Enzo Fernandez of Chelsea renewed his romance with Argentina last night by performing admirably once more for his own nation.
Enzo Fernandez, who won the World Cup in Qatar last year, has already left his mark on his country’s history at the age of just 22.
The current champions are already in the South American qualifying stages in preparation for their 2026 title defense.
In the early hours of Friday, Argentina defeated Paraguay 1-0 at home in a World Cup qualifying match. Nicolas Otamendi scored the game-winning goal in the third minute.
Chelsea supporters will be interested to learn that Fernandez played 80 minutes in the center of midfield for Argentina.
Argentine national media outlet TyC Sports gave Fernandez’s most recent international performance an interesting review.
Enzo Fernandez (7/10) – TyC Sports It almost went smoothly without [Lionel] Messi. He was reprimanded early on, didn’t feel in shape, and had extremely impressive touches that let the attacking game shine. Although his participation was continuous, he did not gravitate as much in the second half.
The center midfielder for Chelsea was given a match rating by English media elsewhere.
“Enzo Fernandez (7/10) -,” declared GOAL. Did a little of everything for Argentina, demonstrating once more why he fits so well in this team’s composition.
With only being 22 years old, Fernandez already carries a heavy load for both club and country.
In the past year, we’ve witnessed him grow into such a reliable performer on any stage.
Frank Lampard, a former Chelsea manager, recently outlined his opinion that Fernandez plays best as a No. 8 midfielder when given the freedom to contribute offensively. However, he often takes on a deeper, more structured position for Argentina, the World Cup victors.