Argentina vs Brazil LIVE: Stream, TV channel, team news for big World Cup qualifying match

GOOD EVENING FROM ARGENTINA

Welcome to our live coverage of the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Argentina and Brazil at the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario.

The two rival nations meet for the first time in the Superclasico since the summer’s Copa America Final, which saw the Albiceleste besting the Selecao and Lionel Messi winning his first ever international title.

Argentine manager Lionel Scaloni received some criticism for his decision to call up team captain Messi due to a knee injury he suffered recently.

But the Paris Saint-Germain superstar came off the bench to play for 15 minutes during last week’s 1-0 win at Uruguay.

Therefore, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner is fit enough and in contention to play in this major qualifier.

However, it is still highly unlikely that the Barcelona legend will complete 90 minutes, which is no problem for Scaloni as he can also call upon the likes of Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez and Juventus’ Paulo Dybala.

Brazil manager Tite, on the other hand, will be without star man Neymar as the PSG superstar suffered a thigh injury during training.

Real Madrid striker Vinicius Junior is the likeliest contender to replace the former Barcelona ace in attack.

Real star Casemiro is also suspended due to an accumulation of bookings.

Internacional’s Edenilson has been called up in his place, but Tite is likelier to play Liverpool’s Fabinho in the middle of the park

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