The winger was maybe essentially the most notable snub from supervisor Lionel Scaloni after he had participated in a current World Cup qualifier
Sevilla winger Lucas Ocampos has been neglected of Argentina’s Copa America squad, which was finalised on Thursday evening, in line with the official CONMEBOL web site.
The 26-year-old had been a starter in Lionel Scaloni’s group only one week prior vs Chile in a 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw. In his place, Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria, Joaquin Correa, Sergio Aguero and Lucas Alario will function the nation’s forwards within the upcoming match. If Alario, at the moment nursing an damage, doesn’t get well within the subsequent week, River Plate attacker Julian Alvarez would take the ultimate roster spot.
Ocampos took a step backward in 2020-21 on the membership degree after a 14-goal, three-assist league debut for Sevilla the 12 months earlier than. He managed only one non-penalty objective in 34 home appearances – and 5 targets when together with spot kicks – and was criticised for his ending woes.
Who made the Argentina squad for the Copa America?
Based mostly on the knowledge printed to the CONMEBOL web site, the next gamers have been named to the 28-man squad.
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Emiliano Martinez, Juan Musso and Agustin Marchesin.
Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel, Nicolas Otamendi, German Pezzella, Nicolas Tagliafico, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Marcos Acuna, Lisandro Martinez, Nahuel Molina Lucero and Cristian Romero.
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Giovani Lo Celso, Exequiel Palacios, Nicolas Gonzalez, Guido Rodriguez, Rodrigo De Paul, Alejandro Gomez, Angel Correa and Nicolas Dominguez.
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria, Joaquin Correa, Sergio Aguero and Lucas Alario.