Chile Announced Squad for Iran, Brazil Friendlies
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli has announced his team for the friendly matches against Iran and Brazil.
Chile will play Iran in Sankt Poelten, Austria on March 26 and Brazil in London three days later in the teams' first meeting since the Brazilians won their World Cup last-16 clash on penalties in June, Reuters wrote.
Sampaoli, who is preparing his team to host the Copa America from June 11-July 4, is expected to add home-based players to his squad after this weekend's domestic league matches.
Chile has been pitted against Mexico, Ecuador and Bolivia in Group A.
Claudio Bravo (Barcelona)
Eugenio Mena (Cruzeiro), Mauricio Isla (Queens Park Rangers), Gonzalo Jara (Mainz), Miiko Albornoz (Hanover 96), Gary Medel (Inter Milan), Enzo Roco (Elche), Igor Lichnovsky (Porto B)
Carlos Carmona (Atalanta), Arturo Vidal (Juventus), Charles Aranguiz (Internacional), David Pizarro, Matias Fernandez (both Fiorentina), Rodrigo Millar (Atlas), Jorge Valdivia (Palmeiras), Pedro Pablo Hernandez (Celta Vigo), Jose Fuenzalida (Boca Juniors)
Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal), Eduardo Vargas (Queens Park Rangers), Fabian Orellana (Celta Vigo)