This Wednesday will be loaded with a great sports agenda. There is no doubt that today's highlight will be the Spanish first leg in the semi-finals at the Copa del Rey between Barcelona and Real Madrid, which will be played at 10:00. 17.00 (Argentine time) and will be broadcasted by the channels 610 and 1610 by DirecTV.
For the big battle of the date, It is still not certain that Lionel Messi is in the starting line in Barcelona. The Argentine and top scorer in the Spanish classic's history with 24 points, suffered a contracture in his right thigh during the fight against Valencia, and therefore he did not train on Monday. Also, coach Ernesto Valverde included him in the list of concentrates.
In this situation, Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari said: "It doesn't worry me at all whether he is playing or not, in football it is always good for the best players to play in all matches." the Indiecito He still has not confirmed the team and must speculate on injuries and rotations due to the large number of matches coming in February
On the other hand, at. 15:45 and with the television off ESPN, Sergio's Manchester City Only Aguero and the company face Everton. If those of Pep Guardiola get the three points, they will answer Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. The fight becomes an example of date 27 because citizens They face Chelsea on February 24 in the League Cup final.
At international level, Defensa y Justicia will begin its participation in the Copa Sudamericana against Botafogo in Brazil. The match, which corresponds to the first leg of the tournament, will be played at. 20.30 and will be broadcasted by the channels 611 and 1611 by DirecTV. The Sebastián Becaccece set will try to infect his good performance in the Super League (he is the second to three units of the Racing leader) to the international competition.
In addition, there will also be Copa Libertadore's matches, all of which correspond to the second phase. At 20.30, at Mario Alberto Kempes Stadium, Talleres de Córdoba will face Sao Paulo in Brazil. The meeting will be broadcast by Fox Sports 2
Kl. 18.15 there will be two other games, Defensor Sporting of Uruguay against Barcelona in Ecuador (Fox Sports), and Delfin, also from Ecuador, faces Venezuela's Caracas (Fox Sports 3). On the other hand, at. On 20.30, Palestine the Chile will face Independiente Medellín, a battle that can be seen Fox Sports and it can be seen at the same time on Facebook.
But not everything will be football on Wednesday. They will also start the transition of the second round of ATP 250 in Cordoba. In singles, Juan Ignacio Londero (112 in the ATP ranking) is in Italian Lorenzo Sonego (113) in the first round and in the central court. While this afternoon, not before 15.30, Pedro Cachin (280) plays against Spanish Pablo Carreño Busta (23). The meetings can be viewed on the screen Fox Sports 2
In addition, 4 matches will be played in the double table. In the morning, the duos from Salvadoras Marcelo Arévalo and American Jamie Cerretani will face the Belgian Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen. At noon, not before 13.30, there will be a cross between the Argentines: Máximo González and Horacio Zeballo meet Guido Andreozzi and Leonardo Mayer.
Then, Chilean Nicolás Jarry and Italian Paolo Lorenzi will meet the Czech Roman Jebavy and the Argentine Andrés Molteni. To close the day in doubles, not before noon. 14.30, the Argentinian couple Facundo Bagnis and Guillermo Durán will collide with the Brazilian Marcelo Demoliner and the Danish Friederik Nielsen.