Argentina look for important 3 points at home

Argentina Line-up

Argentina host Paraguay on Tuesday night in Cordoba in what is a must win match for them.

It’s 5th place Argentina against 6th place Paraguay on Tuesday. Argentina are currently on 16 points (tied with 3rd and 4th place Ecuador and Colombia) while Paraguay are on 12 points. A win for the home team on Tuesday would certainly start to create some distance between them and the team behind.


Make sure to visit our World Cup Qualifiers page for full match fixtures, results and more. The team has drawn their last two matches 2-2 and will need these 3 points going into the November fixtures when they are away to Brazil and home to Colombia. Edgardo BAUZA confirmed the line-up as following:


The CB partnership for Argentina is an absolute new one, with veteran Martin DEMICHELIS partnering alongside Mateo MUSACCHIO, who will be earning his 3rd cap (DEMICHELIS is on 49 caps himself). DEMICHELIS last played for Argentina earlier this year (also in Cordoba) when Argentina picked up a 2-0 victory against Bolivia in a World Cup Qualifier. MUSACCHIO has not played a match for Argentina since March 2015 in a 2-0 friendly against El Salvador.

Argentina’s joint top scorer in these qualifiers Gabriel MERCADO (2 goals) returns to the line-up in place of the suspended Pablo ZABALETA. In midfield, Ever BANEGA replaces Matias KRANEVITTER. And up front, Nicolas GAITAN comes in for Cordoba’s own Paulo DYBALA.

Argentina are undefeated in these World Cup Qualifiers in the year 2016. Here are the results (click on match for full line-ups and more).

Fixtures & Results

Date Venue   Opponent Competition Result
24 Mar, 7:30 pm A Chile Logo Chile World Cup Qualifiers 2018 1 - 2
29 Mar, 8:30 pm H Bolivia Logo Bolivia World Cup Qualifiers 2018 2 - 0
01 Sep, 7:30 pm H Uruguay Logo Uruguay World Cup Qualifiers 2018 1 - 0
06 Sep, 7:30 pm A Venezuela Logo Venezuela World Cup Qualifiers 2018 2 - 2
06 Oct, 10:15 pm A Peru Logo Peru World Cup Qualifiers 2018 2 - 2
11 Oct, 7:30 pm H Paraguay Logo Paraguay World Cup Qualifiers 2018 0 - 1
10 Nov, 9:45 pm N Brazil Logo Brazil World Cup Qualifiers 2018 3 - 0
15 Nov, 8:30 pm N Colombia Logo Colombia World Cup Qualifiers 2018 3 - 0

Kick off is at 7:30pm Eastern time, 12:30am Wednesday morning in London.


  1. soumya sekhar pal

    Why agureo! He can’t even take a shot.

  2. ClacKamas

    man waht a chance ..both team draws…we cud go 3rd or maybe 2nd…and now…fak these scumbags

  3. Argentina2018

    Fire Bauza today or Argentina won’t qualify for God’s sake.

  4. guled

    This was expected.

  5. ClacKamas

    Motherfakarsssss!!!!!! Bench warmer Romerooooo….u son of a bitch!!!! where was faking Rojo????!!!!

  6. ClacKamas

    fking Banrga 7 mistakes already

  7. Argentina2018

    We are already in trouble because we will lose both games in November under this clown Bauza.

  8. ClacKamas

    Demi was lucky not to concede an early yellow and a goal from his committed foul

  9. ClacKamas

    son of a biach Diva maria ..cant even take a decent free kick

  10. EnganChe

    Bolivia 2:2 Ecuador
    Colombia 2:2 Uruguay

    The goalscorer for Bolivia, a guy literally named Pablo Escobar 😀

    Not the worst result for us although it would have been better if Ecuador and Colombia lost.

    1. petro

      Yes Enganche. Bolivia and colombia has helped kept the points within reachable range for argentina..

  11. ClacKamas

    Fak few more minutes Ecuador would lost the match now it is 2-2 ..still better

  12. mohammed

    Where to watch live match

  13. ClacKamas
  14. guled

    Hopefully bolivia and uruguay will win to reduce our stress.

  15. EnganChe

    Vamos Argentina, we need these 3 points very badly!

  16. Istiaque

    If we lose points here, we will be in trouble. Three points is an absolute necessity now!

  17. Julker9

    We were undefeated even in the last 2 Copa finals. But that brings nothing to us. We need to qualify 2018 WC being the best. And the job is to Bauza’s to be done.

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