v Uruguay

Later on (12:30am CEST), the Uruguayan national side and Ronald Araujo face Venezuela in a World Cup qualifier in Caracas with a win vital for the hopes of the celeste grabbing a top four finish and thus automatic qualification for the tournament in Qatar. 

Colombia v Argentina 

A little later (1.00am CEST) Leo Messi and 'Kun' Agüero's Argentina side take on Colombia in Barranquilla in another 2022 World Cup qualifier. The albiceleste are currently in second place in the CONMEBOL qualifying group four points behind leaders Brazil. 

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