Despite a dismal start to the worldthe Argentine national team He knew how to overcome and find the style of play with which they managed to achieve an unbeaten 36 games without defeat. This time, classified to the round of 16 as leaders of Group C, they will face Australia.
‘Albicelestes’ and ‘Socceroos’ have met a total of seven times, all were friendly matches. The balance is favorable to the South Americans who have won five matches, one draw and only recorded one defeat against the rival they will face this Saturday, December 3.
Possible formation of Argentina vs Australia
- Argentina Line-up: Emiliano Martinez, Nicolás Otamendi, ‘Cuti’ Romero, Nahuel Molina, Marcos Acuña; Enzo Fernández, Alexis Mac Allister, Rodrigo De Paul; Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martínez and Julián Álvarez
A priori, the Australian team will be a rival that should not provide too many complications; however, in this World Cup, we have already witnessed unexpected results. Even Argentina itself experienced one of these episodes in the defeat against Saudi Arabia.
In the match against Poland, those led by Scaloni found the way forward in Qatar. However, the Argentine coach will not be able to count on Ángel Di María, who was substituted in this last match due to discomfort in his quadriceps. In his replacement, Lautaro Martínez or Leandro Paredes would enter the starting eleven.
Qatar 2022 World Cup Calendar
- Round of 16: From December 3 to 6
- Quarter finals: December 9 and 10
- Semifinals: December 13 and 14
- Third and fourth place: December 17
- Final: December 18 th
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