Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Starting Lineup

Lionel Messi’s World Cup campaign starts on Tuesday as Argentina takes on Saudi Arabia. It’s a 10:00 am GMT kick-off at the Lusail Stadium where the World Cup final will be played. Let’s take a quick look at Argentina vs Saudi Arabia lineup and team news.

Argentina vs KSA | Group C

Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Kickoff-Time: 7:00 am Argentina Time | 1:00 pm Saudi Time

Venue: Lusail Stadium, Al Daayen 

Live: FS1, ITV1, TyC Sports, fuboTV

Argentina’s Confirmed Lineup vs Saudi Arabia

Argentina Starting XI vs Saudi

Formation 4-3-3
Manager Lionel Scaloni
Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez  
Defender Molina, Cuti Romero, Otamendi, Tagliafico
Midfielder  De Paul, Paredes, Gomez
Forward Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Di Maria

Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni prefers a 4-3-3 formation. Nicolas Otamedi will lead the four-man backline. Lionel Messi will play alongside Lautaro Martinez and Di Maria at the front.

Team News:

Marcos Acuna is recovering from a minor leg injury. Paulo Dybala has recovered his hamstring injury. The Roma star came off the bench in their pre-World Cup friendly against UAE.

Saudi Arabia’s Confirmed Lineup vs Argentina 

Saudi Arabia Starting XI vs Argentina

Formation 4-3-3
Manager Herve Renard   
Goalkeeper Owais
Defender Abdulhamid, Altambakti, Al-Boleahi, Shahrani
Midfielder  M Kanno, A Malki, Al-Faraj
Forward  Al-Buraikan, Al-Shehri, Al-Dawsari

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia manager Herve Renard will play a 4-3-3 formation. Al-Buraikan and Al-Dawsari will be crucial in the offense.

Team News:

Salem Al-Dawsari has recovered from his appendix surgery and will start against Argentina.

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