Lionel Messi spearheads the attack for Argentina with Rodrigo De Paul, Alexis Mac Allister and Leandro Paredes in midfield.
Messi is back in the Argentina starting XI as the team play their final World Cup qualifying match at La Bombonera. Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni had already stated that Franco Armani will start against Venezuela with Emiliano “Dibu” Martinez suspended. Here is the starting eleven:
Argentina confirmed XI: Armani; Tagliafico, Otamendi, Pezzella, Molina; De Paul, Paredes, Mac Allister; Messi, Joaquin Correa, Nicolás González
Coach Lionel Scaloni has decided not to include any of the youth players on the bench. Here is the bench:
Juan Musso, Gerónimo Rulli, Lucas Martínez Quarta, Juan Foyth, Julián Álvarez, Ángel Di María, Exequiel Palacios, Lucas Ocampos, Guido Rodríguez, Manuel Lanzini, Ángel Correa and Lucas Boyé.