Fred is in fine form, but a recall would surely make little sense. Brazil, after all, have no short-term needs and can afford to focus on Russia 2018.
So far the Brazilian clubs have played 19 games, winning 12 of them and losing just three. They are big favourites, but still need work.
Argentina's representatives were at a disadvantage in the early rounds of this year's Copa Libertadores. Now, they have a chance to fight back.
Chapecoense beat Colombia's Atletico Nacional 2-1 on Tuesday in an emotional match that commemorated the victims of last year's fatal air crash.
The 2017 Recopa Sudamericana will pit Chapecoense against Atletico Nacional where a tinge of brotherhood will be evident.
After two weeks of Copa Libertadores battle, the Brazil clubs look likely to win the title but the Argentina clubs may just catch up.