Argentina squad, schedule and form

Considered one of the big favorites of this World Cup, Argentina arrives in Qatar with ambitions but also pressure on their shoulders. Team, calendar and form, here is all you need to know about the Albiceleste.

Lionel Messi, Argentina World Cup

Argentina squad for the 2022 World Cup

The holder Giovanni Lo Celso (Villarreal) before the announcement of the list, then the wingers Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina) and Joaquin Correa (Inter Milan) then… Argentina were not spared by injuries before this World Cup . With a Lionel Messi back on top and surrounded by lieutenants like Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria, Paulo Dybala and Cristian Romero, this Albiceleste does not lack talent but does not necessarily have the most impressive squad of recent years. . Above all, it exudes an impression of collective strength.

Guardians: Emiliano Martinez (Aston Villa), Franco Armani (River Plate), Geronimo Rulli (Villarreal).

Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla), Nahuel Molina (Atlético de Madrid), German Pezzella (Bétis Sevilla), Cristian Romero (Tottenham), Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica), Lisandro Martinez (Manchester United), Juan Foyth (Villarreal), Nicolas Tagliafico (OL) ), Marcos Acuna (Seville).

Environments : Leandro Paredes (Juventus), Guido Rodriguez (Bétis Sevilla), Enzo Fernandez (Benfica), Rodrigo De Paul (Atlético de Madrid), Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen), Alejandro Gomez (Sevilla), Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton).

Forwards: Paulo Dybala (AS Roma), Lionel Messi (PSG), Angel Di Maria (Juventus), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan), Julian Alvarez (Manchester City), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Thiago Almada (Atlanta United).

Argentina schedule (Group C)

  • Tuesday November 22, 2022, 11 a.m., Argentina – Saudi Arabia (Day 1)
  • Saturday November 26, 8 p.m., Argentina – Mexico (Day 2)
  • Wednesday 30 November, 8 p.m., Poland – Argentina (3rd day)

The shape of Argentina

36 matches of invincibility! Argentina is quite simply the team that is in the best shape at this World Cup! Easily qualified for Qatar (behind Brazil), the Albiceleste crushed the second zone selections in a friendly, but also Italy (3-0) in June during the Finalissima. The Argentinians also won the Copa America in 2021 by defeating the Auriverde in the final (1-0).

Information about Argentina

The Argentinians can count on a perfectly serene coach in Qatar. Indeed, Lionel Scaloni, named after the fiasco of the 2018 edition, was extended until the 2026 edition even before the start of the World Cup! A just reward for leading his country to its first trophy since 1993.

Argentina’s chances at the 2022 World Cup

Along with Brazil, Argentina is clearly one of the two favorites for the title. No one imagines the Albiceleste finishing in any other position than at the top of their group ahead of Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Poland. Then, however, the course promises to be full-bodied with France possibly in the round of 16 then Spain or Brazil in the quarters!

History of Argentina at the World Cup: 18th participation; with two titles to the key.