ARGENTINA face Mexico TONIGHT knowing they will be OUT of the World Cup if they lose.
Lionel Messi and Co lost to Saudi Arabia in a SHOCK opening day result to leave them in a perilous position.
However, Lionel Messi and co will be eager to land the World Cup – a trophy which has eluded them since 1986.
But first, the Argentines will have to navigate their way past Mexico who haven't failed to qualify for the knock-out rounds in over 44 years.
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What time does Argentina vs Mexico kick off?
- Argentina's intriguing encounter against Mexico will take place on Saturday, November 26.
- It is scheduled to kick off at 7pm UK time – 9pm local time.
- Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusali, Qatar is the allocated arena for this match and it can hold a staggering 80,000 spectators.
- Mexico have failed to score in their last three games against Argentina with the last match in 2019 ending 4-0.
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What TV channel is Argentina vs Mexico on and can it be live streamed?
- Argentina vs Mexico will be broadcasted LIVE on ITV in the UK.
- Viewers also have the option to stream the entire action live via the ITV website or ITV hub.
- The ITV hub is available to download on your mobile phone or preferred tablet device.
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Can I watch Argentina vs Mexico for FREE?
Yes, Argentina's Group C clash against Mexico is available to watch for FREE in the UK so long as you have a valid TV license.
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Argentina and Mexico’s first ever meeting took place way back in 1930 at the World Cup in Uruguay where the former won 6-3.
Since then, the two nations have faced off a total of 23 times with the Albiceleste winning a majority of 15 times, compared to the Mexicans’ mere two wins.
The Tri haven’t beaten the Argentines since the Copa America in 2004 when they won 1-0 thanks to Ramon Morales’ winner.
Since then, Argentina have won eight out of 10 matches across all competitions against the Mexicans
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Good evening from Qatar
Welcome to SunSport’s live blog coverage of the World Cup clash between Argentina and Mexico at the Lusail Stadium.
Things have heated up in Group C after Poland defeated Saudi Arabia 2-0, shortly after Herve Renard stunned the Albiceleste with a shock 2-1 win which has gone down as one of the World Cup’s greatest ever upsets.
That means the Copa America winners really need a victory tonight to get back in the game and qualify for the Last 16.
Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni is not dealing with any fresh injury concerns with captain Lionel Messi scheduled to start despite training alone on Thursday due to problems on his left leg.
But Scaloni will have to make some major decisions as Manchester United’s Lisandro Martinez could come in for Nicolas Otamendi after overcoming some fitness issues.
Angel Correa, Paulo Dybala and Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister are also pushing for a place in the Argentinean starting line-up.
Mexico manager Gerardo Martino, on the other hand, will have to decide whether to stick with Henry Martin or field Wolves’ Raul Jimenez.
Jimenez came on from the bench against Poland earlier in the tournament but failed to help his team pick up the three points
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