Road to the 2023 World Cup: How did Argentina’s rivals fare on the FIFA date in April?

Three months after the start of the World Cup Australia – New Zealand 2023The qualified teams used the April FIFA date to measure themselves against other national teams and refine details for the World Cup that begins on July 20.

The Argentine national team played two friendlies against Venezuela of which one lost on penalties and the other won with a resounding 3 to 0. But in addition, the rivals that the albiceleste will have in the group stage of the World Cup also had activity.

Italy beat Colombia

Italy played only one friendly at the Tre Fontane Stadium, in the city of Rome, against Colombia. The match took place this Tuesday and the Italians prevailed by 2 to 1 with the goals of Valentina Giacinti and Mónica Ramos against. While María Usme scored the transitory tie for the Colombians.

South Africa did not put with Serbia

South Africa He also played a single match but as a visitor against Serbian. The friendly was shown last Monday at the Sportski Centar Fudbalskog, in the town of Stara Pazova, and the South Africans fell 3-2.

Slovic, Mijatovic and Damjanovic scored the goals for the Serbian national team, while Hildah Magaia and Jermaine Seoposenwe discounted for the “Banyana Banyana”.

Sweden lost one and drew another

Finally, Sweden He played two friendlies in his country. In the first match, lost to Denmark 1-0last Friday at the Eleda Stadion, in the city of Malmo.

And this Tuesday, at Gamla Ullevi, The Swedes drew 3-3 with Norway.. Fridolina Rolfö, Nathalie Björn and Olivia Schough scored the goals for the locals, while Frida Maanum x2 and Karina Saevik did the same for the visit.

Fixture of the Argentine National Team in the World Cup in Australia/New Zealand 2023

Date 1: Argentina vs Italy – July 24, 03:00 (Argentine time) in Auckland

Date 2: South Africa vs Argentina – July 28, 9:00 p.m. (Argentine time) in Dunedin

Date 3: Argentina vs Sweden – August 2, 04:00 (Argentine time) in Hamilton