Two times world cup champions Argentina’s next friendly match is against El Salvador which will be played on 28th March [GMT] at Landover’s FedEx field. Team captain and four times Ballon D’or winner Lionel Messi is looking fit and fine to make appearance in this friendly game. He was considered for a doubt for the game after sustaining a blow to his right foot in last El Clasico. But the player is now ready for international duty.
El Salvador vs Argentina Time, Telecast Channels
|Competition||FIFA International Friendlies|
|Date||28 Mar [GMT], 29 Mar [IST]|
|Time||8:30 pm [GMT], 2:00 am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||79,000 spectators|
|Home team||El Salvador|
|Telecast Channels||Sony Six SD, TyC Sports Argentina|
Worldwide Telecast Channels
Argentina: TyC Sports
Australia: beIN Sports Connect
Canada: beIN Sports
Congo: Super Sport 3 Africa
Croatia: Arena Sport 4
Ghana / South Africa: Super Sport 3 Africa
United States: Fubo TV, beIN Sports USA, beIN Sports Connect
Zimbabwe: SuperSport 3 Africa.
El Salvador vs Argentina Preview
The hosts have won just one game out of their last 5 international fixtures. Last win was against Nicaragua which was a clean sheet of 2-0. They lost remaining four games in last 5 games.
Argentina also faced some defeats even after World Cup final loss after great world cup run. The white and sky blues also lost against Cristiano Ronaldo’s national side on 18 November last year. Argentina also suffered loss against Neymar’s side on 11th October 2014 by 2-0.
Home team is 87 places behind Argentina in the current men’s ranking. Only have game have been played between Argentina and El Salvador so far. It was a 2-0 win of 2014 world cup runner-ups on 23rd June 1982.
Away side coach Gerardo Martino named 22 man squad comprised solely of foreign based players, before adding Ramiro Funes Mori of River Plate, Independiente’s Federico Mancuello and Newell’s Old Boys midfielder Maxi Rodriguez to his group last week.