Spain’s La Liga is well and truly underway with the La Liga Matchday 2 fixtures on Friday!
Two matches on Friday, both involving Argentinian players. Geronimo RULLI (who was selected by Jorge SAMPAOLI for the Argentina National Team) will be Real Sociedad’s goalkeeper when they host Villarreal’s Argentinian duo of Leonardo SUAREZ and Mariano BARBOSA. The second match will be between Real Betis (who no longer have any Argentinian representation following German PEZZELLA’s transfer to Genoa) hosting Celta Vigo with Facundo RONACGLIA and Gustavo CABRAL.
Nine Argentinians in one match in La Liga Matchday 2
All matches this weekend have at least one Argentinian representative. The match with the most Argentinians will be on Sunday as Getafe host Sevilla in Madrid with nine Argentine’s in the squads. A total of six players between Getafe and Sevilla have represented the Argentina National Team Getafe have veteran Daniel DIAZ with Sevilla having Ever BANEGA, Gabriel MERCADO, Guido PIZARRO, Joaquin CORREA and Nicolas PAREJA all representing the Albiceleste at senior level. As always, you can view the full list of Argentinians in La Liga by visiting our La Liga section.
Real Sociedad (Geronimo RULLI) vs. Villarreal (Leonardo SUAREZ and Mariano BARBOSA)
Real Betis vs. Celta Vigo (Facundo RONACGLIA and Gustavo CABRAL)
Alaves vs. FC Barcelona (Javier MASCHERANO and Lionel MESSI)
Girona vs. Malaga (Emmanuel CECCHINI and Esteban ROLON)
Levante vs. Deportivo (Federico CARTABIA)
Las Palmas (Hernan TOLEDO, Jonathan CALLERI, Leandro CHICHIZOLA and Sergio ARAUJO) vs. Atletico Madrid (Angel CORREA, Augusto FERNANDEZ and Nicolas GAITAN)
Espanyol (Pablo PIATTI) vs. Leganes (Alexander SZYMANOWSKI, Ezequiel MUNOZ, Martin MANTOVANI and Mauro DO SANTOS)
Eibar (Gonzalo ESCALANTE) vs. Athletic Bilbao
Getafe (Daniel DIAZ, Emiliano MARTINEZ and Nicolas GEROSITO) vs. Sevilla (Ever BANEGA, Gabriel MERCADO, Guido PIZARRO, Joaquin CORREA, Nicolas PAREJA and Walter MONTOYA)
Real Madrid vs. Valencia (Ezequiel GARAY)
If you missed it, Angel CORREA scored this cracker of a goal last week for Diego SIMEONE’s Atletico Madrid.