Brazil To Play Messi-led Argentina; Preview, Team News And Squad Update

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Brazil have faced a dip in form after winning the Copa America as they have not been on the winning side in their previous four games. Read more for preview

Written By Abhishek Shetty | Mumbai | Updated On:

Two international footballing giants, Brazil and Argentina will face each other in Saudi Arabia to play their friendly game on November 15, 2019. The match will mark the return of Lionel Messi after serving his suspension of three months. The Barcelona star was banned by CONMEBOL after he criticised the match officials after Argentina lost to Brazil in their Copa America clash. Lionel Messi is in fine form this season for Barcelona and his return will be cherished by Argentina.

The clash is expected to be an entertaining one as both the sides will be locking horns for the first time since their Copa America 2019 semi-finals drama. The Brazilians have faced a dip in form after winning the Copa America as they have not been on the winning side in their previous four games. They shared the spoils with Senegal, Colombia, Nigeria and faced an upset against Peru. As for Argentina, they are on a decent run since with two draws and two wins in their last four games. Brazil have won 46 games to Argentina's 39 against each other in the past.

Brazil vs Argentina: Full Squad

Brazil's Squad

Goalkeepers: Alisson, Ederson, Daniel Fuzato
Defenders: Danilo, Emerson, Alex Sandro, Renan Lodi, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Eder Militao, Felipe
Midfielders: Casemiro, Arthur, Fabinho, Douglas Luiz, Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Paqueta, Willian
Forwards: David Neres, Roberto Firmino), Richarlison, Gabriel Jesus, Rodrygo

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Argentina's Squad

Goalkeepers: Agustin Marchesin, Juan Musso, Emiliano Martinez, Esteban Andrada
Defenders: Juan Foyth, Renzo Saravia, Nicolas Otamendi, German Pezzella, Marcos Rojo, Walter Kannemann, Nicolas Taglafico, Nehuen Perez, Guido Rodriguez
Midfielders: Giovani lo Celso, Leandro Paredes, Nicolas Dominguez, Rodrigo de Paul, Marcos Acuna, Roberto Pereyra, Lucas Ocampos
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Nicolas Gonzalez, Lucas Alario, Lautaro Martinez, Paulo Dybala

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