The team has landed in Mendoza ahead of the match against Uruguay on Friday.
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The team has landed in Mendoza and there were no changes in training, which means it will likely be a 4-3-3 against Uruguay. The last training session saw the following players take part in the 11:
ROMERO; ZABALETA, FERNANDEZ, GARAY, ROJO; GAGO, MASCHERANO, DI MARIA; MESSI, AGUERO and HIGUAIN.
It's all but confirmed that the line-up above will be the one that will line-up against Uruguay for the match on Friday. Argentina will be tested. Against Uruguay, it's always a physical match and while the players might be out for revenge for the 2011 Copa America, the team has to watch out.
Uruguay's attacking force is probably the second most deadly in the world (following Argentina), if not, they are on par. FORLAN, SUAREZ and CAVANI have all made the list for Uruguay, as have ABREU, HERNANDEZ (injured) and Sebastian FERNANDEZ. Uruguay's line-up is still unknown. They could go for a defensive approach and try to get Argentina on the counter attack or they could go for an offensive line-up from the beginning. Uruguay are missing players through suspension and injury. Diego PEREZ, Alvaro PEREIRA, Abel HERNANDEZ and Gaston RAMIREZ are all out for them.
Rodrigo BRANA is supsended for the match against Uruguay but would be back against Chile while Ezequiel LAVEZZI is out injured has replaced by Juan MARTINEZ.
Argentina currently tops the South American World Cup Qualifiers table with 14 points while Uruguay is fourth with 12 points. Both teams are coming off 1-1 draws. Argentina drew with Peru 1-1 while Uruguay drew 1-1 with Ecuador. Prior to that, Argentina won 3-1 against Paraguay while Uruguay lost 4-0 to Colombia. The pressure will be on both teams. Argentina will want to stay top of the table and will be playing at home and Uruguay need the points.
Argentina will likely be wearing the dark blue jersey, as they did against Germany earlier this year.