Pepi with the USA, Gruezo with Ecuador
After the 5-1 defeat at Bayer 04 Leverkusen, we go into the first international break of the year. Two FCA players will be joining up with their countries.
Ricardo Pepi will be in World Cup qualifying action with the USA as they take on El Salvador (Friday, 28th January), Canada (Sunday, 30th January) and Honduras (Thursday, 3rd February).
Carlos Gruezo and Ecuador will take on Brazil (Thursday, 27th January) and Peru (Wednesday, 2nd February) in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying.