Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni will make several changes to the starting XI for Argentina’s World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday.
Lionel Scaloni will be back on the bench coaching Argentina after testing positive and missing the 2-1 win vs. Chile on Thursday. He will be without Nicolas Tagliafico, Nicolas Otamendi, Rodrigo De Paul and Leandro Paredes, all of which are suspended for the match.
Gonzalo Montiel will start in place of Nahuel Molina while Germán Pezzella is back in the starting eleven and will alongside Lisandro Martínez. Marcos Acuña is back in the eleven for Nicolás Tagliafico.
Guido Rodriguez is back in the team after missing the match against Chile due to COVID as he will start in place of Leandro Paredes. Gio Lo Celso is back in the eleven while Lucas Ocampos is set to start in place of Alejandro Papu Gomez, who is not fully fit.
Up front, it’s between Nicolás González and Paulo Dybala while Lautaro Martínez and Angel Di María keep their place in the team. Here is the rumored XI for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier.
Emiliano Martínez; Montiel, Pezzella, Lisandro Martínez, Acuña; Ocampos, Guido, Lo Celso: Nicolás González or Paulo Dybala, Lautaro, Di María.