World Cup Qualifiers Fantasy Tips: Brazil vs Argentina – Match Details, Probable XI & More

Although Argentina have the advantage of having their players from the Premier League join the squad when compared to Brazil, it will be a big task to win while travelling.

Saurabh Ganguly Author

Updated - 4 September 2021 11:30 pm

Match Details

Date: September 6, 2021

Time: 12:30 AM (IST)

Venue: Corinthians Arena, Brazil

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Preview:

Brazil and Argentina will meet each other in the FIFA World Cup qualifying match on Sunday evening (Monday, IST) in a rematch of the Copa America final played earlier this year. While it was Lionel Messi's Argentina who had won the Copa America earlier in the year, Brazil will be determined to take revenge this in the World Cup qualifying match. The rivalry is an intense one with a passionate fan following on both sides, which will add to the drama and intensity of this match.

Team News

Brazil:

Notably, the Premier League has decided not to release players for the international break for those countries which are on the COVID-19 red-list. Brazil, being one of them, means Thiago Silva, Fabinho, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison are not part of the Brazil team along with goalkeepers Ederson and Alisson Becker. Talisman Neymar is expected to be seen alongside Flamengo forward Gabriel Barbosa. Meanwhile, Weverton is likely to be the goalkeeper for them in the absence of Gabriel Barbosa.

Argentina:

For Argentina though, the Premier League players will be available to play. This implies that goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez will be available alongside Emiliano Buendia. Tottenham Hotspur duo Cristian Romero and Giovani Lo Celso are also likely to be available and will be in contention for a place in the XI in defence and midfield respectively. Juventus star Paulo Dybala will also be keen to earn a place in the side with Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martinez already forming quite a strong attacking trio.

Key Players:

Analysis:

Although Argentina have the advantage of having their players from Premier League join the squad when compared to Brazil, it will be a big task to win while travelling. On the other hand, Brazil will also be determined to avenge their Copa America final defeat. Expect nothing short of an action-packed blockbuster then with the arch-rivals taking on each other.

Probable Starting XI:

Brazil:

Weverton, Danilo, Militao, Marquinhos, Sandro, Ribeiro, Casemiro, Guimaraes, Vinicius, Barbosa, Neymar

Argentina:

E Martinez, Molina, Pezzella, Otamendi, Acuna, De Paul, Rodriguez, Lo Celso, Di Maria, Messi, L Martinez

Team 1

Team 2

Best 14:

Goalkeeper: E Martinez, Weverton

Defenders: Danilo, Marquinhos, Pezzella, Otamendi

Midfielders: Casemiro, Di Maria, De Paul. Ribeiro

Forwards: Messi, Neymar, Barbosa, L Martinez

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