The Ecuadorian team has a full squad to play in the second date of the World Cup qualifier where they will face Uruguay on Tuesday, in Quito.
After the loss to Argentina, Moisés Caicedo raised alarms in the tricolor ranks because of a blow to his right knee, from which he recovered, despite appearing in practice this Monday with a bandage.
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Niño Moi worked with his teammates, the discomfort disappeared and he was at the disposal of coach Félix Sánchez Bas, who confirmed the medical exit of the Chelsea midfielder.
“Everyone is training normally, which is what we want after the difficult game against Argentina, everything is available,” said the national coach when asked about Caicedo’s recovery status.
With Niño Moi in the midfield, the Tri strategist sees “interesting battles” in the game against Celeste with, for his part, Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), “two players of a high level, who They makes a difference.”
The coach intends to increase the work in the middle zone of Caicedo to “try to bring his best version and thus reduce the energy” of the Uruguayan team.
Sánchez Bas also removed doubts about the presence of Alexander Domínguez, who due to discomfort was not considered for the duel against the Albiceleste. “He is not in a position to play, but everything is good, available,” confirmed the strategist.
With the two selected players who are part of the team, the Spanish coach has 23 players for Tuesday’s game (4:00 pm). “We have a decision on the final eleven based on the whole squad,” said Sánchez Bas. (D)