Paulo Dybala starts for Argentina as Lionel Messi is on the bench in Friday’s World Cup qualifier.
Dybala will start for Argentina as Lionel Messi will likely play in the second half. Messi and Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni reportedly decided that Messi would not start the match. Here is the starting eleven:
Emiliano Martinez; Nahuel Molina, Cristian Romero, Otamendi, Marcos Acuña; De Paul, Guido, Lo Celso; Dybala, Di Maria and Lautaro Martinez.
Angel Di Maria will captain Argentina as Leandro Paredes, Gomes Gerth, Pezzella, Gaston Avila, Nicolas Dominguez, Enzo Fernandez, Santiago Simon, Cristian Medina, Thiago Almada, Exequiel Zeballos and Matias Soule don’t make the bench.