Argentine Champions League preview: Lautaro Martínez, Cristian Romero, Gio Simeone


The Champions League group stage continues on Wednesday with 11 players taking part in the games.

Tuesday’s Champions League games did not see any Argentine goals or assists with Wednesday’s games having more attacking players.

Lautaro Martínez and Joaquín Correa are up against Bayern Munich as Inter host the German champions. Lautaro has three goals and one assist in five Serie A games this season with Correa having two goals and one assist in five games this season.

Gio Simeone and Napoli host last season’s finalists Liverpool. Simeone has only played in two games this season, both of them he was substituted on.

Atletico Madrid with Rodrigo De Paul, Nahuel Molina and Ángel Correa host FC Porto. Diego Simeone’s team will want to make it out of the group and hope to go a bit further in this season’s competition.

Cristian Romero and Tottenham Hotspur host Leonardo Balerdi’s Marseille. Romero has also just come back from an injury, as he played in Tottenham’s 2-1 win vs. Fulham.

Lucas Ocampos will make his Champions League debut with his new club Ajax. The Argentine joined them late in the transfer window as they play Rangers.

Exequiel Palacios and Bayer Leverkusen are away against Club Brugge. His former team mate Lucas Alario and the Europa League champions Eintracht Frankfurt play against Sporting.

Here are the matches involving Argentine players in the Champions League on Wednesday:

Ajax (Lucas Ocampos) vs. Rangers

Eintracht Frankfurt (Lucas Alario) vs. Sporting

Inter (Lautaro Martínez, Joaquín Correa) vs. Bayern Munich

Napoli (Gio Simeone) vs. Liverpool

Atletico Madrid (Rodrigo De Paul, Ángel Correa, Nahuel Molina) vs. FC Porto

Tottenham Hotspur (Cristian Romero) vs. Marseille (Leonardo Balerdi)

Club Brugge vs. Bayer Leverkusen (Exequiel Palacios)