List of Argentines in EFL Cup, La Liga and Serie A matches this midweek


The European club matches don’t stop during the week and we have the full list here on Mundo Albiceleste!

It’s a long European club season and the EFL Cup (English League Cup) is in its third round this week while La Liga in Spain and Serie A in Italy continue. A total of 14 Argentine’s (15 counting Tottenham coach Mauricio POCHETTINO) are in one way or another involved in the matches in England. Here are the fixtures for the third round of matches in the EFL involving Argentine players.

Tuesday, September 20:
Leicester City (Leonardo ULLOA) vs. Chelsea
Everton (Ramiro FUNES MORI) vs. Norwich City
Nottingham Forrest vs. Arsenal (Emiliano MARTINEZ)

Wednesday, September 21:
Swansea City (Federico FERNANDEZ) vs. Manchester City (Willy CABALLERO, Nicolas OTAMENDI, Pablo ZABALETA and Sergio AGUERO)
Northampton vs. Manchester United (Sergio ROMERO and Marcos ROJO)
Southampton vs. Crystal Palace (Julian SPERONI)
West Ham (Manuel LANZINI and Jonathan CALLERI) vs. Stanley
Tottenham Hotspur (Erik LAMELA) vs. Gillingham

In Spain meanwhile, La Liga continues with the big match being Diego SIMEONE playing host to league champions FC Barcelona. Here’s the list of Argentine players involved in the midweek round of La Liga:

Tuesday, September 20:
Sevilla (Nicolas PAREJA, Gabriel MERCADO, Matias KRANEVITTER, Joaquin CORREA and Luciano VIETTO) vs. Real Betis (German PEZZELLA)

Wednesday, September 21:
Celta de Vigo (Gustavo CABRAL and Facundo RONACGLIA) vs. Sporting Gijon
Real Madrid vs. Villarreal (Mariano BARBOSA and Mateo MUSACCHIO)
Real Sociedad (Geronimo RULLI) vs. Las Palmas (Mateo GARCIA and Sergio ARAUJO)
Granada (Ezequiel PONCE) vs. Athletic Bilbao
FC Barcelona (Lionel MESSI and Javier MASCHERANO) vs. Atletico Madrid (Augusto FERNANDEZ, Nicolas GAITAN and Angel CORREA)
Osasuna vs. RCD Espanyol (Martin DEMICHELIS and Pablo PIATTI)
Deportivo de la Coruña (German Lux) vs. CD Leganes (Martin MANTOVANI and Alexander SZYMANOWSKI)
Valencia (Enzo PEREZ and Fede CARTABIA) vs. Deportivo Alaves (Cristian ESPINOZA)

In Serie A, there’s a total of 32 Argentine players in Italy’s first division. Here are the matches in Serie A for this midweek involving Argentine players.

Tuesday, September 20:
AC Milan (Leonel VANGIONI and Jose SOSA) vs. Lazio (Lucas BIGLIA)

Wednesday, September 21:
Bologna vs. Sampdoria (Matias SILVESTRE and Ricardo ALVAREZ)
Udinese (Rodrigo DE PAUL) vs. Fiorentina (Gonzalo RODRIGUEZ, Hernan TOLEDO and Mauro ZARATE)
Atalanta (Alejandro GOMEZ) vs. Palermo
Genoa (Lucas ORBAN, Santiago GENTILETTI, Nicolas BURDISSO, Ezequiel MUÑOZ, Lucas OCAMPOS and Giovanni SIMEONE) vs. Napoli
Pescara (Albano BIZZARRI and Hugo CAMPAGNARO) vs. Torino (Maxi LOPEZ and Lucas BOYE)
Empoli (Jose MAURI) vs. Inter (Cristian ANSALDI, Ever BANEGA, Rodrigo PALACIO and Mauro ICARDI)
Chievo Verona (Nicolas SPOLLI, Mariano IZCO and Lucas CASTRO) vs. Sassuolo
Juventus (Paulo DYBALA and Gonzalo HIGUAIN) vs. Cagliari
AS Roma (Federico FAZIO, Leandro PAREDES and Diego PEROTTI) vs. Crotone


  1. Meanwhile,last Saturday, Tagliafico with another assist and man of the match performance against Quilmes, even though the game ended in a draw. By the way, he was also deployed as a left-side centre-back in a three man defence, 3-5-2 which shows his versatility. When will Bauza notice I wonder? The guy can attack and defend. Best left-back in Argentine Primera by far.

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