The Sporting midfielder started in the hosts’ defeat by Nigeria (0-2).
Tanlongo was eliminated from the U-20 World Youth Championship, after Argentina’s defeat by Nigeria (0-2) in the round of 16, in what was one of the biggest surprises of the competition so far.
In the match in San Juan, the athletic midfielder once again gained the confidence of coach Javier Mascherano to be a key player in the midfield in the selection of the Albiceleste (90 minutes in total), but he was not able to avoid defeat for the hosts. , having been associated with the two goals scored by the Africans – in the first goal he was “weak” and did not cut through the midfield; In the second, already acting as a center back on the right, he lost an aerial dispute.
However, the 19-year-old turned out to do well overall in the competition, and deserved first place in 3 of the 4 matches played by Argentina, in a manner that accounted for 251 minutes, more than the use he made. He deserved in 14 matches for Sporting since January (162).
Having said goodbye to the Under-20 World Cup, Tanlongo will now enjoy a period of vacation and should return to the club in early July, when the 2023/24 season begins.
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