Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni will be fielding a 4-3-3 in the opening match of the Copa America.
Lionel Scaloni has went with Nicolas Tagliafico on the left in place of Marcos Acuna, with the rest of the squad being what was rumored. Emiliano Martinez gets the start in place of Franco Armani and it’s a four man back line.
Gonzalo Montiel on the right, Lucas Martinez Quarta in for Cristian Romero who is not fit, Nicolas Otamendi partners him with Tagliafico. In midfield, it’s the trip of Paredes, De Paul and Lo Celso.
Messi will lead the attack alongside Lautaro Martinez and Nicolas Gonzalez. Here is the starting XI:
Emiliano Martinez; Gonzalo Montiel, Lucas Martinez Quarta, Nicolas Otamendi, Nicolas Tagliafico; Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Gio Lo Celso; Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez, Nicolas Gonzalez