After the triumph over Bolivia with three goals from captain Lionel Messi and the subsequent celebrations for winning the Copa América in Brazil, the team led by Lionel Scaloni will start a new series of games against the Paraguayan team – led by Argentine Eduardo Berizzo – in Asunción.
The American champion is back on track in the Playoffs with the aim of getting closer and closer to the World Cup that will be held at the end of November next year in Qatar.
Waiting for the FIFA ruling after the classic suspended in Brazil, the national team is in second place with 18 points, six behind the leader (Brazil) and three ahead of Uruguay.
This will be Argentina’s only match as a visitor in the triple matchday since next Sunday it will host Uruguay, due to date 5 pending, and on Thursday 14 it will do the same against Peru, both at the Monumental stadium.
The Paraguay team, led by Argentine Eduardo Berizzo, is in sixth position with 11 points and is two behind Colombia, which is located in the playoff zone.
At what time and where to watch Argentina vs Paraguay by Qualifiers
The match corresponding to date 11 will be played from 8 pm at the Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asunción, with arbitration by Brazilian Anderson Daronco and televised by Public TV and TyC Sports.
Probable formations of Argentina and Paraguay
Paraguay: Antony Silva; Robert Rojas, Gustavo Gómez, Junior Alonso and Omar Alderete; Mathías Villasanti and Jorge Morel; Ángel Romero, Miguel Almirón and Santiago Arzamendia; Antonio Sanabria or Carlos González. DT: Eduardo Berizzo.
Argentina: Emiliano Martínez; Gonzalo Montiel, Cristian Romero, Nicolás Otamendi and Marcos Acuña; Ángel Di María, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes and Giovani Lo Celso; Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martínez. DT: Lionel Scaloni.
Referee: Anderson Daronco, from Brazil.