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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia: Match Preview, Prediction, Fantasy, Lineup and Live Streaming

Lionel Messi will start his fifth FIFA World Cup as Argentina aim to give the maestro the perfect send-off from the international scene. They will take on Saudi Arabia in their first game of the competition at the Lusail Stadium on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia topped their group ahead of Japan in the qualification round to be here at this stage. However, they will have to be at their absolute best if they have to topple Argentina.

Argentina, on the other hand, have been superb under Lionel Scaloni and are one of the form teams of the tournament. They are also pitted to go all the way and clinch the title.

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Teams News


Lionel Messi will team up with Lautaro Martinez and Angel Di Maria up front. Joaquin Correa might not be fit enough for this match. There are also injury clouds over Exequiel Palacios and Lisandro Martinez, but they could well sneak into the playing XI.

Saudi Arabia

For Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Sharahili might not feature in this match owing to a muscle injury. Defender Hassan Tambakti also missed Saturday’s practice with pain.

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Predicted XI

Argentina Predicted Starting XI

Martinez, Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Acuna, De Paul, Paredes, Mac Allister, L Messi (C), L. Martinez, Di Maria

Saudi Arabia Predicted Starting XI

Al-Owais; Al-Burayk, Al-Amri, Al-Bulahyi, Al-Shahrani; Kanno, Al-Malki; Al-Shehri, Al-Faraj, Al-Daswari; Al-Buraikan

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Head-to-Head and Key Numbers

  • Argentina have dominated Saudi Arabia – they have won two out of their four matches against them. Two other matches have ended in a draw.
  • This is the first time, Argentina and Saudi Arabia are meeting at the FIFA World Cup.
  • Argentina have made it to the 18th FIFA World Cup. This year, this is the 13th consecutive appearance.
  • Argentina have not had the best runs in this competition – they have lost three of their last five matches at the FIFA World Cup.

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Fantasy Football Team

Captain: Lionel Messi
Vice Captain: Angel Di Maria
Goalkeeper: Emiliano Martinez
Defenders: Molina, Al-Amri, Otamendi, Acuna
Midfielders: De Paul, Paredes, Kanno
Strikers: Messi, Al-Shehri, Di Maria

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Match Details

Kick-off date: Tuesday, November 22
Kick-off time: 3.30 PM IST
Venue: Lusail Iconic Stadium

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Live Streaming

Live Telecast: Sports18 SD/HD
Live streaming: JioCinema (App & Website)

England vs Iran Match Outside India

United States – TV: FOX, Telemundo; Live Stream: fuboTV, Fox Sports app, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

Canada – TV: CTV, TSN; Live Stream: fuboTV, TSN app

United Kingdom – TV: BBC One; Live Stream: BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport Website

Australia – TV: SBS; Live Stream: SBS On Demand

New Zealand – TV: Sky Sports; Live Stream: Sky Sport

Malaysia – TV: RTM, Astro; Live Stream: Astro Go

Singapore – TV: Mediacorp Channel 5; Live Stream: StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singtel TV

Hong Kong – TV: BeIN Sports, ITV; Live Stream: Now TV, ViuTV

Nigeria – SuperSport and Showmax Pro.

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup Match Prediction

Argentina are a side in roaring form. They come into this match on the back of a 36-match unbeaten streak and hence, are overwhelming favourites to brush aside Saudi Arabia.

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